New Editions employee Kristen Smith-O’Connor and co-author Alan King were recipients of the 6th Annual ICT Accessibility Testing Symposium Best Paper Award for their paper Agile DevOps and the Future of Accessibility in the Software Development Life Cycle. This paper presented practical approaches for implementing an accessibility-focused version of the underlying principles of agile Dev/Ops (called A11yDevOps), aiming to drive more meaningful, conformant, and successful information and communication technology (ICT) development and maintenance through the strategic integration of accessibility subject matter expertise. The paper highlighted work being done at DHS OAST through a contract with New Editions Consulting.
Awards and Commendations
Best Paper Award, ICT Accessibility Testing Symposium
National Organization on Disability 2019 Leading Disability Employer
The 2019 National Organization on Disability (NOD) Leading Disability Employer Seal™ recognizes companies that demonstrate exemplary employment practices for people with disabilities.
2019 Washingtonian Magazine Great Place to Work
New Editions is one of Washingtonian’s 50 Great Places to Work! The Washingtonian highlighted New Editions and the other workplaces in its May 2019 issue. This is the second time the Washingtonian has recognized New Editions. The 2019 winning workplaces were chosen on the basis of such measures as generous pay and benefits, interesting and meaningful work, great work/life balance, opportunities to learn and grow, commitment to charity and community, and the recognition and respect given to employees.
2018 Washington Post Top Workplace
For a fourth year, the The Washington Post named New Editions as one of the DC area's Top Workplaces for 2018. Top workplaces are determined solely based on survey results from employees.
National Organization on Disability 2017 Leading Disability Employer
The 2017 National Organization on Disability (NOD) Leading Disability Employer Seal™ recognizes companies that demonstrate exemplary employment practices for people with disabilities.
2017 Washington Post Top Workplace
In 2017, the The Washington Post again named New Editions as one of the DC area's Top Workplaces for a total of three years. Top workplaces are determined solely based on survey results from employees.
AbleData APEX 2016 Award Winner
AbleData wins APEX 2016 Award of Excellence: Websites, Special Purpose
National Organization on Disability 2016 Leading Disability Employer
New Editions won National Organization on Disability 2016 Leading Disability Employer.
2015 Washington Post Top Workplace
In 2015, the The Washington Post again named New Editions as one of the DC area's Top Workplaces for two years in a row. Top workplaces are determined solely based on survey results from employees.
2015 Best Places to Work in Virginia
This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Virginia, benefiting the state's economy, workforce and businesses. The 2015 Best Places to Work in Virginia list is made up of 100 companies and published by Virginia Business Magazine.
2014 Washington Post Top Workplace
In 2014, the The Washington Post named New Editions as one of the DC area's Top Workplaces. Top workplaces are determined solely on employee feedback about engagement, organizational health and satisfaction.
2013 Recognition of New Editions' Babymoons
New Editions was recognized in a Washington Post article for our babymoon concept - which allows employees and their spouses to take a two-day, expense paid trip to rest and relax before their new baby arrives.
2013 Washingtonian Magazine Great Place to Work
In 2013, Washingtonian Magazine named New Editions as one of the 50 Great Places to Work in the Washington Metropolitan Area. New Editions is especially honored by this commendation because we received it based on the results of a survey of our employees in which they ranked the company on pay and benefits, challenging and interesting work, work/life balance, opportunities to learn and grow, financial stability, commitment to charity and community and the recognition and respect given to them.
2013 US Business Leadership Network (USBLN®) Small Employer of the Year Award
New Editions received the USBLN® first Small Employer of the Year Award. The purpose of the USBLN® Annual Leadership Awards is to further the USBLN® mission of identifying leading disability workplace, supply chain and marketplace practices. Award recipients demonstrate outstanding commitment to promoting disability diversity across their enterprises and clearly embody the highest ethical standards and values in the community. The US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) is a national non-profit that helps business drive performance by leveraging disability inclusion in the workplace, supply chain, and marketplace. The USBLN® serves as the collective voice of over 50 Business Leadership Network affiliates across the United States, representing over 5,000 businesses. Additionally, the USBLN® Disability Supplier Diversity Program® (DSDP) is the nation’s leading third party certification program for disability-owned businesses, including businesses owned by service-disabled veterans.
2007 through 2010 - Inc. Magazine Fastest Growing Companies in America
In 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010, Inc. Magazine named New Editions as one of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America based on sales in our industry. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs. Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures LLC, Inc. is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today’s innovative company builders.
2007 Fairfax County Disability Services Board Employer of the Year
New Editions was named Employer of the Year by Fairfax County Disability Services Board for our commitment to the employment of people with disabilities. The county’s Fairfax Area Disability Services Board presents the Martha Glennan Employer of the Year Awards each year to businesses in the Fairfax area that encourage inclusion in their workforce and provide employment and promotional opportunities to people with disabilities. Martha Glennan was a disability activist and served as the first chairperson of the Fairfax Area Disability Services Board in 1992.
2007 On Local (DC Metro) Television News
WUSA, Channel 9 filmed at New Editions in December 2007 for a segment entitled JC and Friends that highlights local people making a difference in society. The segment focused on our model of including individuals with disabilities in the workplace. The three minute segment aired on January 18, 2007.