Our Insights

We share our thoughts, our experiences, and the ideas we've had along the way.
hackathon-winners-blog
After a week-long Open Source Geospatial Hackathon, here are the winning projects leveraging geospatial social media data to detect trends.
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conference-room-naming
We wanted our conference room space to be meaningful, representing St. Louis people of color in their names.
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remote-collaboration-lessons
Collaborating remotely is difficult, but it’s the new reality. Are you enabling your teams to effectively innovate while virtual?
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visual-acceptance-criteria
This article outlines how to write visual acceptance criteria to keep the development process moving forward and avoid any backtracking.
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martha-valenta-art
The next in our Innovation Hours blog series, Martha Valenta talks about how she combines art and food in her
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hybrid-native-pwa-webinar-recap
Here are the highlights from our recent webinar on comparing approaches to mobile development.
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mobile-devops-journey
Teams with mobile engineers and experience releasing other types of applications may still lack an important key to success -
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airflow-dags-gcp-composer
This technical how-to helps you get started automatically deploying your Airflow DAGs to Google Cloud Platform.
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better-with-pets-winner
Our employees won the Better with Pets hackathon from Nestle Purina with their idea and have turned it into a
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dei-group
1904labs builds inclusivity in an employee-led DEI group. This group inspires change at the Labs.
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inno-hours-standup
1904labs supports entrepreneurs and innovators with their Innovation Hours program.
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keys-to-remote-delivery
Our latest blog goes through the three key components that are critical for successful remote delivery: people, process, and technology.
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geospatial-market-research
These are our initial findings based on qualitative interviews and survey results which explore challenges faced by organizations utilizing open
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nifi-error-retry
Expand NiFi’s built in mechanisms for handling errors and retries. Enable configurable routing and debugging when a FlowFile doesn’t behave
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staff-aug-considerations
With COVID-19 still a pervasive concern, leaders need to take new factors into consideration on using staff augmentation.
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All about the 1904labs Virtual Karaoke and Music Trivia event!
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mask-sewing-initiative
Read about 1904labs' mask sewing initiative and our process creating almost 500 masks for frontline workers.
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code-with-pride
Read about how 1904labs celebrated Pride Month with a discussion with Tasha Scott on how we can become allies with
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Mobile app approach comparison
In this post, we'll go through the main mobile development approaches and some of the key criteria that are important
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155 years after Juneteenth, the United States is still slowly inching towards racial equity. For us, it is a reminder,
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Geospatial roundtable
A few weeks ago, the St. Louis Geospatial Developer meetup, GeoSTL, held a virtual roundtable around open source geospatial tooling.
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Working with consultants
Bringing necessary employees back to the office is one thing; bringing third-party consultants back is another. How do you safely
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ol kit open source geospatial
1904labs and Bayer Crop Science develop open source geospatial mapping software to help business and community solve real-world problems.
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mobile webinar recap
Here are the top takeaways from our mobile customer experience roundtable on 5/28. Panelists focused on best practices from their
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