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All areas of an organization, even those still in the analog world, are being transformed by technology. This shift isn't just modernizing manual processes with digital tools, but changing the fabric of an organization to support a new way of thinking. So while it may be a buzzword, digital transformation is happening and we're here to unpack it with you. Between big ideas and tiny details is the ten thousand foot view. Join the technology consultants from OST as we discuss the changing land ...
 
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Like most of you, we've spent the past year dialing into Zoom meetings to connect with coworkers, collaborate, plan our work and even record our podcasts. It's been a huge shift for us, but for people like Liam Martin, working remotely has been a way of life long before the pandemic. In this episode, we interview Liam Martin, the founder of TimeDoc…
 
It's officially been a year since we all abruptly left the office to shelter at home from COVID-19 and it's safe to say the way we work has changed forever. While some may be headed back in the office, many have embraced the flexibility of working remotely. Solutions Expert, Chad Willaert, and Chad Ruel, Cloud Solutions Architect make up OST's Mode…
 
Managing your task list? Making dinner? Doing homework? The principles of the Agile Manifesto, while typically applied to accomplishing a development sprint, can apply to more than you think. On this episode, Andrew Powell interviews Elizabeth Wilson (who you'll recognize from past Ten Thousand Feet episodes on Agile) and Delivery Practice Team Lea…
 
As IT evolves to deliver value to the business, product development is likely inevitable. But doing so successfully requires organizing in a way that you can both develop a great product AND support it. Brian Hart, VP of IT Internal Business Solutions at Amway shares his insights on this topic and why it's really more of a practice than a destinati…
 
Zoom meetings, Slack conversations and Microsoft Teams have allowed us to continue to make progress in the Covid-19 era. They aren't new tools, but their usage has become more the rule than the exception. They have allowed us to continue to build our work relationships and maintain momentum. But for those starting a new job, those tools are being r…
 
A zombie, while decidedly undead is certainly not alive. As we come off the Halloween season, we wanted to point out another kind of undead, yet not alive being: the IoT Zombie. On this episode, Andrew Powell interviews two of our connected product experts: Aaron Kamphuis and Jen Nowlin. Jen has been in IoT for 20 years, before it was really a ‘thi…
 
A significant amount time has passed since the dawn of Coronavirus. It's been long enough that we've moved through several phases of business change. It started with putting out fires and then reprioritizing efforts, allowing us to move into a new phase where we can respond to opportunity. Design Director, Brian Hauch, interviews VP of Digital Stra…
 
There's a difference between making a product and designing a product experience. We all know what it's like to use something that you don't necessarily want to use again - and a key aspect of that is design. On this episode, we welcome Lisa Helminiak, Founder and CEO of Azul Seven, a design team based in Minneapolis that recently joined the OST fa…
 
During the global recession of 2007 & 2008, Apple launched the iPhone and Netflix began their streaming services - two formative technologies of our lifetime that would go on to reshape our lives. As we move forward through this pandemic, companies are looking to harness that same creativity to innovate. A couple months ago, OST hosted a roundtable…
 
X as a service (XaaS) has become a popular consumption model for organizations. There are a lot of benefits including variable costs, flexibility, and freeing up resources to create and innovate. On this episode, OST's new VP of Enterprise Solutions, Mitch Prust joins Account Executive, Dan Frank to discuss XaaS. They break down the considerations …
 
This episode is part two of Meredith Bronk’s interview with entrepreneur and innovator, Shannon Cohen. On this half of our interview, we discussed racial equity in America and how organizations can move forward genuinely and authentically to be part of a solution from the place they are today. In light of possibly the largest movement in U.S. histo…
 
"The people who left your office before the pandemic are not the same people who are coming back." Shannon Cohen, Founder and CEO of Shannon Cohen, Inc., her company focused on helping leaders thrive at the intersection of joy and purpose. Shannon is an author, a speaker and also runs an online retail shop with greeting cards and other inspirationa…
 
At OST, we talk about being a people-first organization. We value our employees and our families so much that it's baked into our company values. OST's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee (DEI) exists to help OST deliver on that mission for all employees, especially those that haven't been traditionally represented in technology industry. On …
 
On this episode, we share the second half of our conversation around Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) with John Vancil and Dave Trayers. This part is all about implementation. John & Dave have consulted on several ERP implementations and share a few common pitfalls and tips to set you up for a successful launch. Enjoy!…
 
Enterprise Resource Planning. It's possibly one of the largest enterprise software categories in existence, helping businesses manage day-to-day activities from a single database. OST's resident ERP experts, John Vancil and Dave Trayers discuss all things ERP in our two-part ERP series. This is the first intallment, featuring an overview of ERP and…
 
The time for telehealth has arrived, and along with it, a global pandemic. Telehealth expert, Joe Brennan, and OST's CIO, Jim VanderMey have a discussion about what coronavirus has done to the telehealth industry. They cover why hospitals are scrambling to implement remote visits and ways to take advantage of this change in healthcare needs. Enjoy…
 
A couple months ago, working remote was a perk. While definitely gaining momentum, it was still considered a luxury for most companies...one that they hadn't totally figured out how to support at scale. But, times changed. Quickly. On this episode, we talk with Elizabeth Wilson, our resident SAFe & agile expert about the challenges and opportunitie…
 
Are you interested in digital innovations in a healthcare setting? If so, our new MedTalk series is for you. As OST works with many health systems on their IT Infrastructure and Digital Ecosystem, we're excited to interview experts in the medical field as part of this series. On it, we will feature health professionals to learn more about their exp…
 
Company culture can be a true competitive advantage. But how do you grow without losing the parts of your culture that made you successful in the first place? On this episode we talk with Tamara Iakiri, OST's Director of Talent Experience. Tamara has been with OST through several growth periods, starting when the company had just 50 employees throu…
 
In 2019, 29% of senior management roles are held by women, the highest number ever on record, but there is still so much opportunity for women to have a seat at the table. OST's VP of Sales & Marketing, Lisa Jilek, moderated a panel with four female leaders at Twin Cities Startup Week in Minneapolis. Joining her was: Beth Klawitter - Sr Director Cu…
 
While we've used many different delivery frameworks over the years, OST has grown quite fond of SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework for Enterprise) as a way of bringing business and IT together to move faster and create value. If you've done any research on this methodology, you might be a bit overwhelmed with what it is, how it works and how to get start…
 
Have you ever spent a bunch of time and money building an MVP for your product and it still falls flat with customers? What if you could test out those assumptions before you even build an MVP? You can - it's called the Riskiest Assumption Test. For short, we call it a RAT (which Jim loves to say) and it's a usually quick, usually inexpensive way t…
 
You spend countless hours shaping your idea, interviewing customers, securing funding and resources, making financial models and perfecting your product. But understandably by the time it comes to communicate what you've built to the rest of your organization and stakeholders, you may have run out of steam. So you document the product in a Powerpoi…
 
By 2020, there will be over one million computer programming job opportunities, and far fewer computer science grads to fill those roles. As an enterprise with growing development needs, you're probably more than familiar with this problem. Thankfully, innovative programs like Minneapolis-based Prime Digital Academy and self-learners are rising to …
 
If you've ever been sick in bed and have to pull yourself together to head into the doctor's office, you've probably had the thought, "I wish the doctor could just come to me." And because of our phones, that's actually sort of possible. It's called Telehealth and health systems across the world are in the process of figuring out the best way to me…
 
If there's one focus area we hear from IT professionals over and over again, it's some version of: How are we partnering with the business and helping to create new opportunities, not just serve as a help desk? In education, that theme is no different. On this episode, Principal Consultant, Ryan Moseman, talks with Casey Gordon, CIO at College of S…
 
When it comes to making things, there may be no region with more experience than the Midwest. And when it comes to business diversity, the Minneapolis market has it all from healthcare to retail and manufacturing. On this episode of Ten Thousand Feet, Principal Consultant, Jake Trippel, talks with Vicki Stute, Vice President of Programs and Busines…
 
Welcome to the first episode in our Copilot series, a regular feature where we invite a customer, industry leader or trusted consultant to share their journey toward digital transformation. On this episode our Principal Consultant and resident Identity and Access Management expert, Chad Willaert interviews Regis Corporation's Director of Informatio…
 
There are inherent security risks as we invite 'things' onto our networks and into our homes. As a business, we're charged with managing the devices on our network and making sure they only have access to the right data at the right time for the right reasons. But as consumers, we are often fueled by excitement, going through installation steps and…
 
Earlier this year, two of our own headed to Experience Design Week in Denver, Colorado to give a keynote presentation and participate in the conference. On this episode, Andy VanSolkema, VP of Digital Strategy and Josh Paro, User Experience Lead recap the talk they gave, titled, The Complex New Realities of Designing a Successful Experience and sha…
 
Designers, developers, marketers, operations and finance are just a sampling of the parties that are coming together to make digital products for enterprises. As you can imagine (and have probably experienced), getting these often separate groups of people to march in the same direction can be difficult. On this episode, we talk with Director of Pr…
 
If what you’re building today is front page news tomorrow, how are you going to feel about that? As business models evolve and data becomes a primary method of currency, the decisions we make as product creators become ethical considerations. What data are you collecting and why? How do your users know what you intend to do with it? And most import…
 
Welcome to the Pilot episode of 10,000 Feet! We’re coming to you from OST, a technology firm that’s been helping companies launch digital initiatives for more than two decades. Throughout that time, there’s been several waves of change across organizations, but none quite as strong as the digital transformation facing enterprises today. On 10,000 f…
 
As companies build deeper connections to their customers through IoT, a whole new world of customer data opens up to them. And while data is valuable, we can’t forget that the only way to get data is through people consistently using your product. And the only way to get people to consistently use your product is through making something that peopl…
 
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