Improving is a complete IT services firm, offering training, consulting, recruiting, and project services. Our innovative solutions and processes have helped hundreds of clients across the globe realize their tactical and strategic business objectives. As a result, our 1,000 employees have accumulated extensive technology and management experience in several industries, including financial services, energy, travel, retail, government, and several others.
Our culture encourages both the inspiration and motivation to achieve amazing things. We are constantly striving to live out our values of Excellence, Dedication, and Involvement through the foundation of trust.
Our Philosophy is based on Conscious Capitalism
As long time proponents and supporters of the Conscious Capitalism movement, we’ve rooted the foundation of Improving in a deep commitment to establishing trust with all of our stakeholders. In fact, we believe our first responsibility each day is to build trust with and for our clients, partners, communities, and others.
This has resulted in numerous independent recognitions for:
- Customer Satisfaction (Service Awards)
- Employee Engagement (Best Places to Work)
- Community Support (Corporate Caring Awards)
Blue Ocean Group
Blue Ocean Group, Inc. was established as a high-end technology services firm with a focus on consulting and project outsourcing.2006
Improving Enterprises LLC and Blue Ocean Group, Inc. merged to become Improving Enterprises, Inc. combining the established training, consulting, and project management capabilities of each to maximize the benefits of their existing clients and future clients.Jan 2007
The Sophic Group Acquisition
Acquired Columbus-based The Sophic Group, Inc., which became Improving – Columbus, and expanded the company’s reach into the Midwest United States. The companies’ service offerings were very closely aligned, with a focus on Agile, Microsoft (.Net), and Java application development services.Dec 2010
Acquired Alphaware Training Center of Houston. In addition to expanding the company’s national presence in the Southwest United States, Improving – Houston has capitalized on established professional relationships and maximized existing sales and marketing, resulting in an increase in overall revenues.Sept 2012
Acquired Quadrus Development, Inc., which became Improving – Calgary. The acquisition significantly strengthened the breadth and depth of technical consulting services, business intelligence and data services, and training offerings that are now being leveraged across local and international markets.Dec 2013
Acquired The Willow Group
Acquired The Willow Group, Inc. becoming Improving – Twin Cities. The Willow Group’s service offerings focus on delivering critical information systems and business process improvements in two major vertical markets – financial services and healthcare.Aug 2014
Acquired ProSource Solutions
Acquired ProSource Solutions becoming Improving – Cleveland, our sixth enterprise location. ProSource Solutions’ service offerings focus on Microsoft technologies and cloud computing.Aug 2017
Trinity Hunt Gains Majority Interest
Improving partners with Dallas-based private equity firm, Trinity Hunt Partners, to accelerate the company’s growth through both organic and strategic methods.Jul 2018
Innovative Architects Acquisition
Improving acquires Georgia-based Innovative Architects, making it our seventh enterprise location. Innovative Architects brings extensive expertise in cloud computing and Microsoft business solutions to the Improving name.Jan 2019
Acquired Code Authority
Acquired Dallas-based Code Authority, specializing in custom software development. Code Authority has successfully started and grown a unique program called CodeLaunch which pairs early stage startups with venture capitalists, service sponsors and software development team to accelerate their path to success.Oct 2019
Improving acquires Austin-based iTexico, our ninth enterprise location. iTexico's business offerings include multiple Nearshore Innovation Centers that provide a wide range of services including Design, Product Engineering, QA, Mobile, Cloud, and AI that are a great alternative to outsourcing.June 2020
Object Partners Acquisition
Improving acquires Minneapolis-based Object Partners. OPI joins forces with Improving - Twin Cities to bring a wealth of software development expertise and technology service capabilities to better serve the Midwest region.August 2020
Tahoe Partners Acquisition
Improving acquires Chicago – based Tahoe Partners, our eleventh enterprise location. Tahoe Partners is a long standing Microsoft Gold Partner and brings a great amount of experience around digital transformation and deep cloud technology expertise.July 2021
Improving celebrates our company culture and delivery excellence which has landed us on Best Places to Work and company growth award lists in each of the office locations in which we operate.