The partnership will allow OpenSymmetry and The Ironside Group to help customers transform static transactional data into dynamic visualization reporting to achieve higher levels of performance and predictability
Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 21, 2013
OpenSymmetry, a global sales performance management (SPM) consulting firm, and The Ironside Group, a U.S. leader in selling and implementing IBM business analytics solutions, today announced from IBM’s Vision 2013 conference in Orlando, FL a joint partnership to deliver IBM business analytics and incentive compensation management solutions to their respective customers.
“Incentive compensation management is a natural progression for IBM analytics customers, helping them reduce costs and payment errors while improving efficiency,” said Tim Kreytak, CEO of The Ironside Group. “Likewise, we can assist OpenSymmetry customers with harnessing the power of their structured and unstructured data to transcend performance beyond compensation management to the rest of the business.”
OpenSymmetry and The Ironside Group are IBM’s largest U.S.-based premier business partners in their respective markets, with each firm servicing more than 200 customers in the U.S., and OpenSymmetry expanding to over 700 worldwide. The partnership will allow OpenSymmetry and The Ironside Group to help customers transform static transactional data into dynamic visualization reporting to achieve higher levels of performance and predictability, pinpoint new revenue generating opportunities, and allow for faster problem solving.
“Combining the expertise of our two organizations demonstrates our commitment to enabling our clients to enhance their end-to-end performance management and to leverage the power of their world class IBM software solutions,” said Rob Blohm, senior vice president of global sales at OpenSymmetry. “The alignment of our sales and marketing efforts jointly will help both organizations grow existing customer relationships and help new customers gain the valuable ROI of their SPM solutions.”
OpenSymmetry is the only global performance management consulting company that offers real-time business intelligence for reporting and analysis dedicated to sales performance management. The firm also provides end-to-end performance management roadmaps across all pillars of core SPM processes consisting of both strategic and technical services, enabling customers to transform their sales performance solutions into actionable results. OpenSymmetry has helped over 700 global companies achieve results, placing each in the top one percent of their respective marketplace.
Both companies will host an after-conference happy hour at the center bar of the JW Marriott from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
OpenSymmetry, a Premier Sponsor for the event, will also hold discussions on the latest developments in SPM technology and demonstrate their new SPM Assessment tool in booth #27. The Ironside Group is an exhibitor sponsor at booth E410. Click here for the full Vision 2013 conference agenda.
About The Ironside Group
Founded in 1999 and headquartered in historic Lexington, Massachusetts, The Ironside Group is a multidisciplinary technology and advisory consulting firm that specializes in all facets of IBM business analytics. Ironside offers service lines in the areas of business intelligence, data warehousing, predictive analytics, and enterprise planning. The company is a long-standing and well-respected IBM premier partner and specializes in designing and implementing enterprise business intelligence solutions utilizing the IBM business analytics software suite. In addition to its consulting practice, The Ironside Group offers fully hosted and managed IBM business intelligence solutions on its cloud platform, as well as a comprehensive professional training in every facet of the IBM business analytics solution stack.
OpenSymmetry is a global sales performance management (SPM) consulting firm delivering end-to-end performance management solutions consisting of both strategic and technical services that enable customers to transform their sales performance solutions into actionable results.
Founded in 2004, OpenSymmetry is headquartered in Austin, Texas with offices in London, Sydney, Johannesburg, Chennai and Kuala Lumpur. Clients range from SMB to Fortune 500 companies in the Communications, Financial, Health/Life Sciences, and IT/Distribution industries. For more information, please visit http://www.opensymmetry.com.
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