Cork’s top IT companies join forces following International success
Leading Cork IT companies Digital Crew and Granite Consulting have joined forces following close collaboration and the international success of the project management software, TeamworkPM developed by the software development team at Digital Crew.
Digital Crew have signed a takeover agreement with Cork firm Granite Consulting who will take over the running of the web development side of the business following close collaboration between both companies over the last two years. Under the Agreement, Digital Crew will focus on its highly successful TeamworkPM business which has rapidly expanded over recent years while Granite Consulting will take over responsibility for all website development with the core website development team at Digital Crew joining the Granite Consulting business.
Speaking about the agreement, Sam Kidd, Director of Digital Crew said that “Due to success of TeamworkPM, our software development team made the critical decision to concentrate their efforts wholly on the successful application. Once that decision was made we needed to find a strong partner who could take over and improve the web development side of our business. We had worked well with Granite on a number of projects and knew that our web clients would be in very safe hands with them. They are also extremely strong on the web marketing side of the business, which is an extra service that we know our existing clients will benefit from”
Granite Consulting with offices in Mahon, Cork and Skibbereen are an award winning digital marketing company with expertise in the fields of Search Engine Optimisation, Online Advertising, Social Media as well as Website, E-commerce and Facebook application development. 100% Irish owned, Granite started with 4 people in the midst of the recession and now employ 12 people to service a rapidly growing client list, which includes Enterprise Ireland, Moran Hotel Group, Intel, PGI, Ceramicx, Newsweaver and Dawn Meats. Granite actively run campaigns in over 15 languages across every continent delivering millions in sales for their clients.
Granite Director Robert Carpenter who is overseeing the transfer of clients stated:
This collaboration is great news for both companies. We are looking forward to working with the Digital Crew web team and using their superb CMS system and we can also provide valuable online marketing expertise to those clients. We work well with the Digital Crew team and this was a huge motivation behind the takeover
TeamworkPM, which was initially developed 4 years ago, is an easy-to-use, online teamwork and project management software application that helps managers, staff and clients work more productively online. The cloud based application which helps teams to track and manage projects, share ideas and files and even provide clients with unique access has been a huge online success with large and small international organisations. TeamworkPM users include a diverse range of home and international clients including Dublin Corporation, Universal Studios, EA Sports, Ohio University, Pfizer, Oxfam, Forbes travel, Ubisoft, Sony and Pepsi. It is rapidly becoming the Project Management application of choice in the marketplace.
The Web development business continues to operate under the name Digital Crew.