Happy New Year!  Ironside Group is pleased to announce its expansion into the Southeast by opening its newest office at 659 Auburn Avenue, Suite 158, Atlanta, GA.

Ironside is a premier and exclusive IBM business partner specializing in business intelligence and data warehousing (Cognos), corporate performance management (TM1 and FSR) and predictive analytics (SPSS).  Since it’s inception in 1999, Ironside has served hundreds of East Coast and Midwest customers in financial services, insurance, manufacturing, retail, health care, and other industries. 

Scott Stone recently joined Ironside from the IBM Business Analytics team. Scott will be responsible for leading our expansion in the Southeast.  He has eight years of financial experience as a CPA at Pricewaterhouse Coopers and 10 years of Rational Software and Cognos sales experience.  Scott looks forward to continuing to serve both his previous and new  IBM Business Analytics customers in the Southeast (primarily TN, MS, AL, GA and FL).  Scott can be reached at (404) 964-5929 or sstone@ironsidegroup.com.  We encourage you to view some of Ironside’s and Scott’s customer references to see the combined value they bring to the table:

www.ironsidegroup.com/client-portfolio

www.linkedin.com/pub/scott-stone/3/943/b0b

We are putting the final touches on our 2012 Southeast client outreach plan.  We plan to hold the following upcoming events (cities and dates yet to be determined, unless indicated):

March – Dashboard Visualization Best Practices

March – Introduction to IBM Cognos Insight (new data discovery/visualization tool)

March 26-28 – Atlanta IBM Cognos 10 Report Studio Fundamentals Training

March 29-30 – Atlanta IBM Cognos 10 Report Studio Advanced Training

April/May – IBM Cognos Insight Hands-on Workshop

We look forward to making additional investments in the Southeast over the coming months and years.  Examples include BI health checks, implementation jump starts, BI competency center reviews, workshops, lunch-n-learns, etc.  We are open to hearing from customers and considering additional ways we can help them in return for some good press once earned.

Lastly, Ironside Group is currently recruiting exceptional business intelligence and corporate performance management pre/post sales resources based in the Southeast.  Please Contact Us if you are aware of any highly qualified and experienced people.