Omaha .Net User Group January Meeting
Start Time: January 28 2016, 6:00 PM
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Posted by mruwe at January 22 2016, 12:13 PM

Fellow .Net Users,

Welcome to 2016! We have a full year of .Net (and other related technologies) ahead and I'm excited to get it started. Our next .Net UG meeting will take place on Thursday January 28th starting at 6:00 PM. Food and drink will be served 15-20 minutes before the start of the meeting. Our sponsor for this month has a history of bringing something other than pizza (probably something BBQ) so keep that in mind.

Blue Cross Blue Shield
1919 Aksarben Dr

To the Cloud with Azure Storage!
The Azure cloud has exploded in growth over the last few years. Offering a wide range of features and tools it is truly poised to make your data centers obsolete. While I would love to talk about all the features Azure has to offer, I am certain it would take way more than 90 minutes to cover. Instead we are going to focus on one little corer of the Azure cloud. We will talk about Azure storage including Table Storage, Blob Storage and Queues. These features make up a tiny bit of what Azure has, but these are foundational features in the Azure cloud. Knowing how to use them can make a big difference in your solution.

Brian Olson
Brian Olson has 15 years experience building web software on the Microsoft platform. Brian enjoys solving business problems and has delivered solutions in a wide range of industries including Engineering and Health Care. While .NET is his primary tool of choice he also enjoys working with other technologies such as Node.JS, React.JS. He also has a growing interest in Machine learning (He promises never to intentionally create an AI overlord). When he is not programming he enjoys designing trinkets with his 3d printer, including quad copters, playing the occasional computer game, and working out with Kettlebells.

Sogeti USA
Sogeti is a leading provider of technology and software testing, specializing in Application, Infrastructure and Engineering Services. Sogeti offers cutting-edge solutions around Testing, Business Intelligence & Analytics, Mobile, Cloud and Cyber Security, combining world class methodologies and its global delivery model, Rightshore®. Sogeti brings together more than 20,000 professionals in 15 countries and has a strong local presence in over 100 locations in Europe, USA and India. Sogeti is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cap Gemini S.A., listed on the Paris Stock Exchange.

At Sogeti USA we are committed to building a long and enduring relationship with our employees and to creating an environment that rewards and empowers. Our mission is to constantly exceed our employees' expectations in the same way that we strive to exceed our clients' expectations. We offer an environment that celebrates innovation and helps you to achieve a good balance between your professional and personal life. We strive to be an employer of choice!

Some quick facts about working at Sogeti USA, and the benefits our employees enjoy:

  1. 401(k) Savings Plan—Matched 150% up to 6%. (Our 401k is in the top 1% of 401(k) plans offered in the US!)
  2. Medical/Prescription/Dental Coverage – Employees pay no premiums!
  3. Bonus Program that pays up to $20,000!
  4. Up to $12,000 in Tuition Reimbursement
  5. Personal Time Off (PTO)—Ensuring a balance of work and home life
  6. Strong Career Planning and Coaching Program

Also all of our employees receive wide-ranging training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. Employees also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help employees acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.


Matt Ruwe
.Net UG Co-Leader

Brian Olson
.Net UG Co-Leader