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Kiwanis presentation 06-07-2011
Kiwanis presentation 06-07-2011
Kiwanis presentation 06-07-2011
Kiwanis presentation 06-07-2011
Kiwanis presentation 06-07-2011
Kiwanis presentation 06-07-2011
Kiwanis presentation 06-07-2011
Kiwanis presentation 06-07-2011
Kiwanis presentation 06-07-2011
Kiwanis presentation 06-07-2011
Kiwanis presentation 06-07-2011
Kiwanis presentation 06-07-2011
Kiwanis presentation 06-07-2011
Kiwanis presentation 06-07-2011
Kiwanis presentation 06-07-2011
Kiwanis presentation 06-07-2011
Kiwanis presentation 06-07-2011
Kiwanis presentation 06-07-2011
Kiwanis presentation 06-07-2011
Kiwanis presentation 06-07-2011
Kiwanis presentation 06-07-2011
Kiwanis presentation 06-07-2011
Kiwanis presentation 06-07-2011
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  • 1. Solutions for the real world
  • 2.
    • Who is BHMI?
    • What does BHMI do?
    • What is BHMI’s internship program, and why do we have one?
    • How does BHMI select new hires?
    • What advice do I have to give?
    Objective
  • 3.
    • Who is BHMI?
    • What is BHMI’s expertise?
    • When are BHMI solutions needed?
    • What is BHMI’s internship program?
    • Why BHMI’s internship program?
    • How does BHMI select new hires?
    • Career selection advice
    • Advice for success
    Agenda
  • 4.
    • Software solutions provider known for implementing core business applications
    • Extensive HP NonStop, UNIX & Windows NT platform expertise
    • Headquartered in Omaha, NE since 1986
      • Celebrating 25 years in Business
    • Associations
      • HP PartnerOne Program
      • HP ZLE Consultant and System Integrator (C/SI)
      • Oracle Partner Program
      • Microsoft Certified Solution Provider (MCSP)
    • Broadly-based vertical expertise
      • Financial services
      • Telephony
      • Call centers
      • Transportation
    Who Is BHMI?
  • 5.
    • Consulting Services
      • Feasibility studies
      • Detailed assessments
      • Technical evaluations
      • Architecture design
      • Proof of concept
    • Development Services
      • Systems design
      • Application development
      • Installation
      • Acceptance testing
      • Documentation
      • Education
      • Software management and enhancement
    • On-Going Support
      • Maintenance agreements
      • Retainer agreements
    Who Is BHMI?
  • 6.
    • Software Development
      • C, C++, Java, .NET
    • Cross-Platform Development
      • NonStop, UNIX, Windows NT, LINUX
    • Internet Development
      • HTML, JavaScript, Java applets/servlets, Seam, XHTML
      • Internet connectivity, Intranet connectivity
    • Relational Databases
      • Oracle, SQL Server, NonStop SQL, DB2, Sybase
    • Industry Standard & Custom Protocols
      • TCP/IP, X.25, SNA/SDLC
    What is BHMI’s expertise?
  • 7.
    • In-house development equipment
      • Windows NT clusters
      • UNIX (HP-UX, Solaris, Linux, AIX)
      • HP NonStop (NS2000, S74000)
    • Connect customers to BHMI Corporate Development Center via the Internet
    • Use own C++ libraries and database access interfaces that support platform independent development
    • Conduct software management
      • Release management, version control and tracking
    What is BHMI’s expertise?
  • 8. What is BHMI’s expertise? Requirements Gathering Architecture Design External Specification Ongoing Support Software Development Unit & System Testing Installation & Acceptance Testing System Deployment Training System Documentation
  • 9. When are BHMI solutions needed? Electronic Bill Payment CIBC EFT Settlement Processing Fiserv EFT Call Center & Telemarketing West Cellular Fraud Detection Verisign Prepaid & Stored Value Verizon Sales & Ticketing Greyhound Weather Message Switch FAA Wireless Asset Tracking Wherify Wireless Inventory Tracking Union Pacific Health Risk Management SimplyWell Solution Customer
  • 10. When are BHMI solutions needed? Provider Portal BCBS Language Learning Modules SCOLA Natural Gas Trading System Tenaska Pivot Control System Valmont Ship Cars Now Ship Cars Now Concourse-TMS MasterCard Concourse-ESP NYCE, BOH, PCB, Everlink Solution Customer
  • 11.
    • Benefits for BHMI
      • Provide method to evaluate students for potential hire
      • Establish culture where new ideas are introduced into the
      • organization
      • Acquire staff to perform junior level functions, frees up senior
      • staff
      • Embark on ‘wish list’ projects where resources are slim
    • Benefits for Students
      • Acquire project experience
      • Exposure to project deadlines
      • Encounter unknown problem set
      • Use new tool sets
      • Develop interpersonal communication
      • Learning from senior level staff
    Why BHMI’s Internship Program?
  • 12.
    • Highlights
      • Over 70+ Interns at BHMI in last 11 years
        • 71 Interns, 6 Current Interns, 20% Hire Rate
      • Sessions and Entrance Criteria
        • January – May, June – August, September – December
        • Computer Science, MIS, Computer Engineering, GPA 3.6 or higher, Junior/Senior
      • Assigned to projects with increased complexity over time
      • 12 to 40 hours per week, flexible schedule set by student
      • Assigned on projects as junior team members
      • Exposure to contemporary technology
        • C++, JAVA, J2EE, Python, XML, HTML, Javascript
        • DB2, Oracle, NonStop SQL/MP and others
        • Eclipse, Source Code Management, JIRA, WAPT
    What is BHMI’s Internship Program?
  • 13.
    • Selection Process
      • Real-World Technical Interviews
        • Corporate Questions
        • Tailored Technical Questions
        • Learning Opportunity
      • Important Criteria
        • Candidates rated against peers
        • Grades hold high weight
        • BHMI Geek Factor (Litmus test of interest)
    What is BHMI’s Internship Program?
  • 14.
    • Orientation Process
      • Minimal Training
        • Timekeeping
        • Build upon knowledge
        • Python Simulators
        • Expand Industry Knowledge (Read Specifications)
        • Automated Testing Tools
      • Assignment to Team
        • Source Code Management
        • Development Environment
        • Acquire Industry Expertise
    What is BHMI’s Internship Program?
  • 15.
    • Results Process
      • Assignments with Increasing Complexity
        • Test Scripts
        • User Interfaces
        • File Import / Export / Reporting
        • System Admin / Macros
        • Application Business Logic
      • Software Deployment
        • Software code reviews
        • Quality Assurance Testing
        • Experience through participation
        • High Quality Deliverables
    What is BHMI’s Internship Program?
  • 16.
    • Example Intern Assignments
      • Telco Message Emulator
      • Automated Batch Test Tool
      • Variety of Server and Client Test Emulators
      • Windows CE Event Viewer
      • DHTML Help and Print Screens
      • DHTML Screen Mockups
      • Message Translation Objects
      • Communications Trace Tool
      • ISO Mediation Device
      • J2EE Database Objects
      • GIS Spatial Queries
      • JAVA Application Services
      • Evaluate Enterprise Monitoring Tools
    What is BHMI’s Internship Program?
  • 17.
    • Risks for BHMI
      • Investment in student does not result in production
      • Drain on staff time
      • Ad-hoc attendance schedule jeopardizes deliverables
      • Lack of understanding interrupts team
      • Rewrite of delivered components
    What is BHMI’s Internship Program?
  • 18.
    • Evaluation Criteria
      • Current technology skill-set vs. current need
      • Book Smart
      • Capable of “getting something done”
      • Ability to operate independently and in a team
      • Good fit for the organization
      • Clear communication (both written and verbal)
      • Rated against peer group
    How does BHMI select new hires?
  • 19.
    • General career selection advice
      • Pick a career that interests you.
      • Will the work environment fit your personality?
    • IT career selection advice
      • Know there is more to programming than just mobile apps.
      • Understand the differences between Hardware and Software?
      • Do you enjoy programming applications in your spare time?
      • Do you enjoy solving complex problems?
      • Do you enjoy learning and applying new technologies?
    Career selection advice
  • 20.
    • Office Tips
      • Ask questions and take good notes
      • Be punctual
      • Acquire a set of valuable and usable skills
      • Organize yourself, procrastination does not pay
      • Use the web and research, research, research
      • Do not reinvent the wheel, find an example, or leverage seniors
      • Make a strong attempt but don’t spin your wheels, ask for advice
      • Focus on company needs and company requirements
      • Win with kindness
      • Honesty is the best policy (If you can’t do it, admit it)
    Advice for success
  • 21.
    • BHMI
    • BHMI internship program
    • BHMI new hire selection criteria
    • Advice
    Recap
  • 22.
    • http://www.bhmi.com
    • http://www.concoursefinancialsoftware.com/
    • http://www.concoursetms.com/
    BHMI Web Presence
  • 23. (800) 610-BHMI  www.bhmi.com

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