AIM | HDC has ended

AIM Heartland Developer Conference is the region’s best developer & designer conference covering the latest trends, techniques, technologies, and best practices in software design and development.

As a conference attendee you have access to all sessions (on Thursday and Friday) so you can plan your own custom itinerary. There is a separate fee of $50 for workshop sessions held on Wednesday, September 7.  

Schedule is subject to change.

To learn more about AIM HDC, visit heartlanddc.com

avatar for Jim Collison

Jim Collison

Technology Manager
Omaha, NE
I am a Director of Talent Resourcing at Gallup’s Omaha, Nebraska office. Clifton StrengthsFinder Top 5: Arranger | WOO | Maximizer | Communication | Activator

In my current role for Gallup, I oversee a team of intern software developers in Omaha NE as well as partner with Gallup’s Talent Resources team to recruit and retain world-class system and database administrators and software developers who support Gallup’s clients and the company’s internal systems. I also oversee both the College and High School internship programs year around. I have recently taken on the role of producer and Strengths Community Manager for Gallup's Called to Coach and Theme Thursday Webcasts found at http://coaching.gallup.com

Outside of Galllup, I am the voice behind The Average Guy Network. I host the weekly Home Gadget Geeks and Home Tech Tips as well as Cyber Frontiers at http://TheAverageGuy.tv and and am a regular co-host on the http://askthepodcastcoach.com podcast. I was named a Microsoft MVP in April 2011.

Prior to joining Gallup, I served as the director of Enterprise Information Management for Omnium Worldwide. While there, I deployed a new business intelligence platform for the company. I was also a long-time employee of Commercial Federal Bank, which became part of Bank of the West in 2005. While with the bank, I helped build an enterprise data warehouse and supported the marketing group.

I grew up in San Jose, California, was enlisted in the US Army from 1986 to 1992, and moved to Nebraska when discharged. I received a bachelor’s degree from Grace University in 1997.