Collaborative Consulting provides a broad range of strategic and technology services and ongoing support for companies across industries. From a game-changing launch for a global components manufacturer, to the seamless transition from research to commercialization for an emerging life sciences company, to standing up an entirely new business for one of the industry’s leading financial institutions, we partner with clients to design tailored solutions for your most complex business challenges.


Collaborative Domestic Solution Center

Collaborative Domestic Solution Center (CDSC) is an alternative model to offshoring that provides the benefits of an onshore team with a competitive price point. Often called onshoring, rural sourcing and other names, domestic sourcing is an ideal solution for tackling jobs that require tight collaboration, immediate and concise communication, sensitive timelines, business understanding, and superior quality.

Today there are new opportunities to capitalize on the quality, capability, speed, and ease of collaboration of a U.S.-based workforce while balancing cost.

Located no more than two time zones away from any continental US location, the CDSC is able to tackle jobs that require tight collaboration, immediate and concise communication, sensitive timelines, business understanding, and superior quality that is difficult to accomplish in other models.

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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.



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