by Kristen Burnham.
Forget the spa packages and restaurant deals. This week, Groupon offered its first deal with the IT industry, partnering with an analytics and cloud consulting firm. Will other vendors soon follow?
CIO — Most people know social-buying site Groupon for its steep discounts on everything from spa packages and restaurants to sporting events and dry cleaning. One thing most Groupon customers aren’t used to seeing: a $12,500 discount on IT consulting.
On Tuesday, IT consulting firm Ajilitee, which specializes in analytics and cloud computing, launched a deal through Groupon Stores that offers buyers 50 percent off strategic business intelligence and cloud computing consulting services.