Best of the West: Best Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion

ePATHUSA is honored to announce that we have been named the Best Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Champion during the first annual UScellular Best of the West Awards! A big thank you to everyone who nominated us for and to the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce and City of West Des Moines for presenting the awards! The competition aims to find the top businesses in West Des Moines across fifty categories, chosen by employees, businesses,

Local Apps: How Small Businesses Are Using Web & Mobile Apps

Apps. From websites to tablets, they’re everywhere. In fact, there were 2.9 million apps in the google play store as of July 2020 (Statista) and a whopping 4.4. Million apps in the Apple App Store. With so many apps available, their functions vary widely. From practical applications that help track calories for weight loss to less practical niche topics, such as this app that literally does nothing. But not all apps are designed with personal

Community Transit Contract Awarded

Community Transit, Snohomish County’s (WA) public transportation provider, has awarded ePATHUSA the On-Call IT Consulting Services Roster contract. The aim of the contract was to find IT-service providers who could provide a wide range of IT services. The contract will allow ePATHUSA to submit proposals for software and app design and implementation, business intelligence and analytics, staff augmentation, and technical writing and documentation among other IT-related services. We are proud to help Community Transit assist

ePATHUSA Awarded Self-Exclusion Database Hosting and Maintenance Contract

ePATHUSA is happy to announce that we have been awarded the Self-Exclusion Database Hosting and Maintenance contract with the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission (IRGC). The contract is for the hosting and maintenance of the IRGC’s Self-Exclusion Database, which is used to record the status of individuals participating in the Iowa Voluntary Self-Exclusion Program. ePATHUSA will be responsible for the hosting, maintenance, and future enhancements of the Self-Exclusion Database. This will be accomplished through the

Saving The World Through Tech

Wildfires, hurricanes, pandemics, flooding, drought…the world literally appears to be falling apart at the seams. Fortunately, it’s not all doom and gloom. Distinguishing ourselves as toolmakers, humans have historically managed to find a way to innovate and invent their way out of a bad situation. Clothing was devised as a way to protect us from inhospitable environments. Various agricultural revolutions have saved unquantifiable amounts of people from starvation. Penicillin and vaccines were discovered and developed

MNSITE Master Contract Awarded

ePATHUSA is pleased to announce that we have been awarded the MNSITE (Minnesota Seeking IT Expertise) Program master contract. The state of Minnesota designed the MNSITE program as a means to procure IT-related services by way of a fast and intuitive process. The entity awarded the master contract is able to provide all requested IT services to the state of Minnesota. Under this agreement, ePATHUSA will provide our premier IT services to the state of

ePATH eLS In Development

ePATHUSA is excited to announce our newest SaaS product, the ePATH eLS (electronic licensing system). The fully featured licensing and management system is an innovative yet intuitive platform for gaming and racing licensure for state governments. From entities to individuals, the ePATH eLS will be able to streamline and improve the licensing and license managing process. Features include an easy-to-navigate and update user interface, detailed search, and robust reporting. Additionally, the licensing system will be

IT Support: Reactive Vs Proactive

There’s no way around it: IT support, also known as technical or tech support, is a necessary service for virtually every organization and department in the modern world. When the time comes, there are endless ways that organizations go about handling their IT support services. Luckily for business owners, all processes can usually be categorized as being part of either reactive or proactive models. We’ll be taking a look at what makes these approaches to

What Are IT Managed Services

In the realm of business and IT, we hear more and more about managed services, but what are they exactly? How do they help business? And perhaps more importantly, why should you care? We’ve got the answers to these questions and more below! What Are IT Managed Services? Managed services are described as the practice of outsourcing the responsibility for maintaining, and anticipating need for, a range of processes and functions in order to improve

Iowa Disaster Relief

On August 10, Iowa and other parts of the Midwest were hit by a derecho (from Spanish: “straight”), a short-lived but potentially devastating series of thunderstorms, earning its name from its straight-line movement pattern. Unofficially referred to as inland hurricanes due to their ability to cause or exceed hurricane-force winds, the storm system has also been known to cause tornados, heavy rains, and flash floods. Last week’s derecho brought winds of up to 140 mph,