REDMOND, Wash., July 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloom Consulting and Project Management Group, Inc. announced today it has sold its Application development division to Louisiana-based Sparkhound, LLC for an undisclosed amount as part of its growth strategy.
"The restructuring of the company is part of our long-term vision to grow our business management consulting and transformational Project Management Services, that span waterfall to Agile methodologies, for our high-tech and security enterprise customers. Sparkhound and Bloom have been strategically partnered for the past two years after Sparkhound's CEO, Shawn Usher, joined Bloom's Board of Advisors in 2015," said CEO, Heather Zindel. "The acquisition is a natural evolution of an already successful relationship."
The acquisition will enable Zindel, to continue to work strategically with Sparkhound to deploy modern, Azure-driven Windows 10 solutions to its largest enterprise application customers while continuing to grow and operate her Redmond-based consulting business.
"Our application development partnership with the team at Bloom has benefited both organizations and most importantly, made a meaningful impact on our clients. We aim to continue the trend and support our current growth momentum in the security industry," stated Shawn Usher, CEO of Sparkhound LLC.
Sparkhound's 200-person company operates locations in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Birmingham, Alabama, and Dallas and Houston, Texas.
Bloom Consulting and Project Management Group, Inc. is a growth-oriented business management consulting firm that delivers strategic services to security, marketing and sales executives to help maximize their productivity and efficiency. Bloom also develops and implements an innovative line of business application solutions that accelerate enterprise-wide transformation to a modern, mobile workplace.
Bloom's high-performance team specializes in strategic business management consulting, performance improvement, Big Data analysis and enterprise application development. The team aggregates data from IP-enabled security objects, social apps, web apps, modern apps, and disparate databases into an Azure cloud hub that can display executive-level business insight seamlessly across Windows-based devices.
In 2015, Bloom won a Security Innovation Award from Security Technology Executive Magazine alongside partner Microsoft for its Azure-driven, enterprise Windows application. The app was awarded the Gold Medal by judges for best Collaborative Security Project for the Microsoft Advanced Patrol Platform. www.bloomconsultinggroup.com
Established in 1998, Sparkhound continues to help businesses succeed through business solutions built upon transformational IT. Our Plan / Build / Run approach ensures highly-effective solution design, implementation, and ongoing management, thus impacting every component of the IT lifecycle. Sparkhound's technology solutions are based on five core areas: Application Development, Business Consulting, Core Infrastructure, Enterprise Applications, and Managed Services. Sparkies have an intense focus on achieving successful outcomes and will always put the customer first… Success is our Platform.
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