Entries by Scott Stone


The Analytics World Just Got Flat: IBM Analytic Answers

Thomas Friedman’s book “The World Is Flat” describes how outsourcing, technology, and other factors helped level the business playing field around the globe. What if traditional barriers to entry for using big data and business analytics were removed? Would small to mid-sized businesses be able to compete more effectively with larger organizations? IBM has made […]

A Sales Perspective on Incentive Compensation and Sales Performance Management

On April 13, 2012, IBM announced the acquisition of Varicent, a leading provider of sales performance management (SPM) and incentive compensation (IC) analytics software. The Ironside Group loves this move as it further sets IBM business analytics solutions apart from the pack. This acquisition is continued proof of IBM delivering on its strategic growth objective […]

Ironside Group expands to the Southeast

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 […]