phData Named A “2017 Best Place to Work”

Minneapolis, MN – (September 7, 2017) – phData, a Big Data consulting and managed services firm, recently  announced it has been named one of the “Best Places to Work,” by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal. phData was featured on the 2017 list after receiving high marks from employees during a survey conducted by the publication. The firm has developed a strong reputation for attracting and retaining talented professionals by focusing on personal development, diversity, and a values-based culture.

“We are honored to be named one of the ‘Best Places to Work,” stated Brock Noland, phData President.  “We are constantly striving to create an authentic company culture where employees feel valued and enjoy what they do.  We believe we’ve created an environment that makes it a pleasure to come to work every day.”

The “2017 Best Places to Work” list features an elite group of businesses who foster an exceptional work environment as reported by their personnel. To determine award recipients, the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal surveyed employees regarding their company culture, communication efforts, leadership, benefits, and more.

phData’s headquarters is located at COCO, an innovative coworking and shared workspace facility located at the Grain Exchange building in downtown Minneapolis.  COCO recently opened a 15,000 square foot addition and phData doubled its dedicated work space as a result.  phData’s office expansion comes on the heels of explosive growth, with the number of employees more than doubling in 2017.

For more information on the 2017 “Best Places to Work” list, visit

About phData, Inc.

phData is a Big Data consulting and managed services firm based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  phData is the premier provider of Hadoop implementation in the Upper Midwest and has provided expert guidance to businesses, including numerous Fortune 500 companies, to leverage their big data.  phData’s managed service offering specializes in developing, implementing and maintaining turnkey, comprehensive solutions which meets the needs of ever changing organizations.  For more information visit:

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