Merger creates 150-strong consultancy specialised in agile

16 December 2014 2 min. read
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Agile specialist firm SolutionsIQ has acquired BigVisible Solutions. The acquisition is in line with SolutionsIQ's ambition to grow its Agile capabilities, and will create a 150-strong consulting firm specialised in Agile offerings. Financial details of the deal have not been disclosed.

BigVisible Solutions is an in 2006 established Agile consulting firm, based in Boston, the US. The firm that is specialised in information technology, project management, Agile, scrum, lean, and kanban, offers a team-up, top-down approach that empowers individuals at all levels of the organisation with the knowledge and Agile tools they need to achieve greater productivity, visibility, product quality, and accelerated value delivery.

SolutionsIQ is a Redmond (US)-based provider of Agile transformation services, established in 1979, that offers training, team coaching, management consulting, and software development. The firm’s clients include companies in the financial services, healthcare, telecommunications, government, and technology industries.

In order to keep up with its growth experienced in the past few years* and it in line with its ambition to grow its consultant base by 35% in 2015 to address this growing demand, SolutionsIQ acquired BigVisible Solutions. The acquisition will expand the SolutionsIQ’s geographic reach, especially in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States, and create the largest Agile consultancy focused on enterprise transformations, with nearly 150 Agile consultants.

“By combining two groups of experienced Agile experts, we significantly increase our ability to meet the needs of Fortune 500 customers with geographically-dispersed operations,” comments Charlie Rudd, CEO at SolutionsIQ. “The Business Agility offerings strengthen our Agile Transformation Solution. Customers obtain an adaptive framework that accelerates performance and the foundation to effectively compete and win in the 21st-century innovation economy.”

Giora Morein, former CEO at BigVisible, adds: “A core part of the BigVisible philosophy has always been to make a big and visible impact on our customers, our industry and our partners. The merging of these two market-leading organisations will allow us to do that on a much greater scale – to have an even greater collective impact on our market – something I find tremendously exciting.”

* SolutionsIQ has been experiencing a consistent 20% plus growth, which is a result of the increasing critical role of ‘business agility’ to global organisations.