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Companies progress through maturity phases as they utilize their data. Moving from one phase to the next takes an investment of time and knowledge in order to fully harness the power of data. Omnitech Data Engineer, Juan gives a great overview of the process: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/different-types-data-analytics-know-juan-harrington/  

Saturday, October 27th brought South Dakota Code Camp 2018 to Sioux Falls, SD. This event is a free yearly event although we took a hiatus last year. This year SD Code Camp was hosted at Raven and we were glad to be one of the sponsors. Omnitech views this as an opportunity to support and elevate the technology community...

Omnitech had the privilege of sponsoring the 10th annual Siouxland IT Symposium held on November 1, 2018. As a long-time sponsor, it has been great to watch this event grow while supporting our technology community in the region.  The ability for IT executives to come together for a day of education and professional growth is invaluable.  Attendees had access...

Fall is in the air! Or we like to think of it as career fair season. We always look forward to touching base with the students we know, as well as seeing some new faces. Often our relationships develop at the beginning of a student’s freshman year and can eventually lead to a full-time position at Omnitech after graduation.  Whether you are looking for an internship or full-time position, walking...

Twenty years ago, Omnitech was founded in Sioux Falls, South Dakota with the goal of solving business problems by providing our clients with high-end software solutions.  Our success over the last twenty years can be attributed to great clients, great engineers, and a community that has provided an abundance of opportunities. Over the last twenty years, our local...

August is always a bittersweet month around Omnitech. We are sad to see our summer interns leave us, but we are also very excited for them to go back to their school with a different perspective on being a professional software engineer.  We hope that their experience at Omnitech will inspire them to think differently when they are...

Earlier this year, I wrote about the importance of keeping user experience in the forefront of our minds while designing and developing for our clients. At our Monday lunches, while researching and discussing ways we can get more people thinking about UX, we came up with an idea to host a workshop for our engineers. The best way...

What will it take to migrate a multi-layered, multi-tiered system to Azure?  A migration of any system to a cloud services provider, such as Azure, affords the opportunity to evaluate every aspect of the system from the size and type of resources to the security of those resources. Some aspects may need some remediation, and some may be...

Anyone who works in technology can tell you it is an ever-changing field. Conferences provide a way to keep up with the latest trends, learn a broad range of topics, and network with engineers from all over the world. Two of our engineers, Dustin Stage and Brian Ham, recently attended the Norwegian Developers Conference (NDC) in Minneapolis.  Prior...

Expectations of performance and functionality for web-based applications are accelerating at a blinding pace.  To meet these demands, virtually all of the big players in technology such as Google, Microsoft, Apple, and Mozilla are getting behind the concept of Progressive Web Apps (PWA).  A Progressive Web App is a collection of web standards that when combined, add functionality...