Category Archive: Sioux Falls

As a company, we read the Phoenix Project several years ago, and we could not wait to dig into the Unicorn Project, by Gene Kim for our first book discussion of 2020. For seven weeks, we met on Fridays during lunch with 12+ devs, a project manager, and QA to talk about org culture, software team practices, how...

JavaScript unit testing can be difficult to get started with. There are many ways to write JavaScript and numerous tools to help you do it. This post is going to focus on how to test front-end JavaScript code with Jest that is using Webpack as a module bundler. While the back-end technology should not make a difference, I will be using .NET Core to spin up a small sample app.  Before we get started make...

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 have worked hard to develop a path for our interns as they graduate school and join us full-time. The first step starts years before a student walks the stage at graduation. College career fairs are where we have our first introduction to many young people who are looking for internships that will help them gain the experience to land...

Omnitech has been looking to Rapid City as an expansion location for several years and with the momentum of Elevate Rapid City, the awarding of the B21 bomber to Elsworth, and Omnitech's year over year growth, details finally fell into place to make this plan a reality. Our ribbon cutting for the new office took place Tuesday, July 16th at the Ascent Innovation...

"We just need the system to do XYZ when the user types "A" into the textbox."  We have all been given requirements like these.  Tasks like these are commonplace for web development, and with ASP.NET Core MVC, its very simple to pull this off.  The steps would look like: Create the frontend razor markupCreate/update the view model for...

We are excited to welcome a great bunch of new faces to the Omnitech Team! Every summer a crew of interns join us to learn more about building the engineering mindset that will help them in their future careers. This year we are also fortunate to welcome some great additions to our engineering team. We are looking forward...

Generally, when people hear the buzzword IoT (Internet of Things), they think of smart speakers, smart refrigerators, wi-fi thermostats, and other gadgets that aim to make our lives easier and more connected. Although those devices are indeed part of the massive growth IoT has seen over the last few years, the truth is that IoT expands far beyond...

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...