BUSINESS INSIGHTS

Jan 14, 2015

BlueGranite Announces Acquisition of CapstoneBI

Matthew Mace Posted by Matthew Mace

BlueGranite and CapstoneBI are pleased to announce that they have entered into an agreement in which BlueGranite acquired CapstoneBI, an Ann Arbor, Michigan based business intelligence consulting firm.

CapstoneBI“We’ve known CapstoneBI for almost eight years now, and have partnered together on numerous projects. We’re thrilled to have them become part of the BlueGranite team,” stated Matthew Mace, Founder and CEO, BlueGranite.

BlueGranite was awarded a spot on the Inc. 5000 in 2014 as one of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S. Founded in 1997, the firm has worked with over 200 clients across a wide range of industries including retail, consumer goods, healthcare, manufacturing, education, casino gaming, financial services, government and non-profit. The acquisition makes BlueGranite one of the largest data and analytics specialists in the country, with forty team members located in twelve states.

“Our BI and analytics consulting business is an ideal fit for BlueGranite,” stated Eric Lofstrom, Owner, CapstoneBI. “We’re thrilled to join the company, leveraging our experience with the Microsoft platform, SQL Server and other data and analytics tools to create a go-to team of specialists in the industry.”

“The future of data and analytics is very bright, with new big data technologies giving our clients the ability to access complex and unstructured data sources that before were too costly to acquire. Our key value to our clients is our team of top-tier, senior level consultants who deliver these analytics solutions, and joining forces with CapstoneBI helps us bring more value to clients with an even broader set of skills and experience,” stated Rob Kerr, Chief Operating Officer, BlueGranite.

Founded in 1997, BlueGranite is a business analytics consulting firm specializing in the architecture design, implementation and support of modern data platforms. Our passion is helping clients garner more value and insight from their data using a portfolio of tools from our partners. Our agile project approach focuses on uniting business needs with technical requirements to deliver rich, interactive experiences for business users that drive value across the organization. BlueGranite is a privately held firm headquartered in Michigan with team members located across the central and eastern U.S. Please contact us today if you are interested in discussing the Modern Data Platform and what it could mean for your organization.

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Matthew Mace

Matt is the CEO of BlueGranite. He has nearly two decades of experience helping clients create competitive advantages through sophisticated business analytics. A Top 40 Business Leader Under 40 for West Michigan, Matt is a graduate of Western Michigan University and earned his MBA from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.

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