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Datix is Attending Epicor Insights

Epicor Insights Customer Conference is fast approaching. Held this year April 27-30 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, we are excited to be attending and have our very own Bryan Sapot speak. The nearly 4,000 users of Epicor ERP are invited to network and have the opportunity to learn more about…

Social Listening, Mobility and the Unified Service Desk

Jessica Becher, a Datix consultant, attended Microsoft Convergence this year to get the inside scoop on the latest releases from Microsoft Dynamics. Microsoft rolled out these changes in the spring 2014 “Leo Update.” Becher presented her findings on social listening, mobility and the new unified service desk at a weekly Datix Lunch and Learn.

Get a Glimpse of Microsoft Dynamics Convergence 2014

Convergence 2014 (March 4-7) is underway! Held this year in beautiful Atlanta, Georgia, leaders gather to network and learn about the new features from Microsoft Dynamics.  As a Microsoft partner and Dynamics CRM reseller, we have been excited to hear about the CRM updates.  Yesterday and today’s sessions were informative…

Happy Holidays from Datix

On December 24, 2013, Posted by , In Datix: Under the Hood,The Datix Insider, With No Comments

Datix celebrated our end of year holiday celebration at Blood & Sand.  What’s Blood & Sand? Blood & Sand is “a membership bar and restaurant; it was conceived as a laboratory for creativity. We strive to surprise and delight the palette with some of the most exciting food and drink in…

App Compiles Instagram Data to Find Happiest City

On December 5, 2013, Posted by , In Community, News & Events,The Datix Insider, With 1 Comment

Business Insider published an article called “The 20 Happiest Cities Discovered by Studying Instagram.” How did they determine which cities were the happiest? By looking at Instagram. Start-up Jetpac analyzes public Instagram pictures to compile city guides for its app users.  When compiling its data they looked at the number…

FABTECH 2013 Manufacturers Embrace Tech Trends

On November 26, 2013, Posted by , In Community, News & Events,The Datix Insider, With No Comments

FABTECH 2013 took place in Chicago this year on from November 18 to November 21 at McCormick Place. This was a huge event, more than 40,000 people attended. Top attending companies included: Altec Industries, Boeing, General Electric, Raytheon, Tenneco and Whirlpool.  A few employees from Datix, Inc. attended and were…

New to the Tech Industry? Here Is My Advice

On November 7, 2013, Posted by , In Datix: Under the Hood,The Datix Insider, With 1 Comment

My route to a career in the tech industry has not been a direct one. It’s not that I didn’t have an interest in the field. In high school I learned some basic programming and briefly dreamed of developing educational computer games as a career. But my interests were always…

“Women in Tech” Part Two: A Datix, Inc. Developer Weighs In

Michelle Marcus, a developer at Datix, Inc., shares more about her career choices in part 2 of her women in tech blog series. See part 1 here. Over my career, I have found that working for a variety of companies has worked to my advantage because I now have a…

“Women in Tech” Datix, Inc. Employees Weigh In

On October 16, 2013, Posted by , In Datix: Under the Hood,The Datix Insider, With 1 Comment

With so much in the news about women in tech we wanted to have some of our own ‘women in tech’ weigh in. A quick perusal of LinkedIn and you will see articles about this topic.  Case in point, Vivek Wadhwa wrote a poignant article about Silicon Valley’s tech scene writing that…

“Women in Tech” Part One: A Datix, Inc. Developer Weighs In

On October 16, 2013, Posted by , In Datix: Under the Hood,The Datix Insider, With 1 Comment

What made you want to work in a technical position? I had always been interested in computers growing up for two reasons: my Dad was a Project Manager over mainframe computer projects and home video game systems started to become popular in the 80s. I quickly got hooked on playing…

McKelvey’s LaunchCode Creates Local Buzz

Jim McKelvey, the co-founder of Square, explains his newly founded project LaunchCode. The ambitious project involves “pair-coding” where an experienced developer will guide and work with an up and coming coder.  McKelvey is seeking to address the IT talent gap in the region. Places like Houston, Boston, Seattle and Silicon…

LaunchCode to Attract and Foster Local Tech Talent

On September 10, 2013, Posted by , In Community, News & Events,The Datix Insider, By , With Comments Off on LaunchCode to Attract and Foster Local Tech Talent

LaunchCode, the latest creation from Jim McKelvey, is set to publicly debut later this month and by the end of September will likely place at least 100 up and coming coders at companies across St. Louis. The process is called pair programming and it puts an inexperienced coder with a…

Jack Dorsey’s National Let’s Talk Campaign Kicks off Locally

Mayor Slay, Jack Dorsey, Let's Talk St. LouisLet’s Talk St. Louis was a tremendous breath of fresh air. It was great to hear from local business owners about the challenges of doing business in St. Louis. Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Square and native of St. Louis, facilitated a much needed conversation about growing the region into a business-friendly community.

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Local Tech Company Participates in LaunchCode

On August 19, 2013, Posted by , In Community, News & Events,The Datix Insider, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Local Tech Company Participates in LaunchCode

Datix, Inc., as a Saint Louis based software and IT Services Company, is pleased to be participating in LaunchCode. This newly founded organization by Jim McKelvey, the co-founder of Square, aims to help aspiring coders who lack the experience necessary to land a job. LaunchCode works by a process called…