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Sioux Falls is a midwestern city that is experiencing tremendous growth and boasts one of the highest happiness ratings in the nation.  Ranked as one of the best places to raise children, the city has all the perks of an urban metropolis with a small town feel. While at the time my family and I lived in Baton...

Omnitech is all about learning. From the lunch get-togethers covering the latest technology trends to the book club exploration of practices in design and dev ops, Omnitech prides itself on knowledge and continuous education. One of the most all-around beneficial experiences at Omnitech is the summer intern program. Every year, the company pours mentorship, projects, strong work ethics, and professional culture into the minds of future developers. We...

Omnitech’s five summer interns recently approached our own, Kevin Logan, about presenting at their weekly Lunch & Learn about his time management, speaking engagements, and knowledge sharing experiences over the years. He jumped at the opportunity and wrote up some rough ideas on a few sticky notes. Here's what Kevin wrote for us. Mastery Over the years, Uncle...

Nebraska.Code() is a conference our engineers look forward to every year. This year, we had a great mix of seasoned and young engineers attending the event which always leads to in-depth learning; not only from sessions but also from each other while at dinner and other sponsored events. We wanted to sit down with Austin, who just celebrated...

Omnitech is an engineering firm specializing in data and software. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, we consult on software and data engineering solutions throughout the Midwest region. Our strategy continues to be the regional partner who can bring value from technology, which allows us to build and retain strategic talent in our region. Our History Omnitech began in 1998 to answer an existing...

DevOps was one of the most recent topical reads taken on by the Omnitech crew.  To help level set a group with wide-ranging experience, we read The Phoenix Project.  This novel was a quick, enjoyable read that brings the all too common struggles faced by technology folks everywhere to life through a host of familiar characters and situations...

Can individuals who are natural givers be successful in a corporate environment?  This was a driving question that we had going into the final month of 2016 as the Omnitech team had the opportunity to read and discuss the book Give and Take by Adam Grant.  As a company full of people who are passionate about helping others...

The world of a developer is always changing. As new technology enters the market, there are new concepts to learn and new problems to overcome. With this constant evolution in development, we are grateful there are events like South Dakota Code Camp that continue to focus on learning and growth for engineers in South Dakota.For those not aware...

 Recently, several of us at Omnitech formed a book club to discuss Don’t Make Me Think, Revisited by Steve Krug.  Since the year 2000, Don’t Make Me Think has been described as a classic web usability guide for designers and developers alike. Fast forward to 2014, the author revisits this work to examine the changes in web usability...