Theory of Mind to Join Collaborative Solutions

Collaborative Solutions Extends its Global Reach by Joining with Asia-Pacific-Based Workday Consulting Firm

Reston, VA – July 9, 2018 – Collaborative Solutions today announced it will acquire Theory of Mind Pty Ltd, leading Workday services firm in the Asia-Pacific region focused on delivering value to its customers through finance and HR cloud transformation. The acquisition will further strengthen Collaborative Solutions’ position as a leading global Workday-specialized consultancy, and grow the firm’s roster of innovative consulting experts to deliver best-in-class cloud technology to its customers. 

“We’re excited to welcome the Theory of Mind team into the Collaborative Solutions family,” said Collaborative Solutions’ founder and Chief Executive Officer, Carroll Ross. “We’ve long admired the excellent work that founders Duane Goff and Mark Ohlin, along with their team, have done in the Asia-Pacific region since their founding in 2012. With a dedicated focus on Workday, Theory of Mind has continually delivered phenomenal results to its customers and has created a unique workplace and employee-centric culture, mirroring Collaborative Solutions’ own value drivers. The addition of Theory of Mind’s capabilities and dominant presence in the Asia Pacific market will allow us to create a unique consultancy that is truly global in reach but with local presence in all primary geographies around the world. We believe the synergies created from this acquisition will create immediate benefits for both our joint customers and our employees.” 

As the longest-tenured partners in the Workday ecosystem, Collaborative Solutions has grown in both expertise and reputation as one of the leading Workday deployment firms with a focus on true transformation and long-term ROI for customers. With offices in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia; Manila, Philippines; and Auckland, New Zealand; Theory of Mind has delivered all phases of Workday deployments to some of the regions most notable brands.  As part of this acquisition, Collaborative will be able to bring additional skills, product certifications, and market-localized experience under one roof.     

The depth of Collaborative Solutions’ cloud consulting expertise and the tenure of its partnership with Workday offers incredible value for companies looking to streamline their operations in the cloud,” said Duane Goff, co-founder and Director of Theory of Mind. “Our people and our customers are paramount, and we’re confident in the bright future of our new relationship, with its shared focus on customer success and company culture.” 

We’re excited to see Collaborative Solutions expand its global footprint as customer demand for Workday continues to grow around the world,” said Jim Bozzini, chief operating officer, Workday. “Collaborative Solutions has established a strong consulting practice, and we look forward to seeing the benefits that the Theory of Mind team and Collaborative Solutions will jointly bring to customers.” 

The news of the acquisition comes on the heels of recent accolades for Collaborative Solutions’ consulting expertise and workplace environment. Collaborative was recently named a 2018 Best Workplace in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work by FORTUNE. 

About Collaborative Solutions 

Collaborative Solutions is a leading global Finance and HR transformation consultancy that leverages world-class cloud solutions to deliver successful outcomes for its customers. As one of the longest-tenured consulting partners with Workday, Collaborative Solutions has a 98% customer satisfaction rate and has partnered with over 500 customers including global Fortune 500 companies, medium-sized businesses, and education and government institutions. 

Collaborative Solutions has deployed in over 125 countries and has experience with organizations ranging from 200 to 200,000 employees. Collaborative Solutions is based in the Washington, D.C., metro area with offices in Pleasanton, CA; Chicago, IL; Atlanta, GA; Tampa, FL; New York City, NY; Toronto, Ontario; Dublin, Ireland; London, England; Sydney and Melbourne, Australia; Auckland, New Zealand; and Manila, Philippines.