In early October of 2021, our team was honored to be present as our own Brigadier General Stephen Iacovelli stepped down as Commanding General of the 94th Training Division after admirably leading the division for 38-months. Stephen enlisted in the Army as a Private in 1984 and was later named a distinguished graduate from his AIT class at Fort Lee, Virginia. He was later commissioned as an Engineer Officer through the Army ROTC Program and later became Psychological Operations qualified […]

What is Cognitive Surplus? In his famous TED talk about Cognitive Surplus, Clay Shirky shares an incident in Kenya from December of 2007. There was a disputed presidential election that resulted in an outbreak of ethnic violence. A lawyer in Nairobi, Ory Okolloh, began blogging about it on her site, Kenyan Pundit. Shortly after the election and the outbreak of violence, the government suddenly imposed a significant media blackout. So, Okolloh solicited more information about what was going on from […]

AIS recently held an internal hackathon for Microsoft Power Platform to expose our team to the platform, concepts, approaches through hands-on experience and to demonstrate the role Power Platform plays in modernizing legacy applications in the cloud. As a premier Microsoft partner, Power Platform has quickly become a core part of our holistic enterprise cloud transformation strategy. Our teams have helped enterprises across Financial Services, Insurance, Health and Life Sciences, and the Government leverage Power Platform for enterprise-grade application modernization […]

Microsoft FastTrack is a service provided by Microsoft that helps customers onboard Cloud Solutions and drive user adoption. The Microsoft Power Platform product engineering team recognizes individuals for consistently producing high-quality solutions using their experience in architecture solutions during customer engagements. Lee Baker, a Solutions Architect for AIS, has been recognized for his hard work and impressive client management. “Lee is one of the most extraordinarily knowledgeable Power Platform technical leaders on the planet, particularly in the realms of data […]

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 […]