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Software Development Technologies Supported

ITD researches state-of-the-art development tools and languages in order to be competitive in the marketplace. To assure we are providing the correct services in a cost effective manner, the following tasks are performed on an on-going basis:

  • Research new products and upgrades to existing products
  • Test new products for ability to meet our development requirements
  • Test upgrades to existing products to assure they will integrate into the development environment
  • Integrate new products into our development and operations environments

Platforms Supported

.NET
.NET is the Microsoft Web services strategy to connect information, people, systems, and devices through software. .NET is Integrated across the Microsoft platform, therefore .NET applications run exclusively on Microsoft operating systems. Microsoft Visual Studio is the tool ITD uses to write .NET applications.
CA Gen
CA Gen is a model driven development tool that we use to design and develop client/server and web based applications. CA Gen applications can be generated to run as a client on the system user's PC, or they can be generated to run as a html interface on the user's web browser. Our direction is to phase out CA Gen development as applications are re-written in newer technologies.
COBOL
ITD is maintaining several customer systems that were written in the COBOL programming language. These are batch and on-line applications that run on our mainframe computer and MicroFocus Linux environment. Our direction is to phase out COBOL programs as systems are re-written in newer technologies.
Cognos
Interactive end user transaction reports and business intelligence reporting.
Crystal Reports
Crystal Reports is a PC based report writer that easily creates reports via a GUI drag and drop interface.
Java
Java is the 'run anywhere' language that is powering the Internet. Java applications are designed to run in a J2EE application server environment. IBM Rational Application Develop is the tool used to write J2EE applications and IBM WebSphere Application Server is the J2EE runtime environment.
NATURAL
NATURAL is a fourth generation programming language that ITD runs on our mainframe computer and Linux environment. NATURAL applications can run in batch or on-line mode. Our direction is to phase out NATURAL programs as systems are re-written in newer technologies.
PowerBuilder
PowerBuilder is the development tool we use to design and develop client/server applications that run as a client on the system user's PC. PowerBuilder creates a Graphical User Interface (GUI) with a multiple document interface that is very suitable for applications' power users.

Databases Supported

Oracle
Oracle is a relational database management system from Oracle Corporation.
SQL Server
SQL Server is a relational database management system from Microsoft.
DB2
DB2 is a relational database management system from IBM.
Adabas
Adabas is a non-relational database management system from Software AG Inc. Adabas is a partner product to the NATURAL programming language. Our direction is to phase out Adabas databases as systems are re-written in newer technologies.

Services Provided

Electronic Document Management Systems (EDMS)
ITD provides EDMS business analysis services and we support a full line of Document Management tools. We have the expertise to integrate an application's data processing requirements and its document management needs to create an end-to-end solution.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
ITD develops GIS web applications using ESRI's ArcIMS technology. GIS web applications utilize data stored on the state's GIS Hub. State agencies can specify the look and feel of their GIS web applications and the functionality of the applications. GIS web applications utilize HTML, javascript, and Java.
Web Site Development
ITD's web developers use a variety of tools and languages to create web graphics and content. Their tool kit contains HTML, PHP, Javascript, Photoshop, and Dreamweaver. 

Technologies Supported

Enterprise Service Bus
The Enterprise Service Bus is used for message translation and message routing within application integration solutions.
Informatica
Informatica is used as an Extract, Transform, Load tool (ETL).
Web Services
Web Services are used by ITD as a means of providing re-usable business logic or other application components using standard Internet protocols. Web Services represent black-box functionality that can be used and reused without regard to how the service is implemented.
XML
(Extended Markup Language): provides a powerful interface that allows applications to pass data to and from other applications.

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What Our Customers Are Saying

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Bank of ND
July 3, 2014
 
 

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