Dmitry Cherches Appointed Chief Operating Officer

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Dmitry Cherches is a pretty exceptional guy. Born and raised in Minsk, Belarus, he spent his childhood disassembling mainframe computers, creating DOS-based computer games, and training as a member of the junior Olympic swim team. His intellectual curiosity and penchant for hard work only intensified as he grew older; as a teenager in the U.S., he double-majored in Economics and Computer Science at UMBC while simultaneously working a full-time software development job.

While many would be crushed by the demands of such an intense schedule, for Dmitry, it was invigorating. That’s because Dmitry is a passionate learner who welcomes challenges and strives for excellence in all that he does.

He’s also the rare technologist who curbs the engineering instinct in deference to the business case. If there’s no ROI, there’s no project. But don’t worry; Dmitry will…

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Carrie Schuckle Appointed Chief Delivery Officer

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Mind Over Machines understands that our clients want not only the best technology solutions, they also want the process of implementing those solutions to be painless and even enjoyable. That’s why we’re especially excited to announce Carrie Schuckle’s appointment to the newly created role of Chief Delivery Officer.

As CDO, Carrie is responsible for all project delivery, collaborating with our architects and project managers to ensure successful implementation and adoption of the company’s solutions, for maximum client benefit.

The creation of this position speaks to Mind Over Machines’ commitment to not only match our clients with the perfect technology fit, but also to make the process of arriving at that solution as seamless, efficient, and downright pleasant as possible.

And Carrie is the ideal person to make that happen.

“Being a CDO requires a special skill set,” explains Mind…

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Dustin Sitton Appointed Chief Technology Officer

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We’re pleased to announce that Dustin Sitton has been promoted to Chief Technology Officer. It’s an appointment he’s definitely earned, given his terrific passion, ability, and dedication to the success of our clients and teammates. Moving forward, Dustin is tasked with continuously strengthening the organization’s technical depth and tool kit, and ensuring that we always respond to client needs with the most appropriate solutions.

Dustin came to Mind Over Machines in 2012, when the firm acquired business and technology consultancy The Seva Group. He had been a Senior Microsoft Architect at Seva, and led a transformation of that group away from sunsetting technology to a modern software development stack.

Since his arrival here, Dustin has been instrumental in reshaping our market offering. Most notably, he championed a shift in the company’s focus from Custom Software Development almost…

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Microsoft Gold Partner

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Partnership means a lot to Mind Over Machines. We strive to be more than another vendor to our clients. Through collaboration, celebrating success, and sharing challenges, we work to be an extension of our clients. We expect the same from our vendors and have consistently found this partnership with Microsoft.

Today we are proud to announce that Mind Over Machines has added Microsoft Gold Partner status in Application Development and Silver Partner status in Cloud Development to our list of Microsoft competencies.

Microsoft Gold/Silver Partner status and competencies are achieved through a combination of team members earning certifications in Microsoft technologies and the firm demonstrating a track record of successful client engagements. We carefully measured the available competencies and invested in our team to grow into the competencies that would best serve our clients.

Mind Over Machines has…

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Office 365 Seminar Big Hit Among Region’s IT Leaders

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On Wednesday April 20th, the Inner Harbor was buzzing with Office 365 talk, as Mind Over Machines combined forces with System Source to present Office 365: Way More Than Email! 

Ruth’s Chris Steak House Pier 5 was filled to capacity as area CIOs and IT Directors gathered to hear Dustin Sitton, Director of Consulting Services at Mind Over Machines and Deve Ferg, Consultant at System Source, discuss the many cost-saving features that Office 365 has to offer: benefits of migrating to the cloud; how to get your staff trained; cool DIY products that come with the suite like Delve and Sway; and exciting products like Dynamics CRM, Power BI and PowerApps that are lighting up the software development world.

The fastest growing segment of the software development industry, CRM as a development platform has made it possible for us…

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