Grant Thornton has partnered with GTY Technologies – a public sector software-as-a-service (SaaS) company – and Llamasoft, a supply chain technology company.
GTY was founded in 2016 to identify and invest in public-sector focused tech companies. The Las Vegas–based firm now has six subsidiaries, offering a cloud-based suite of solutions that span functions in procurement, payments, grant management, budgeting, and permitting.
The alliance will combine GTY’s technology with Grant Thornton’s implementation capabilities, and will support state and local governments with moving their operations to the cloud.
Grant Thornton is now the preferred implementer for GTY SaaS offerings eCivis and Sherpa Government Solutions. eCivis is a cloud-based grants management system provider for state, local, and tribal governments, while Sherpa provides public sector budgeting software.
“Public entities need to maximize performance and service delivery – and moving their operations to the cloud is a great way to do that,” said Doug Doerr, principal with Grant Thornton Public Sector LLC. “Working with GTY, we can help state and local governments use the cloud to deliver improved citizen experiences through more efficient operations.”
Llamasoft, meanwhile, is an Ann Arbor, Michigan–based AI-powered supply chain analytics software company. Founded in 2003, the company helps more than 750 companies solve complex supply chain challenges. Llamasoft recently launched llama.ai, an AI-powered enterprise decision platform which includes a digital twin model, algorithm library, and an app studio.
The alliance will see Grant Thornton combine its supply chain consulting experience with Llamasoft’s optimization technology and AI capabilities.
“Grant Thornton’s alliance with LLamasoft will help supply chain organizations deliver increased value to the enterprise by accelerating the translation of supply chain data into smarter strategic, tactical, and operational decisions,” said Ben YoKell, business consulting managing director and West region supply chain practice leader, Grant Thornton.
Last year, Grant Thornton partnered with Gens & Associates on life sciences compliance, and with Hitachi Solutions on business foresight technology.