Parallel Holiday Party 2018


This year Parallel celebrated the holidays together at Top Golf, which recently arrived to the Twin Cities. This unique event, hosted by the Culture Committee, gave employees a chance to try their hand at a driving range. The object of the game was to hit your ball out onto various targets on the green (each worth a different amount of points). It was a fun and cozy experience with great places for employees to visit with one another and later we enjoyed a delicious dinner in one of the event rooms.… Continue Reading

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Chris Reyes Earns Master Electrician


Chris Reyes, Electrical Engineer at Parallel Technologies has recently earned the title of Certified Master Electrician. After studying and passing the Master Electrician’s Class A certification test, he was awarded with the title on November 27th, 2018. Chris answered some questions for us about what this means to him as well as what this means for all of us at Parallel!

 

Q: What does this mean for your career and for Parallel as a whole?

A: This gives me the ability to start submitting electrical designs for our projects in Minnesota.… Continue Reading

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Ugly Holiday Sweater Competition 2018


LuAnn Engelhardt, Chris Reyes, John Ray, Tom Cannon, Norm Spear, Josh Klein, Katie Bensen, Elisabeth Kyro, Chantel Folden, and Jeff Jungers

This year in keeping with Parallel tradition, the Culture Committee hosted an Ugly Holiday Sweater Competition with the trophy being bestowed upon Norm Spear, Director of Building Infrastructure. The competition was quite heated and many spectacularly ugly ensembles graced the floor this year, but the deciding factor was some humble detailing on the back of Norm’s sweater. As always, there were many laughs and a great amount of holiday cheer enjoyed by all!… Continue Reading

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Siemens Recognizes Parallel


During its first year as a Siemens Solution Certification Partner, Parallel was recognized (and rewarded) for significantly exceeding its 2018 sales goal. Chris McPartland, General Manager of Building Automation and Jay Stark represented at the Siemens’ annual Diamond Trip to St. Kitts in early December. Parallel was one of 14 partner companies that were invited to event. Check out the photos from the trip below!… Continue Reading

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Parallel Collaboration with Local Students


In 2018, Parallel Technologies and Jay Stark from the Omaha branch of our Building Automation department collaborated with students from the University of Nebraska – Omaha (UNO) and King Science Middle School to build a food computer. The open source project is a scalable automated greenhouse that is designed to grow

Through this unique project, UNO students in Dr. Sachin Pawaskar’s graduate capstone class in Management Information Systems had a hands-on opportunity to develop an IoT project while exposing the middle-school students to a new field in STEM that could spark their interest.… Continue Reading

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Bonde Presents at Government IT Symposium


 

Parallel’s Mark Bonde addressed the “Future of Video Surveillance” at the recent Government IT Symposium. Mark spoke before a full room on the technology advances, the uses and applications for these technologies. His presentation highlighted how organizations are utilizing surveillance video to strengthen security.

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