Concord, a Premier IBM Business Partner and leader in senior-level business and IT consulting, combines its deep experience and core competencies in process, data and system integration to deliver industry-specific, Big Data analytics’ solutions to a nationwide client base.

With a proven track record in delivering industry solutions based on IBM’s Information Management and WebSphere product lines, Concord has been instrumental in large enterprise software sales and services for IBM’s Optim, Guardium and Big Data platform.

Additionally, Concord excels in creating end-to-end business process solution packs to complement and enhance the BigInsights platform. These packs include transaction monitoring, transaction trending, transaction analytics and payload forensics reporting. “We have coupled the power of Hadoop with in-memory MOLAP cubes to deliver the fastest real-time analytics and simulation platform on the market,” said David Stansberry, VP of Alliances for Concord.

While maintaining its engagement with IBM’s Big Data Sales, Product Marketing and Product Development teams, Concord is positioned to capitalize on Big Data due to completeness and quality of the platforms stack as well as the ability to marry it with existing information management paradigms and tools in unparalleled install bases.

“Concord remains committed to delivering technical pre-sales and implementation expertise within IBM’s Big Data stack,” said Stansberry.  “Additionally, we have enabled our staff and successfully completed certifications for both IBM Big Insights as well as Streams.”

Along with Big Data Integrations, Concord has been successful in implementing Hadoop-based solutions to clients. Some of these solutions include:               

–       Providing a list of major retail store locations selling specific products within a set proximity

–       Improving existing senior subscriber retention for a national health payer

–       Providing analytic insight around claims overpayments for a regional health payer

–       Simulating payment scenarios to providers to gain future contract negotiation insight for a major health payer

–       Enabling service bundling and upselling to key demographics for a wireless telecom

–       Mining social media to increase customer spending for a national bank

“IBM has enjoyed an outstanding business relationship with Concord as a Business Partner since 2008,” said Chris Allen, Worldwide Business Development Executive of IBM’s Software Group. “We are impressed with the staff at Concord as well as their expertise in implementing complex solutions across multiple platforms and industries.”

Concord is a privately-held consulting firm providing business and technology solutions to its nationwide client base. Through proven methodologies, deep expertise and a seasoned team of national consultants, we deliver world class solutions centered on Data, Process and System Integration.

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