Category Archive: Conferences

SQL PASS Summit 2019 Recap Wow, my brain hurts! However, I am excited about all the networking and learning opportunities I received a couple weeks ago at the PASS Summit in Seattle.  For those of you that don’t know, the PASS Summit is a leading three-day event attended by over 4,000 individuals that want to enhance their career...

Omnitech is honored to be one of the sponsors of the 2019 Siouxland IT Symposium on October 30th. Every year we look forward to meeting with IT executives in the region to network and hear how their business is growing and innovating along with changing markets. The agenda this year highlights both local and national speakers covering popular...

We had six interns at Omnitech this summer of 2019. For the last several years we've read Clean Code by Bob Martin with each set of interns. This book has proven very successful in opening minds to the value of clean code. This year, we read Clean Architecture by Bob Martin with two of our interns that were...

Establishing Excellence  Omnitech strives to be a learning organization. Technology is constantly changing, helping us solve new problems or resolve familiar ones more efficiently. One way we do this is to send people to conferences.   Four of our developers went to the Norwegian Developers Conference (NDC) Minneapolis/St. Paul in May 2019. NDC is an international conference hosted all over the world. For the past...

This past November, I had the opportunity to attend the PASS Summit in Seattle, WA. This was the largest conference I have attended, chuck full of more useful sessions than I could undertake, and I needed to pare those down to a manageable list. While perusing through the list of 219 sessions, I found a session dealing with...

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...

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...

Since last year, Microsoft has held a free traveling conference called the Microsoft Tech Summit where industry members can learn about Microsoft’s newest products and services. These summits are essentially a subset of talks given at Microsoft’s Ignite conference. This year, Microsoft struck a different tone by focusing heavily on security as companies become increasingly hybrid cloud enterprises...

Every November developers around the world tune into Microsoft Connect(), a developer focused event held by Microsoft that demonstrates the latest and greatest from the company. These events include product announcements for the latest technologies from Microsoft, compelling demos, and in-depth work sessions.  It is nearly impossible to see all of the sessions while balancing a full work...