VISIONIT LAUNCHES TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION CENTER IN THE HEART OF DETROIT
Further establishes Detroit as nation’s emerging technology hub, VisionIT as leading-edge IT leader
DETROIT – Nov. 9, 2015 – VisionIT, a market leader in IT solutions including mobile, IoT, application development, enterprise integration and IT security services, announced today the opening of its state-of-the-art IT Innovation Center. Founded in 1997 as one of the first technology companies to be headquartered in Detroit, VisionIT is building on its long-time vision and belief that technology will help to transform one of America’s major cities. The companies’ Innovation Center will be home to the industry’s brightest technicians and innovators and will showcase IT-enabled innovation and emerging technologies.
The VisionIT Innovation Center has already hired 25 new employees and is expected to hire another 150 personnel over the next 18 months, keeping the company well-positioned to stay ahead of the quickly-changing marketplace. The center is designed to:
- Provide IT consultants the opportunity to train and collaborate on the latest technologies
- Create a technology community in support of employees, partners, and customers, as well as other user groups and community initiatives in and around Detroit
- Accelerate the research & development of new products and offerings
- Stimulate innovation by bringing together the best and brightest within the IT industry alongside technology and partner organizations to jointly develop new and innovative solutions
- Conduct in-depth thought leadership to assess and try out newer technologies and to help advise and inform partners and customers
- To leverage cutting-edge technologies to advance VisionIT’s staffing and contingent workforce management business lines, and pioneer more efficient and effective methods of matching and engaging talent
“We are passionate about staying on the cusp of the newest technologies and products, so you can imagine how excited we are to take this commitment to a whole new level,” said David Segura, CEO of VisionIT. “We believe we have an obligation to our customers across the globe to drive business success by creating the most technically talented teams in the industry, and to pioneer game-changing solutions with our customers and partners.”
The Innovation Center will include both on-site and off-site employees, working in a true virtual and collaborative environment. Many exciting projects, products and joint solutions are already underway within the Innovation Center with some of the largest software and technology companies in the IT industry.
“Our goal with this game-changing Innovation Center is to provide a physical and virtual environment to facilitate employee, partner and company growth through collaboration, training, marketing and software development activities,” said Paul Toenjes, Senior Vice President of VisionIT. “We believe this center will be a crown jewel in Detroit that global businesses can work with to innovate and capitalize on the latest and emerging technologies. In addition, we will attract the best and brightest IT talent who seek cool, fun, and collaborative environments where they can continually grow their career and skill sets by working on the latest cutting edge technologies.”
VisionIT is a subsidiary of Vision Information Technologies, Inc. and a market leader in IT solutions including practice areas in mobile, IoT, application development, enterprise integration and IT security services. For nearly 20 years, VisionIT has delivered unprecedented results to Fortune 500 and government agencies across the globe on mission-critical initiatives. Our focus and investment in game-changing technologies, quality systems and processes have helped us build the industry’s most effective IT delivery operations. Over 75 of Fortune 500 companies partner with VisionIT to deliver stable, scalable, high-performance IT solutions. To learn more about VisionIT, please visit www.visionit.com.
About Vision Information Technologies, Inc.
Vision Information Technologies, Inc. is comprised of three wholly-owned subsidiaries delivering a distinct range of IT practices to workforce solutions that drive operational efficiencies and innovation for customers across the globe. Through its network of specialized brands, VisionIT, VisionPRO and Prime Workforce, the company has become the partner of choice for some of the world’s leading organizations. VisionIT provides IT solutions with focused practices in areas including mobile, IoT, application, enterprise integration and IT security services. VisionPRO is recognized as one of the top 30 largest IT staffing and permanent placement companies in the U.S. Prime Workforce is a global managed service provider (MSP) offering effective oversight and analytics around a companies’ contingent labor spend by managing and optimizing the staffing supplier base.