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Get to know the people and stories behind Omni’s award-winning productivity apps for Mac and iOS.
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Location:

United States

Description:

Get to know the people and stories behind Omni’s award-winning productivity apps for Mac and iOS.

Twitter:

@theomnishow

Language:

English

Contact:

800-315-6664


Episodes

The Story of OmniPlan

3/20/2019
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In the studio are Ken Case, CEO of The Omni Group; Ainsley Bourque Olson, [OmniPlan](https://www.omnigroup.com/omniplan/) Prime Minster; and Greg Titus, OmniPlan Engineer — and we talk about how OmniPlan came to be and where it’s going.

Duration:00:29:18

Greg Titus, OmniPlan Engineer

3/6/2019
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Greg Titus has been at Omni for 25 years — for almost the entire time that there’s *been* an Omni. Greg’s superpower is creating new things. Sure, everybody likes to *think* they’re good at creating new things, but Greg’s different: he’s *actually* good at creating new things.

Duration:00:23:52

Brent Simmons, Marketing Human

2/20/2019
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Brent hosts The Omni Show and writes blog posts, articles, App Store descriptions, newsletters, and other things for The Omni Group. That is, he *normally* hosts The Omni Show, but this week we have a guest host, [Rose Orchard](https://theomnishow.omnigroup.com/episode/rose-orchard-author-and-podcaster), who graciously agreed to interview Brent.

Duration:00:23:41

Roadmap 2019 Special with Ken Case

2/6/2019
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In late January we [published our annual roadmap](https://www.omnigroup.com/blog/omni-roadmap-2019) where we look back at the previous year and look forward to the new. Ken Case, roadmap author and CEO of The Omni Group, joins the show to go into more detail and answer listener questions.

Duration:00:33:02

Rose Orchard, Author and Podcaster

1/23/2019
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Rose Orchard hosts the [Automators podcast](https://automators.fm/) along with David Sparks. With Ryan Dotson she’s written a new book about OmniFocus 3 called [Build Your OmniFocus Workflow](https://omnifocusbook.com/home/).

Duration:00:30:33

Derek Reiff, Front-end Web Developer

1/9/2019
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Derek Reiff, Front-end Web Developer — and ultra-marathoner! — joins the show to talk about building The Omni Group’s various websites: omnigroup.com, product pages, Inside OmniFocus, and so on.

Duration:00:23:27

Tim Wood, Chief Technology Officer

12/12/2018
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For our holiday episode we’re joined by Tim Wood, founder and CTO of The Omni Group. Tim talks about serving as a resource, educator, and toolmaker for our dozen-ish engineers.

Duration:00:27:49

Molly Reed, Chief Operating Officer

11/28/2018
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Molly Reed, COO — who is, in an alternate universe, your favorite [coloratura soprano](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coloratura_soprano) — joins the show to talk about starting at The Omni Group in her early 20s and helping it thrive in the years since.

Duration:00:30:30

Live from Swift by Northwest

11/14/2018
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This episode was recorded at the [Swift by Northwest](https://swiftbynorthwest.com/) conference in Portland, on October 19, 2018. It’s a panel discussion with people from outside Omni, and we’re stretching a bit from our usual content — but we think you’ll enjoy it anyway!

Duration:00:52:06

How We Built OmniFocus for the Web

10/31/2018
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For this special episode we’re joined by Ken Case, CEO; Grayson West, Design Manager; Chris Pruitt, Web Developer; and Mike Davies, Devops Engineer and Guru. We talk about the nine-year-long history of OmniFocus for the Web and how we’re building it.

Duration:00:28:27

Rey Worthington, OmniGraffle Engineer

10/17/2018
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Rey Worthington — software developer, rock climber, cat enjoyer — talks about bringing Mojave Dark Mode support to [OmniGraffle](https://www.omnigroup.com/omnigraffle/) and [OmniPlan](https://www.omnigroup.com/omniplan).

Duration:00:36:47

Michelle Knee, Software Test Pilot

10/3/2018
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Michelle Knee — tester, game player, wrangler of ragdoll cats — talks about testing all of Omni’s many websites, including OmniFocus for the Web.

Duration:00:31:08

OmniFocus 3 for Mac: Launch Day, New Design

9/24/2018
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Ken Case, CEO of The Omni Group, Dave Messent, OmniFocus Product Manager, and Joel Page, User Experience Designer, join the show for a special episode to celebrate the launch of [OmniFocus 3 for Mac](https://omnigroup.com/omnifocus) and to talk about its new design.

Duration:00:25:33

Grayson West, Design Manager

9/5/2018
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Grayson West — who just might be a superhero (you can tell by the name) — manages design, the website, and marketing at Omni from his headquarters on the fourth floor, high above [Lake Union](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Union).

Duration:00:31:48

OmniFocus 3 for Mac: New Features

8/22/2018
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Ken Case, CEO of The Omni Group, and Dave Messent, OmniFocus product manager, join the show for a special episode to talk about OmniFocus 3 for Mac and how it’s gaining new features that first appeared in OmniFocus 3 for iOS.

Duration:00:21:06

The Tikinauts: Two Cherries In

8/8/2018
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Like any other workplace, Omni has a few subcultures — knitters, rock climbers, dog fanciers — but none of them involve quite as much rum, kitsch, and straight-up chillin’ as Tiki.

Duration:00:39:23

Tami Snyder, Operations Assistant

7/25/2018
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Tami Snyder — Voice of Omni, helper of people in and out of the company, coffee expert — joins the show to talk about working as an Operations Assistant and the big, varied list of things this actually means.

Duration:00:26:16

Terry Stearns, Executive Chef

7/11/2018
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Terry Stearns — Vermontian, chef, musician — joins the show in the middle of the last afternoon of his last day, after 19 years of making us wonderful lunches and dinners.

Duration:00:24:54

Aaron Cherof, Support Human

6/27/2018
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Aaron Cherof — native Floridian, indoor cat, piano man — is one of the folks who answers your questions when you write — or call — in. We talk about how support works and about the support team’s important role in product decisions.

Duration:00:39:24

WWDC Announcements: Live at NextDoor

6/6/2018
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This week, a full panel of guests joins us live at the NextDoor developer conference. We discuss the upcoming iOS and macOS features announced during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, and what it means for the future of apps.

Duration:00:26:17