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Congratulations International Linemen’s Rodeo Competitors

In October, electric linemen from across the country gathered in Bonner Springs, Kan., for the 2013 International Lineman’s Rodeo & Expo. This expo is a unique event featuring several events [...]

Georgia Co-op Selects NISC to Support Its IT Efficiency and Customer Service Goals

Lake Saint Louis, Mo., October 8, 2013 - Marietta, Georgia-based electric cooperative Cobb EMC has selected National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC) to be its primary utility software services provider, as part [...]

Thank You for Making This Year’s MIC the Best Ever!

Last week we wrapped up the record-setting 2013 Member Information Conference (MIC). Almost 2,500 Members, Customers, guests, partners and NISC staff gathered in downtown St. Louis to discover the possibilities [...]

NISC Members to Proactively Identify Distribution Losses and Over/Under Loaded Transformers

Lake Saint Louis, Mo., October 1, 2013 — National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC), an IT and software solution provider to 700 utility and telephone organizations, announced at their 2013 Member [...]

Quinn Joins NISC as Regional Business Manager

National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC), a leading provider of information technology products and services to utilities and telecommunications organizations, has added Trena Quinn as Regional Business Manager focused on the [...]

NISC Member Leads Fundraising Effort for Tornado Victims

Tornado activity throughout the Midwest has been particularly destructive this spring. Nowhere has it been more intense than in the state of Oklahoma. Four major tornadoes caused billions of dollars [...]

NISC Cedar Rapids Office Hosts First Board Meeting

On June 26, NISC hosted our first NISC Board Meeting in Cedar Rapids. It was the first visit to the new office for many of the Board members as well [...]

Honoring Decades of Dedication

Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value," said Albert Einstein. To add value to what you do may be the key to success and maybe [...]

Processing Online Bank Payments? Increase Your Efficiency with OBI

Technology is changing the way we do things. We do just about everything online, from reading books to catching up with family and friends. Many people are turning to the [...]

NISC Listed Among Computerworld’s “Best Places to Work in IT” for 10th Straight Year

Training Opportunities, Dedication and Shared Values Boosts Ranking to 14 Overall Lake Saint Louis, Mo. — National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC), a leading provider of information technology products and services [...]

Callaway Electric Leverages Mobile WorkForce Through Motorola’s MOTOTRBO

Callaway Electric Cooperative wanted to update its fleet of analog radios before the January 2013 FCC narrowbanding deadline. As a cooperative that distributes power to more than 13,000 residential, agricultural [...]

NISC Programmer Jamie Wetsch Recognized with Trail Worker Award

NISC employee Jamie Wetsch was named the 2013 North Dakota Trail Worker of the Year following his work developing, creating and maintaining the “Otter Creek Trail,” an 8.9-mile bike trail [...]

This New Gizmo Will Catch Your Eye

Daily, new devices roll out of the “gizmosphere,” hyped with promises big and small.  More often than not, they elicit a “seen-that-done-that,” or “Are they crazy,” reaction. That’s how I [...]

NISC Participates in Capitol Hill Broadband Event

NISC’s Vern Dosch was in Washington, D.C. in support of NTCA and the Foundation for Rural Service’s (FRS) Broadband 101 educational session on April 3. Sponsored in collaboration with U.S. [...]

NISC’s iVUE® AppSuite Wins Esri Award

2013 Esri Partner Conference Selects NISC as Winner for Mobile Application Category National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC), a leading information technology company that develops and supports software and hardware solutions, [...]

In Times of Crisis: Cooperation Among Cooperatives

Last month, a mighty roar ushered in the month of March when winter storm Rocky arrived. The storm affected many across the United States and Missouri was no exception. Several [...]

NISC’s Head in the Cloud at 2013 Annual Meeting

While his feet were planted firmly on the ground in New Orleans at the 2013 NISC Annual Meeting, NISC President and CEO Vern Dosch couldn’t keep his head out of [...]

Kicking the Tires at RTIME

To some people, mileage is a measurement that shows wear and tear – aging if you will. At NISC, we look at mileage a bit differently. In February, NISC staff [...]

NISC MDMS Assisting Baldwin with Advanced Meter Deployment

Advanced meters are becoming an essential tool for today’s utility. They provide a constant connection to the member and help each organization monitor the amount of energy being used at [...]

North Star Electric Enhances Board Meetings with CalltoOrder

About a year and a half ago, Ann Ellis and the staff at North Star Electric Co-op of Baudette, Minn., decided to take their board meeting books digital. Instead of [...]