WIT is hiring and recently moved into a bigger office in Troy to accommodate that growth.
The business intelligence consulting firm has hired five people over the last year, expanding its staff to 25 employees. It is looking at adding interns this summer. It also has four open positions right now. WIT moved into a new office last July to accommodate the additional hires.
"It's a little bit bigger place, and nicer," says Quaid Saifee, president of WIT
. "It fits our needs nicely."
WIT offers software and professional services focused on managing business intelligence systems. Among those services are data warehouseing, dashboard development, and predictive analytics, among other services. Some of its clients include Ford, Chrysler and Johnson Controls.
"People are relating more and more to big data," Saifee says. "We are doing a lot more work because of that as well."
This has allowed WIT to grow its revenue by 20 percent over the last year. The firm also launched the Great Lakes Business Intelligence and Big Data Summit
in Troy last year. The second iteration of the event took place last month and helped bring WIT to the center of its industry.
"That brought the whole business intelligence community into one place," Saifee says.
Source: Quaid Saifee, president of WIT
Writer: Jon Zemke
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