Closing a Chapter After serving in the Army for six years, the thought of finding a job and working as a civilian after separating terrified me. All I had ever known was the Army. It was the only career I had up until that point. I honestly had no idea what to expect once separating. However, I consider myself to be extremely fortunate in that I was able to go through the Microsoft Software and Systems Academy (MSSA) and then, […]

Gaining experience through new technologies I’m here to share my internship experience at AIS to hopefully give a good idea of what to expect if you, too, are considering entering the program. Your experience will likely be a bit different as I started during the COVID-19 pandemic. Once I accepted the position, I was shipped a laptop, and it was off to the races. By the second day, I had a project assigned: implementing Jupyter Notebooks into Scale. This project […]

2020 is a year we will never forget. A year fraught with challenges of all shapes and sizes. But it was also a year full of learnings, gratitude, and reflection. We’re looking back at the top blogs from the past year from team members committed to our mission and embracing our corporate value of continued learning. We are lucky to know, learn from, and grow alongside them. Top 10 AIS Blogs from 2020: ASP.NET Core: Telemetry and Application Insights, by  Kip […]

As part of our ongoing commitment to providing superior-level service to our customers and partners, AIS successfully continued our ISO certifications. Our certifications include ISO 9001, which relates to Quality Management, and ISO 27001, which relates to Information Security. AIS senior management sees these certifications as an opportunity to provide value to our customers through the use of the globally-recognized processes and procedures required for a Quality Management System and to drive better quality and consistency in our service delivery. […]

A Place to Feel Welcome “AIS has made me feel welcome and appreciated from day one. The employees at the Ohio office are friendly, approachable, and super smart. AIS has gone the extra mile to make sure the office is a safe place to work during the Coronavirus pandemic.” says Nikkala Thomson, a recent hire. Applied Information Sciences (AIS) was recently named an honoree in the “Best Places to Work” awards by the Dayton Business Journal. After a self-nomination, Quantum […]

Applied Information Sciences (AIS) has been recognized as the Microsoft Partner of the Year (2020) for Power Apps and Power Automate! This is an exciting award for our company and one which we are honored to receive. AIS has a long history helping customers in large, global, and often regulated industries work through their cloud transformation. We know that this success is due in large part to the Power Platform community and the hard work of our business applications leaders […]

Finding the perfect “fit” when it comes to a career choice can often feel like finding a needle in a haystack. An employer who values the experience of their employees, encourages the growth of individuals alongside the enterprise, and provides access to mentors and resources to advance your career is what you’ll find at AIS. We are proud to have a quickly growing team with many employee tenures in the decades, some upwards of 35 years! That’s a long time […]

I recently had the privilege and opportunity to attend this year’s DEF CON conference, one of the world’s largest and most notable hacker conventions, held annually in Las Vegas. Deciding what talks and sessions to attend can be a logistics nightmare for a conference that has anywhere between 20,000 – 30,000 people in attendance, but I pinpointed the ones that I felt would be beneficial for myself and AIS. During the conference, Tanya Janca, a cloud advocate for Microsoft, and […]

I recently read Patrick Lencioni’s latest book, Getting Naked: A Business Fable About Shedding The Three Fears That Sabotage Client Loyalty. I found the book useful, well written, and insightful. Here is a quick summary of the key ideas: Always Consult instead of Sell Rather than harping on past accolades and what you can do if the organization hires you, transform every sales situation into an opportunity to demonstrate value. Start adding value from the very first meeting… without waiting […]

Meet some of the AIS Recruiting Team – They’re going to talk you through some of their top recommended job interview tips. (Transcript) My name is Francesca Hawk. My name is Rana Shahbazi. My name is Kathleen McGurk. My name is Jenny Wan. My name is Denise Kim. Tip #1: Be Open, Transparent & Direct I think it’s important for candidates to be authentic and transparent throughout the entire interview process. Keeping the line of communication open through the interview […]