Insight Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq:NSIT) today announced the acquisition of BlueMetal, an interactive design and technology architecture firm based in the Boston area, with offices in Chicago and New York.
BlueMetal delivers strategic design, application development, business intelligence solutions and data visualization platforms. BlueMetal has expertise in financial services, healthcare, education, government and retail and generated revenue of approximately $25 million over the last twelve months.
“Insight continues to invest in strengthening our services capabilities that bring value to our clients’ businesses,” said Ken Lamneck, president and CEO, Insight Enterprises. “This relationship expands our geographic footprint and expertise in application design, mobility and business analytics, while also building on our unique position to bring richer solutions powered by Intelligent Technology(TM) to our clients.”
“When BlueMetal was established five years ago, our team set a goal to design and deliver business and technology solutions for some of the most challenging issues facing clients,” said Scott Jamison, CEO, BlueMetal. “Joining Insight, a leading global services and solutions provider, will enable us to grow our team and expand our expertise to clients around the world.” Jamison joins Insight as VP of Services.
Analysts expect that by 2020, customers will manage up to 85% of their relationships with businesses without interacting with a human. This creates the business imperative to incorporate Intelligent
Technology(TM) to manage the customer journey.
“BlueMetal’s award-winning work in the area of application design, mobility and big data enable clients to empower their work forces and engage with customers in an increasingly mobile world,” said Steve Dodenhoff, president, Insight U.S. “We are thrilled with the addition of the BlueMetal team.”