Leeds tech firm wins key council contract

Published 1st Apr 2020 by Shaida Khan

​Leeds based Microsoft Dynamics partner, ixRM, based in Morley, have been announced as the winners of a recent competitive tender process for Digital Enterprise - the Leeds City Region’s innovative business support programme.

The firm will provide a specialist Customer Relationship Management system designed to develop and enhance internal processes so that Digital Enterprise can further drive its support of local businesses.

Pictured – Dave and Karen Cockerham, Founders of ixRM Limited

Digital Enterprise provides funding to help businesses invest in digital technology and improve their digital/broadband connectivity. The programme also offers businesses the opportunity to develop their digital knowledge and skills by accessing fully funded support and training.

Digital Enterprise, is partly funded by the European Union (European Regional Development Fund 2014-20), the Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and by the nine local authorities that make up the Leeds City Region: Leeds, Bradford, York, Wakefield, Harrogate, Calderdale, Selby, Kirklees and Craven.

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ixRM Managing Director, Dave Cockerham said, ”This is a terrific boost for our team at this stage in our business growth and is testament to the hard work and commitment of our staff to every project we have worked on. We’ve won this contract because we have built a reputation for listening to our customers and delivering what they need. Our services are tailored, one size doesn’t fit all when it comes to servicing customers, and we work in partnership with our clients to support them and to help them to grow.”

Digital Enterprise programme manager, Muz Mumtaz, said, “Digital Enterprise was established to help businesses grow by improving their digital capabilities. By developing Digital Enterprise’s CRM we are being guided by our own principles and introducing technology which will improve how we operate and provide a better service for the businesses that seek our assistance. The Leeds City Region is home to a wide array of world class digital companies and it is fantastic to be working with ixRM, who have a fantastic reputation and are leaders in their field.”

ixRM is a Silver Microsoft Dynamics partner established in 2017 by husband and wife team Dave and Karen Cockerham. The company’s philosophy is to combine world-class technology with a down to earth, transparent approach.So far, the team have bagged some mighty impressive contracts within the transportation industry as well as completing pro-bono work for a charity close to their hearts.Recently celebrating three years in business the team moved into new offices in Morley as part of their planned expansion programme.

In these recent difficult times gaining customers and more importantly looking after the ones that you have in the most efficient way possible remains a significant priority for most businesses.Visit to find out more or contact one of the team on 0113 415 1615.We’re here to help so if we don’t have the right solution for you, we’ll point you in the right direction.


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