Things like soccer balls, bullets, mixed martial arts equipment, wedding shoes, baking soda, event tickets, cuff links, machetes, little league baseball registrations, pizzas, security camera systems, dog DNA tests, laser cutters, chocolate chip cookies, vibrators, title insurance policies, hams, laundry detergent, t-shirts, advertisement design services, gym memberships, event sponsorships, goat milking equipment, bachelor gifts, lawn care services, yoga association memberships, heavy machinery, water, graduation robes and invitations, ear cleaning devices, cell tower climbing equipment, and film festival passes.
Company founded by Ms. Debin Benish. Debin worked from home providing training and consulting nationwide. Debin provided training for people moving from typewriters to computers. Training specialized in Microsoft Office and Word Perfect.
Delta Systems joins the Columbia MO Chamber of Commerce.
Opened an office in downtown Columbia so that we could have a classroom to respond to the growing needs of mid-Missouri businesses.
Services expand to include PC and network support.
Offices are moved to southeast Columbia, near Grindstone Park. This allowed us to add a second classroom and provide additional parking.
Staff consists of mainly trainers and grows to about 12 people
Delta Systems celebrates 10 years in business.
70% of business is training.
Dozens of classes are held every week.
30% is now Access database development and network support.
Our PC and Network Support Department doubles in size.
A new logo is born.
Company moves to 200 Corporate Lake Drive, Columbia, MO Training dwindles to 5% of business while Access database and online system development grows to 45%.
Network and workstation support is now 50% of the business.
Steve Powell buys Delta Systems from Debin Benish.
Columbia MO Chamber of Commerce names Delta a Small Business of the Year Finalist
Delta begins the Debin Benish Outstanding Businesswoman Award by awarding it to Lili Vianello. Lili is so busy volunteering at the Miss Missouri Pageant that she cannot attend the ceremony.
Service offerings expand to include custom software development, web development, Windows network design, installation, and support; training on several dozen software systems for workstations and servers, and general consulting on how to stay in control of your technology investments.
Lynda Baumgartner is presented with the 2006 Debin Benish Outstanding Businesswoman Award
Offices expanded to accommodate growing staff.
Business is now 75% development and 25% network support services.
Melody Parry is presented with the 2007 Debin Benish Outstanding Businesswoman Award.
Opened a branch office in Boulder, CO.
Development and creative partnerships now established with 14 companies in 6 states: TX, GA, CO, OH, MI, MO.
Delta Systems Group acquires Perryman Technology, a provider of PC and network support services in Mid-Missouri.
The USLBA selects Delta for the 2008 Best of Columbia Award in the Web Site Design category.
Staff consists mainly of website and application developers and grows to 14.
Delta now hosts and/or controls hundreds of websites in top-tier data centers across the country.
Delta Systems quietly begins it’s first “Software as a Service” offering.
Delta Systems is honored to be asked to sit on the University of Missouri Computer Science Industry Advisory Council.
Delta Systems Group Acquires MethTrack, LLC.
Delta Systems is selected by the US Commerce Association for the 2009 Best of Columbia Award in the Freelance Computer Software Writers category.
Opened a branch office in Little Rock, AR.
Delta expands network support to now include managed services. This allows our support team to be proactive instead of reactive to issues by providing holistic monitoring of networks and workstations.
Delta Systems releases version 2.5 of EasyTRC – a “Software as a Service” offering. EasyTRC is a Total Resource Campaign total contract manager that allows any not-for-profit or Chamber of Commerce to handle the flood of contracts that go with memberships as well as non-dues revenue event and publication sponsorships.
Karen Miller named the 2010 Debin Benish Outstanding Businesswoman Award winner.
Delta Systems Group completes acquisition of Educara Software Corporation clients.
Delta then wins the ONLY ADDY award national finalist for 2011 out of all the entries from Columbia, MO.
Delta Systems is honored to be asked to be a panelist at the Mid-MO IT Workforce Summit to discuss ways in which middle schools, trade schools, and universities can prepare graduates to meet the changing needs of Central Missouri’s IT employers.
Arm & Hammer becomes a client. We redesigned their shopping cart on GreatCleaners.com and helped them increase eCommerce sales by 34% in only 3 months. Really really.
A strategic partnership is formed with Fremont Development. Fremont was so blown away by EasyTRC that they stopped development and discontinued their solution. Shortly thereafter, Delta Systems acquires all Fremont Total Resource Campaign clients and upgrades them to use EasyTRC.
Revenue Growth chooses EasyTRC as their exclusive technology of choice in helping their clients achieve Total Resource Campaign sales goals.
Staff expands into Chicago and Michigan. We’re now in 4 States.
Delta Systems Group completes acquisition of all clients of Express Academic Services.
Launched a new website for the Missouri School of Journalism, the oldest formal journalism school in the world. The site is powered by WordPress and was designed by our friends at VML. We also host the site in one of our clouds. Read more about what we did.
EasyTRC adds 15th Chamber of Commerce customer
We’re commercializing several plugins for Magento, an eCommerce platform
Added 4 more subcontractors to help with all the WordPress work we’re doing for our partners.
We built a custom post type generator for WordPress that allows us to harness the firepower of this fully armed and operational
battle station content management system. We’re now able to even more effectively use WordPress like a content management system instead of a simple blogging tool.
Delta sponsors and Steve Powell judged the 2012 Columbia Startup Weekend.
Anne Williams named the recipient of the 2012 Debin Benish Outstanding Businesswoman Award
Staff now in MO, IL, AR, MI, and OR.
Delta doubles their office space in South Columbia, MO
Mary Ropp named the recipient of the 2013 Debin Benish Outstanding Businesswoman Award
Delta figured out how to marry the power of Zend Framework with the interface of WordPress. This will allow for unprecedented usability and direct integration with WordPress without disrupting core tables or the upgradeability of WordPress. We call it Dewdrop, and we open sourced it. View Dewdrop on GitHub.
Then 2 months later. . . TimeKit WON the CLIMB (http://
Delta Systems was nominated for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award by the Columbia Chamber of Commerce
Delta is named a 2014 DREAM BIG Blue Ribbon Small Business of the Year by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce! Learn more about this prestigious award.
Delta is once again a SUPER sponsor to the True/False Film Fest . . right alongside American Airlines, HBO, those OSCARS people, and Vimeo. So, we fed the addiction of the True/False Film Fest fanatics by creating a way to visualize their T/F film schedule as a fun subway map that also lets you see which films your friends are also attending.
Behold. . . http://truefalse.org/group/
In March, Delta Systems Group spun out Delta Commerce – a division to handle online retail businesses we’ve built or acquired. We now sell machetes online. Yes, really. We no longer just build great eCommerce systems for clients, we use and own them now too. This helps us understand our customers better and helps us make money while we sleep.
In August, we acquired and joined forces with Voltage Creative in Kansas City, MO. Delta still isn’t a marketing agency, but we now have a division that is. Voltage manages channel marketing, Adword campaigns, SEO, and SEM for our combined customer base.
In September, a team at Columbia’s Startup Weekend built EquipmentShare.com using Dewdrop: a tool that provides a sensible project layout and development tool inside WordPress. Using Delta’s Dewdrop, the team had a fully working system and was able to record its first sale before the weekend was over. Having won the weekend competition, the team went on to be accepted into Y-Combinator (W15) and was then fully funded.
In August, Delta moved next door into our brand new space at 204 Corporate Lake Drive. Come by for a tour!
Delta names Nancy Fay the 2015 Debin Benish Outstanding Businesswoman of the Year
The Voltage channel marketing team took home a 2015 Gold KCDMA AMBIT Award in search engine marketing
We won a 2015 WebAward For Outstanding Achievement in Web Development for our work on http://DiscoverTheDistrict.com
Newsy’s Check 2016 (powered by TimeKitJS) is named a 2015 Online Journalism Awards finalist
We were excited to announce that two of our clients received W3 Silver Awards for our website designs! Congratulations to The District and Flat Branch Pub & Brewing!
Delta names Nancy Allison the 2016 Debin Benish Outstanding Businesswoman Award!
In 2016, Delta expects to . . .
1) CELEBRATE TURNING 30 YEARS OLD IN MAY! WOW!
2) open source TimeKit
3) launch another startup that is currently in stealth mode
4) put up a new website, cuz this one is tired
Delta Systems is a full-service computer consulting company with a suite of in-house development, design, and computer network support talent.
Building online applications and data management systems that are intuitive yet powerful is our specialty.
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