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Barcamp Omaha comes to Slowdown Sept. 8, tickets on sale

July 27, 2012 by

Barcamp Omaha, an unconference now in its fifth year, is Sept. 8 at Slowdown in North Downtown Omaha, with an opening party kicking it off the night before, Sept. 7. Tickets ($10) went on sale today and, as in year's past, are expected to sell out. The new year features a fresh look, too. A re-designed barcampomaha.org by Grain & Mortar launched today. …  read more

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Omaha teams enhance College World Series experience with web gems

June 15, 2012 by

Since Silicon Prairie News relocated to The Mastercraft Building last month, the Omaha contingent of SPN's team sits within a stone's throw — or, as it were, a foul ball's flight — of TD Ameritrade Park, the epicenter of College World Series activity. But for people who won't enjoy the benefits of such close proximity to all the CWStivities over the next two weeks, the web offers plenty of other ways to stay in the know. Among the myriad online resources related to the CWS, a few stand out because they're made by Omaha companies whose work SPN has covered in the past. Below is a quick rundown of local teams whose efforts are helping enhance …  read more

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Prairie Portrait: Kristin DeKay of Grain & Mortar

February 27, 2012 by

Silicon Prairie News: A little more than six months since the launch of Grain & Mortar, what are some unforeseen benefits that have come about from the fusion of Image Made and DownsDesign? | Kristin DeKay: I would say the most beneficial thing would be multiple points of view. Since there are three of us, we have the ability to make more rounded business decisions. We've also managed to clarify who we are or what we do, and have increased our offerings. We've also seen an increase in the brand strategy work that comes our way, which is great. | SPN: One of your Grain & Mortar co-owners, Mike, is also your husband. What are some guidelines you'd recommend for making that …  read more

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Prairie Moves: Miranda Bouck, ActiveGrade, Powow and more

February 14, 2012 by

Published Tuesdays and Thursdays, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email editor@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions on how we could improve these posts or any of our coverage, please contact danny@siliconprairienews.com. …  read more

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Prairie Moves: Danny Lockard, Grain & Mortar, VoterTide and more

December 20, 2011 by

Published Tuesdays and Thursdays, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email editor@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions …  read more

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Prairie Moves: Sue Munnik, Mark Palmer, Juan Gomez and more

December 6, 2011 by

Published Tuesdays and Thursdays, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email editor@siliconprairienews.com. …  read more

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Grain & Mortar celebrates with open house tonight, 6-9 p.m.

November 18, 2011 by

Grain and Mortar, a new strategy, branding and design company, will open its doors tonight from 6-9 p.m. at the Mastercraft Building (1111 N 13th St.) to celebrate the grand opening of their studio and website launch. The event, free to the public, will celebrate the company that has recently formed after combining the graphic designers, web developers and brand strategists behind DownsDesign and …  read more

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