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NISC Awarded ESGR’s Pro Patria Award for Support of Guard and Reserve Employees

National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC) has been awarded the Pro Patria Award by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), the highest award that may be awarded by an ESGR State Committee, for their support of National Guard and Reserve employees. The award is presented annually and recognizes employers for their leadership and practices, including adopting personnel policies that make it easier for employees to participate in the Guard and Reserve.

NISC Launches iVUE Connect – Marketing During THRIVE ’20 Virtual Event

Lake Saint Louis, Mo., Oct. 15, 2020 – National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC) today announced the addition of iVUE Connect – Marketing to its solutions lineup during the THRIVE '20 virtual event, held Oct. 13-14. iVUE Connect – Marketing is the latest addition to the iVUE Connect suite, joining Service and Financials with Operations features also in development. iVUE Connect – Marketing allows NISC Members to boost their sales and marketing efforts anywhere, anytime through a web browser. "We have offered marketing services through our LeadAgent platform to our Telecom Members for a long time, and we're really excited to [...]

NISC’s THRIVE ’20 a Celebration of Members and Innovation

Lake Saint Louis, Mo., Oct. 14, 2020 – National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC), a leading provider of software solutions to utility and telecommunication companies, wrapped up its dynamic virtual learning event for NISC Members and guests Oct. 14. The two-day THRIVE '20 conference, held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, treated attendees to two days of dynamic content and valuable learning and engagement opportunities. More than 5,000 people registered for THRIVE '20, including 130 guests, 30 partners, 700 employees and more than 4,000 attendees representing 700 different Member organizations. Throughout the event, Members, partners and employees enjoyed timely learning sessions [...]

NISC’s THRIVE ’20 Kickoff: Overcoming Challenges Together

Lake Saint Louis, Mo., Oct. 13, 2020 – National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC), a leading provider of software solutions to utility and telecommunication companies, kicked off its dynamic virtual learning event Oct. 13 for NISC Members and guests. The two-day conference, coined THRIVE '20, is being held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to NISC President and CEO Dan Wilbanks, who assumed the role in January 2020, the chosen title "THRIVE" couldn't be more appropriate when it comes to NISC's Member organizations and their employees this year. "Your members and customers have been relying on you more now than [...]

NISC Recognized as One of the Best Places to Work in St. Louis Area

IT Co-op Receives Top Workplace Award from St. Louis Post-Dispatch Lake Saint Louis, Mo., Sept. 24, 2020 — National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC), a leading provider of IT and software solutions to utility and telecommunication organizations, has been recognized as one of the 2020 Top Workplaces in the St. Louis area by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, ranking third on the list for large companies. “It’s an honor to receive this award because it’s not only based on compensation and benefits, but also the feedback from our employees and their experiences working at NISC,” said Dan Wilbanks, NISC President and CEO. “This [...]

NISC Releases Enhanced, Free Cybersecurity Awareness Kit

Updated NISC CyberSense tool kit includes new animations, social media content and updated print marketing materials to spread cybersecurity awareness and safety. Online threats have risen by as much as six-times their usual levels as the COVID-19 pandemic provides new ballast for cyberattacks. (Source: Cloudflare) Data breaches cost enterprises an average of $3.92 million. (Source: CSO Online) Staying safe online and protecting your valuable data and personal information is a struggle for both businesses and families alike – and the impact of COVID-19 on businesses moving to work-from-home settings has only escalated the risk. Now more than ever, it is [...]

NISC Named by Prairie Business Magazine as One of the 50 Best Places to Work for the 7th Consecutive Year

Mandan, N.D., Sept. 3, 2020 — For the seventh consecutive year, National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC) has been recognized by Prairie Business magazine as one of the 50 Best Places to Work in the northern Plains. Earlier this year, employees nominated companies by submitting an anonymous employee-satisfaction survey, which sought out input on each employer’s benefits, workplace culture and employee morale, among other factors. Prairie Business received more than 1,400 nominations from employees from around the region according to Andrew Weeks, editor of Prairie Business. “Business is a two-way street,” Weeks said. “It’s easy for employees to go the extra mile [...]

Time to THRIVE: NISC Fall Event to Engage and Inspire

Lake Saint Louis, Mo., Aug. 12, 2020 – National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC), a leading provider of software solutions to utility and telecommunication companies, will host THRIVE '20, a dynamic and engaging virtual learning event for Members and guests scheduled for Oct. 13-14, 2020. This one-of-a-kind event will include: Powerful Opening and Closing General sessions that leverage technology, engagement and thought-provoking concepts. Timely learning sessions for Members to come together to learn and share practices. A Solutions Lab where Members can dive deeper into various solutions areas and interact with NISC subject matter experts. Exciting keynote by Capt. Chesley "Sully" [...]

NISC® Launches Additional Cybersecurity Offering to Help Members Address Vulnerabilities

Mandan, N.D., Aug. 5, 2020 – With malicious attacks on the rise and cybercriminals capitalizing on the uncertainty surrounding COVID, National Information Solutions Cooperative® has added NISC CyberPatch to their existing NISC Cybersecurity Services suite of solutions to help independent telephone companies, electric cooperatives and other public power entities defend themselves against ever-present cyber threats. NISC CyberPatch, powered by Kaseya® VSA, is a comprehensive patch management system for both operating systems and third-party applications that will decrease the risk of a security breach while increasing staff efficiency. "Quite often, the cybersecurity focus is on perimeter protection, spam filters and network [...]

NISC Board Approves New Partnerships

Lake Saint Louis, Mo., July 14, 2020 – The National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC) Board of Directors welcomed several new Members to the cooperative in its virtual meeting June 30, bringing NISC’s Membership total to 849. The following utility and telecommunication companies were welcomed to the NISC family. Utilities Custer Public Power District, Broken Bow, Neb.Dakota Electric Association, Farmington, Minn.City of Pella, Pella, IowaErwin Utilities Authority, Erwin, Tenn. Telecoms EPICTOUCH, Elkhart, Kan.Oneida Telephone Exchange, Oneida, Ill.Ontario Telephone Company, Phelps, N.Y.Steelville Telephone Exchange, Inc., Steelville, Mo. NISC’s primary mission is to provide maximum value to its current Members. Simultaneously, the cooperative [...]