CLEVELAND, April 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dakota Software, a leading provider of Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) and Sustainability management software, has been named Tech Company of the Year by OHTec, an organization dedicated to the growth and development of Ohio's technology-based businesses.
The OHTec awards recognize companies for employee growth, product innovation, and overall contributions to the tech community. Dakota Software, which won Tech Company of the Year - Small Company, grew its employee count by more than 30% in 2015 and predicts more than 40% growth in 2016. Dakota also participates in countless community and technology events including programs that further student education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs at the high school and university level.
"Our recent growth correlates directly to our ability to attract and retain tech talent," said Reg Shiverick, president and CEO of Dakota Software. "Since moving from the suburbs to downtown Cleveland in 2013, we've had great success recruiting the type of technology professionals we need to fuel product innovation and sales growth. We've also found that our core mission, which is improved environmental and safety performance, resonates with workers who want their efforts to contribute to a greater good."
For more than 25 years, Dakota Software's solutions have been used by EHS professionals to proactively ensure compliance and improve overall EHS performance. Its ProActivity Suite is the only software solution that includes a library of translated regulatory content. This unique content integration allows facilities to easily determine which regulations apply to them, provides notifications of relevant changes, and provides end users with guidance and clarification on complex subject matter.
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About Dakota Software
Founded in 1988, Dakota Software introduced the first software product specifically designed to support EHS compliance. Now the market leader, Dakota's ProActivity Suite of products makes it easier for organizations to achieve and maintain EHS compliance. Its solutions are designed to eliminate uncertainty, so organizations can move beyond compliance and focus on social responsibility and other corporate sustainability initiatives. For more information on Dakota Software's EHS Management solutions, please visit www.dakotasoft.com.
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