SAN DIEGO, July 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JCS Consulting Group, Inc. and Greenfield Interactive, LLC announced today the completion of the acquisition of Greenfield by JCS. Greenfield and JCS are leading providers of strategic consulting, integration, technical implementation and support services for enterprise communication and collaboration solutions powered by Jive Software.

This transaction creates one of the largest Jive-centric professional services companies in the US differentiated by the deep Jive experience and knowledge of every employee. The combined customer base of the new entity includes numerous Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies along with over 50 small and medium-sized businesses.

Michael Calderon, President and founder of Greenfield stated, "Greenfield was founded on the early recognition of the fact that successful enterprise collaboration requires not only great technology but experienced professionals to support the companies rolling this out to their employees and customers. This merger provides a solid foundation to continue our rapid growth." Calderon will continue at JCS as a senior director with responsibilities for growing JCS business in the Bay Area and the Pacific Northwest.

"Jive has helped people around the world connect, collaborate and communicate – whether internally across employee bases to drive productivity, alignment and innovation or externally to drive higher sales, better service and greater satisfaction with customers and partners," said Aisling MacRunnels, chief development officer, Jive Software. "Greenfield and JCS have a proven track record of delivering exactly those results to satisfied customers and these two companies coming together represent an opportunity to leverage best practices and broaden their capabilities of serving companies deploying Jive."

The combined entity will operate under the JCS brand. "We focus on making sure our customers' projects are successful; we help them deliver dramatic improvements in business value," said John Cloyd, CEO of JCS. "The combined company will continue to focus on providing significant value to our customers through our deeply experienced staff and over 100 successful Jive projects."

About JCS Consulting Group, Inc.

JCS Consulting helps companies increase productivity and revenue with effective implementation strategies for enterprise social collaboration networks and customer-facing communities powered by Jive Software. Founded in 2012, JCS has grown rapidly to over 60 customers (including several in the Fortune 100 and Fortune 500) and over 100 successful Jive projects. Through a comprehensive, hands-on approach to the planning, build, launch, and ongoing management of Jive communities, JCS allows companies on Jive to achieve measurable business results and transform the way work gets done. Visit for more information.

For Additional Information Contact:
John Cloyd
(858) 947-0101