We look beyond the bits and bytes to see your business, creating innovative IT solutions that put your information to work.
Our mutual destination: Together, we apply efficient practice models to deliver practical value—demonstrable returns that reward intelligent investment.
At Collaborative Consulting, we get it—IT solutions, services, and support must be fulfilled with your greater business in mind. That’s why leading life science enterprises, financial institutions, public sector organizations, and other industries turn to us to create applications, business intelligence environments, technology platforms, and support solutions that not only work technically, but work productively toward our clients’ most important goals.
A true “solution” is a more than a technical accomplishment—it’s a practical achievement that should be as efficient as it is effective. Instead of applying the brute force methods of the behemoth service providers, Collaborative lives up to its name, building partnerships that integrate local experts, technology accelerators, and our own brand of remote delivery into coordinated implementations that deliver value.
Collaborative has set the standard of excellence in the areas of Business Process and Program Management, Information Management, Software Development, and Software Performance and Quality as well as focused services targeted at the life sciences and financial services industries. Collaborative projects range from highly specialized, mission and time-critical initiatives to ongoing support and managed outsourcing engagements.
Being a Collaborative employee means being a highly motivated, goal-oriented professional. We pride ourselves in being the best in the industry and strive for excellence in everything we do. As a team member, you have the opportunity to grow your career and be part of something significant. Collaborative encourages you to learn from your peers and share your insights and expertise while working in a fast-paced energetic environment. Our people have a plan for career development and the opportunity to demonstrate leadership at every level.
High Availability (HA) is the ability of a system to survive during component failure. HA can range from a very expensive zero downtime solution with massive physical redundancy to a less expensive solution that accepts some downtime possibly involving manual fail-over of components. The right solution depends on the industry and its needs and is defined by the 'class of nines'. Here are some things [. . .]
I recently saw an unusual post online that caught my eye. It was a standard weather radar picture from a Wisconsin TV Station (WFRV-TV Ch. 5). In the image you can see a large green area that normally denotes rain. What particularly caught my eye was that this image labeled the large green swatch over Lake Winnebago as “Lake Flies!” My first reaction was that clearly this had to be a joke, but [. . .]
There was a time in the not too distant past when Application Performance Monitoring (APM) tools were large, expensive, and inflexible. These tools were very complex, and tended to affect system performance just by the nature of monitoring the systems. Due to these limitations, legacy APM tools operated best in environments where hardware and configurations were static. Due to the high cost, businesses te [. . .]