JW Software Expands
The transformation of JW Software’s headquarters was more than a construction project: It furthers the corporation’s mission and values, setting the course for the next generation of employees, and products to grow.
The transformation of JW Software’s headquarters was more than a construction project: It furthers the corporation’s mission and values, setting the course for the next generation of employees, and products to grow. The major components of the transformation project included the addition of 6 new office spaces, the addition of all new workstations, a new kitchen, additional employee bathroom, and a second conference room.
“JW Software chose to grow where it originated because of Missouri’s close proximity to its client base, the availability of business-friendly initiatives like the Missouri works program, and because the ample talent pool of information technology candidates from local Missouri universities provide the ideal location for a customized software solutions business.”
As JW Software, Inc. has prospered, it has invested heavily in its workforce. Its very impressive just how much JW Software has grown, both in physical size and workforce. The company is still actively hiring for several positions and does not anticipate a slowdown. With a strong focus on employment, JW Software Management is working on a wide variety of company projects.
“The transformation of the JW headquarters will advance the companies mission while creating a more collaborative and welcoming workspace, with a blossoming work culutre.”
In addition to the growth of the JW Software Office footprint, JW Software also invested in 3000sq ft. workout facility to offer a wellness program to improve employee health, and morale. The on-premise facility is equipped with circuit training equipment, free weight systems, and cross training equipment as well as offering personalized yoga sessions, group cycling, a cross-fit program and group workouts through with a local trainer.
“The goal is to hopefully improve employees’ health, lower their health care costs, and possibly increase their productivity, and also provide company family and friends access to a close workout facility and classes.”
Tech Growth in Missouri
The Milken Institute’s 2016 State Technology and Science Index shows that Missouri ranked third in average yearly growth of high-tech industries from 2010 to 2015. In 2016, Missouri ranked 28 out of 50. Two years prior, Missouri ranked 34 out of 50. In 2012, Missouri ranked 29 out of 50. These scores are based on several factors: human capital investment, research and development, risk capital, technology and science workforce, and technology concentration.
JW Software was started in 1989, as a software company designed to create custom business applications for small businesses in the St. Louis area. The company found a niche in the insurance industry, specifically Third-Party Administrators who needed Claims Management Software to manage their business needs and launched the claims management software. FileHandler™ has become a trusted software solution in the claims and risk management market for the past 32 years. JW Software is continuing its growth and evolution in 2021 with FileHandler Enterprise™, the newest claims management solution incorporating the newest technology and security to the system. FileHandler Enterprise™, the flagship claims management software and PolicyHandler, a complete Workers’ Compensation Policy Management System, have evolved to develop a comprehensive web-based software solution for businesses to effectively manage policies and insurance claims.