55 episodes

All areas of an organization, even those still in the analog world, are being transformed by technology. This shift isn't just modernizing manual processes with digital tools, but changing the fabric of an organization to support a new way of thinking. So while it may be a buzzword, digital transformation is happening and we're here to unpack it with you.


Between big ideas and tiny details is the ten thousand foot view.

Join the technology consultants from OST as we discuss the changing landscape of technology and what we're learning along the way. OST is a technology consultancy, specializing in all things digital. With offices in Minneapolis, Grand Rapids and Detroit, we have spent the last 22 years working with companies to grow, innovate and better serve their customers using technology.

Ten Thousand Feet, the OST Podcast OST

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

All areas of an organization, even those still in the analog world, are being transformed by technology. This shift isn't just modernizing manual processes with digital tools, but changing the fabric of an organization to support a new way of thinking. So while it may be a buzzword, digital transformation is happening and we're here to unpack it with you.


Between big ideas and tiny details is the ten thousand foot view.

Join the technology consultants from OST as we discuss the changing landscape of technology and what we're learning along the way. OST is a technology consultancy, specializing in all things digital. With offices in Minneapolis, Grand Rapids and Detroit, we have spent the last 22 years working with companies to grow, innovate and better serve their customers using technology.

    Episode 55: Let's Talk Security With Richard Maloley

    Episode 55: Let's Talk Security With Richard Maloley

    In this episode of Ten Thousand Feet: The OST Podcast, we talk to Richard Maloley, Sr. Security Consultant, about the most common IT cyber security threats businesses are facing, cloud security and a few of OST’s differentiators in this space. Richard shares some of his own tips and techniques that he uses to stay safe and secure. He also explains the importance of conducting a security assessment.  

    Hit the play button and enjoy the episode! 

    • 15 min
    Episode 54: It's Not Intranet, It's DEEP With Jim VanderMey and Lisa Helminiak

    Episode 54: It's Not Intranet, It's DEEP With Jim VanderMey and Lisa Helminiak

    In this episode of Ten Thousand Feet: The OST Podcast, we talk to OST CIO and co-founder Jim VanderMey, as well as Principal Lisa Helminiak, about the ins and outs of Intranet vs. DEEP. If you haven’t heard the term DEEP before in this context, we’ll define it and provide practical applications for your own business. Enjoy the episode!

    • 25 min
    Episode 53: Creating a Culture That Lasts, With Hannah Staal and Derek Fricano

    Episode 53: Creating a Culture That Lasts, With Hannah Staal and Derek Fricano

    We all want it, but how do we get it? In this episode of Ten Thousand Feet: The OST Podcast, we speak to Hannah Staal, Talent Acquisition Lead, and Derek Fricano, Design Team Manager, about building a culture that lasts within an organization.

    How do you create a workforce that withstands change, from updating job titles to experiencing a global pandemic? Hannah and Derek discuss building career portfolios, creating dynamic teams and sustaining culture. Tap the play button to get started.

    Enjoy!

    • 34 min
    Episode 52: What Is a Digital Backbone? With Aaron Kamphuis and Allen Emerick

    Episode 52: What Is a Digital Backbone? With Aaron Kamphuis and Allen Emerick

    How do organizations form solid foundations and achieve longevity? In this episode of Ten Thousand Feet, the OST podcast, we speak to Aaron Kamphuis, Strategy Leader of Digital Business, and Allen Emerick, Strategy Leader of Digital Operations, to define the term “digital backbone” and discuss the people, processes and technology that make up an organization’s digital backbone. Aaron and Allen also cover where to start as a business when looking to create a long-lasting future.

    Enjoy the episode!

    • 29 min
    Episode 51: Configuration Services with Scott Tykoski and Charles Lentz

    Episode 51: Configuration Services with Scott Tykoski and Charles Lentz

    Whether it’s designing a room layout, an office configuration or a vehicular layout, there are so many different opportunities for a consumer to be a part of the design process. In this episode of Ten Thousand Feet, the OST podcast, Scott Tykoski and Charles Lentz talk all things configuration services at OST.

    • 26 min
    Episode 50: The Human Side of IoT with Jen Nowlin and Lisa Helminiak

    Episode 50: The Human Side of IoT with Jen Nowlin and Lisa Helminiak

    When you hear the phrase Human Side of IoT, what does that mean? Whether you are blue sky innovation client or a client looking for your next generation innovation, you need to consider the human side of developing your connected product. In this episode, you’ll hear from Jen Nowlin, Connected Products Business Line Leader and Lisa Helminiak, Design Principal, talking about the human side of IoT. Enjoy!

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

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14 Ratings

14 Ratings

*stephen ,

Great starting point for creative thought!

This podcast is able to feed your hunger for everything from business strategy to data and design. Gives you just enough of each with insightful nuggets allowing your mind to wander towards new creative ideas. Fantastic host speaker too! (keep up those great questions)

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