The Datix Insider

What are Datix employees up to? What makes the company unique and a great place to work? How do we do things differently? Under the Hood is an insider’s view of Datix as well as our take on life in technology and consulting. Datix is active in product user groups, attends industry and charitable events and participates in other local and national organizations. Occasionally we put on an event or strike up a new business relationship. Read about this and more in Community, News and Events.

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 and shed light on the …

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App Compiles Instagram Data to Find Happiest City

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 of photos with smiling or …

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FABTECH 2013 Manufacturers Embrace Tech Trends

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 impressed by the capabilities of …

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“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 large network in the IT …

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

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 fellow power brokers, “believe they …

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

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 video games at my friend’s …

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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 Valley are known as top …

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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 “pair-coding” a popular training methodology …

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