Our Insights

We share our thoughts, our experiences, and the ideas we've had along the way.
What is Decision Science
Gary Stiehr, 1904labs Practice Director – Data Engineering and Decision Science, details how 1904labs uses Data Science to help clients develop
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The Power of Cloud Solutions
Ryan Withers, 1904labs Practice Director – Cloud Solutions & Development Operations, explains the benefits of Cloud Native software along with the benefit
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What does Decision Science mean to 1904labs?
1904labs’ Decision Science practice is focused on providing two fundamental capabilities to our clients: Helping our clients develop insights from
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1904labs: Finding Success Between Startup and Corporate
1904labs was born from a dilemma. Mike Weaver, Senior Director of IT Product Development at Monsanto, wanted to hire some of
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How To Unlock the Power of Code Reviews
At 1904labs, code reviews are an integral part of our process. We strongly encourage every team to make reviews part
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What is the Big and Fast Data Maturity Model?
For years companies have collected mass amounts of “big data”.  Today to remain competitive organizations are doing all they can
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What makes a 1904labs Leader?
As we continue to grow we need more people to act in leadership roles at 1904labs.  The leadership roles can
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Stepping out from under ESRI’s shadow
Any professional working in the Geospatial domain is inherently familiar with ESRI and their software. They were already the established
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Continuous Delivery with Drone
In the last few years, software development teams have had a revolution in which teams are exponentially accelerating the rate
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On the Path to Owning the Cloud
I’ve always been a “why” type of person.  Why did this work? Why did it not? Who broke the last
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Start Up Minds
1904labs motto is “Start Up Minds, Innovative Solutions”. I have been asked several times whether we are only interested in
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Starting an Angular 4 project: Angular CLI vs. Manual Setup
There are many methods that can be used to stand up a new Angular project, along with an even larger
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Alex Rains – Tickled Pink
We are excited to present Alex Rains with our inaugural Tickled Pink award.
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1904labs is coming to Gateway to Innovation
If you work at a large company the odds are good that you have data, lots of data, year’s worth
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Benefits of an Agile process
Agile brings improved visibility, adaptability, business value, risk Managment, team satisfaction, and customer satisfaction.
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Year 1 in Review
Wow our first year sure went fast.  Technically speaking it was only 9 months as we got started in April.
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What to expect with the Open API Specification Version 3.0
You may not have heard of the Open API specification (OAS), but you may have heard of Swagger. Basically, Swagger
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Angular 2: Introduction
Angular (or AngularJS) is a frontend web-framework created by Google, containing everything needed to stand up a complex, yet easy
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GlobalHack
Globalhack was started in 2013 by Gabe Lozano, Travis Sheridan, and Drew Winship. They had the the goal of bringing
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Why we begin with the end (user) in mind
In the world of information technology, it is not uncommon to categorize chatter as " Tech Talk." Almost everyone knows
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Why software projects fail
Most project initiatives fail because (Time, Budget, and or Scope) are not aligned with expectations. To be successful, companies need
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1904labs in the news!
This month the St. Louis Business Journal published an article that confirms our approach to finding entrepreneurial minded people to
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Why Cortex
We didn't just move into the neighborhood for quick access to IKEA meatballs. . .
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