Our Insights

We share our thoughts, our experiences, and the ideas we've had along the way.
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Creating an Error/Retry Framework in NiFi, Part 1
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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5 Considerations for Staff Augmentation During COVID-19
With COVID-19 still a pervasive concern, leaders need to take new factors into consideration on using staff augmentation.
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Karaoke Is Remotely Possible
All about the 1904labs Virtual Karaoke and Music Trivia event!
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Sewing Hope: Supporting the Community with Masks
Read about 1904labs' mask sewing initiative and our process creating almost 500 masks for frontline workers.
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How Tasha Scott Creates Inclusion for the LGBTQIA+ Community in Tech
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
Comparing Mobile Development Approaches: Which Is Right for You?
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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What Juneteenth Means to 1904labs
155 years after Juneteenth, the United States is still slowly inching towards racial equity. For us, it is a reminder,
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GeoSTL Open Source Geospatial Roundtable Recap
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 Third-Party Consultants in the Age of COVID-19
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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1904labs and Bayer Crop Science Develop Open Source Geospatial Mapping Software to Help Business & Community Solve Real-World Problems
1904labs and Bayer Crop Science develop open source geospatial mapping software to help business and community solve real-world problems.
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Top Takeaways: Mobile Customer Experience Roundtable
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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Tips for digital collaboration while remote
How Can We Enable Digital Collaboration when 100% Remote?
As many of our work lives have dramatically changed, the way we collaborate has to change too. Here are some
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Virtual Roundtable: Getting Mobile Right
Join us for a virtual roundtable on May 28th. Our panel of experts will discuss the current climate and what
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How to Build a Successful Mobile Customer Experience
Investing in your mobile customer experience can pay huge dividends, but how can you ensure what you build is successful
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Hours with Experts: Our First Data Engineering Course Recap
Recap of our first-ever Hours with Experts course for Data Engineering! Spanning 8 weeks, there were challenges moving to 100%
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How Do You Apply HCDAgile to Data Projects?
How do you apply the principles of human-centered design Agile (HCDAgile) to data projects? This recap from our October 2019
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Q&A: Participating in the MIT COVID-19 Hackathon
Last weekend, MIT hosted a COVID-19 hackathon to combat the pandemic. 1904labs' geospatial developer, Jake Stäzrad, shares his experience as
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Why Now Is the Time to Focus on Mobile
Ensuring your customers can seamlessly interact with your brand over mobile was already critical. Yet, in these unprecedented times, offering
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What I’ve Learned from Being Remote-First
I've been fortunate enough to be 60% remote for the past ~3 years. Here are some of the lessons I've
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“It Wrote That”: An Overview of Language Models
Language models capture the intricate relationships between words and exploit those relationships to perform a variety of tasks such as
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How Mastermind Groups Can Help You Achieve Individual Goals
It’s easy to slack when working toward a difficult goal. So, imagine how much more motivated you might be if
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Key Takeaways: Data Privacy in the Age of CCPA
On January 30th, 1904labs held a roundtable breakfast with leading experts in the legal, risk management, and technology space to
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Using Angular 8's new support for SVG templates
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