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ITA Spotlight: Trissential/ SQS

Monday, May 14, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Gary Hotze
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Bob Karpiak, Manager, Business Development, Trissential/SQS, @Trissential

Trissential/SQS enables organizations to react at the speed of change with end-to-end business agility solutions powered with continuous quality – Your global strategic partner for continuous business improvement by delivering true value.

In 25 words or less, what is Trissential/SQS all about?
Trissential/SQS drives change with Management Consulting, Business Agility, and Continuous QA & Testing. We help clients go faster, be more mature and with world-class quality.

What problem do you solve and how do you solve it better than the competition?
Through proprietary IP Trissential/SQS uses a customer-first approach to solve clients largest, most complicated business issues.

We have the local relationship and trust, global reach, and industry depth to deliver high-value services in three key areas: Management Consulting, Business Agility, and Continuous Quality Assurance and Testing.

How did you get started?
Trissential’s founder, Keith Korsi started Trissential in the belief that the consulting industry needed a third alternative to the big system integrators and local staffing firms. He developed the value proposition and methodology at a palatable cost to the client. It was a WIIFWE (what’s in it for we) philosophy that drove the success of our clients and Trissential – A true partnership.

How has your company culture evolved as Trissential/ SQS has grown?
The partnership of Trissential/SQS has moved us from a $50M entity to a billion-dollar global boutique. The exact alignment of our business model, market position and values has been a hand-in-glove fit, and we are blazing a trail in the industry where business process and technology intersect.

What are your primary goals for Trissential/SQS? 
To utilize our local trust and global reach to help our clients take on their most significant business objectives. We will allow them to continuously go faster, at a higher maturity level, and still be producing the highest quality possible.

Where do you see Trissential/SQS in two years? Five? Ten?
Continually build our global reach, build our force in the marketplace, and build our anchor clients.

What’s the No. 1 thing on your to-do list?

To showcase our thought leaders and expand our footprint here in the US and abroad.

What are the biggest challenges you face as you scale your business?
Finding and maintaining top talent in the Agile Transformation, Organizational Change Leadership and Quality Assurance pillars. The demand in this space is high and we only seek the best and brightest to continually improve our client’s business solutions and ensure we are the client’s first choice.

This one is all you. Anything else you want to tell us?
We regularly speak at events on all facets of the work we do and broader industry trends. If you are interested in connecting with one of our thought leaders, email us at

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