Artis Consulting, DevFacto Technologies, and Marquam Group, three prominent Microsoft partners, have joined forces to create Lantern, a new company. This collaboration indicates a groundbreaking partnership in the Microsoft ecosystem, with Lantern boasting the necessary scale, technical expertise, and geographical reach to help clients fully leverage Microsoft technologies in the Era of AI.
Lantern harnesses the unparalleled capabilities of Microsoft to deliver transformative digital and AI-driven solutions. By responsibly utilizing AI and unlocking the full potential of the Microsoft platform, Lantern empowers clients to innovate at an unprecedented pace, achieve digital leadership, and gain a competitive edge in their respective industries.
Embracing an immersive digital studio model, Lantern redefines the hybrid work paradigm introducing multimodal workstyles that bring clarity, sensibility, and purpose to the consulting workplace. Each digital studio at Lantern offers complementary capabilities, which can be efficiently orchestrated and tailored to address the most ambitious business challenges faced clients.
Jim Olson, Lantern’s CEO, emphasizes the significance of this company formation. Lantern builds upon the excellent track records of Artis, DevFacto, and Marquam to provide game-changing digital and AI-driven solutions with the cutting-edge capabilities of Microsoft technologies. The team’s unwavering focus is on driving valuable business outcomes for clients, enabling them to attain a competitive advantage within their respective industries.
Lantern’s key Microsoft solution areas encompass Data & AI, Digital & App Innovation, Cloud Infrastructure, Business Applications, and Modern Work. Clients can rely on end-to-end guidance throughout their Microsoft technology journey, beginning with strategy conceptualization, solution implementation, and continuous optimization.
Microsoft’s President, Worldwide SMC + Digital Sales, Kevin Peesker, expresses excitement for Lantern as a partner with expertise in Microsoft cloud solutions and AI. Lantern delivers outstanding business outcomes while safeguarding clients’ IP, offering a greater competitive advantage, and building trust.
Operating across four time zones in North America, Lantern fosters a culture of innovation, continued learning, and client-centricity. With a management team comprised of experienced Microsoft consulting leaders, Lantern aims to set a new standard in the industry.
For more information about Lantern, visit lanternstudios.com.
– Microsoft partner: A company that builds and delivers Microsoft-based solutions and services.
– AI: Artificial intelligence, the development of computer systems that can perform tasks that would typically require human intelligence.
– Digital innovation consultancy: A consulting firm that specializes in providing guidance and solutions for digital transformation and innovation.
– Hybrid work paradigm: A work model that combines remote and in-person work arrangements.
– Multimodal workstyles: Workstyles that incorporate different modes of working, such as remote, in-person, or a combination of both.
– Lantern: Press Release – September 19, 2023 (PRNewswire).