Ryan started Controle-A Solutions and Design to help local companies and national chains with their IT problems. His first project was network installation for a K-Mart. Turns out IT work was not very fun..
AI Web Systems, Inc.
We're a skilled, tight-knit team focused on building relationships, websites and software that help businesses grow... And having a blast while we're doing it!
More than design.
We're a small, skilled team of designers and developers who help grow businesses. We stand apart from the masses with our other-oriented mentality. This means we are about you and your objectives as a client as much as we are about our super-awesome design and products.
Why are we in business?
We make things happen! We've helped numerous companies in the states and worldwide too. We're so excited with our work and client results. We want to work with, teach and empower more and more businesses every day. With an exponential 5 years worth of deliberate hard work under our belt, our experience and capability is noteworthy. We're affecting people all over the world from the good ol' Moline, IL ^_^
What makes us special.
We come out on top because of our ability to be scrappy - rolling up our sleeves, generating awesome ideas and getting it done.
We can quote Star Wars, recall every Columbo episode, love Legos and we get excited about the latest Chrome update or Apple product.
We don't have 9-to-5 jobs. We have 24/7 opportunities. And we know that what we put into the opportunity is what creates the rewards.
We love working. But we love having fun too! Call of Duty, festivals, the great outdoors and beer are some of our favorites.
We don't run from things that may seem impossible - we embrace them. We take pride in finding answers and working toward the impossible. It's how we learn.
We know we're here for one thing - making kick-ass products (and winning). And you can't do that by yourself. AI Web Systems is all about collaboration.
We're all highly competent in multiple disciplines. This helps us minimize the number of players involved in projects.
We don't just do work to do work. We're focused on results and creating rewarding work for us and measurable results for our clients.
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Exponential growth since 2007.
We're a young company. We've enjoyed exponential growth in both size and capability since each year and continue to see amazing opportunity in front of us. We've been in business since 2007 and intend to be in business by 2057.
No really - we fully intend to continue influencing the industry of web design and development are fully believe we will be going strong in 50 years! From our humble beginnings since 2007, we've established ourselves as a serious competitor in the global industry. We look forward to
destroying everyone building on that into the future!
AI Web Systems is designed to be a smarter, more nimble company, our approach isn’t always standard. But, then again, neither is our work.
A brief timeline.
Still Controle-A Solutions and Design, Ryan is asked to try his hand at web design. Turned out pretty nice and the project was super fun! Web design it is.
Realizing IT work was no fun and Controle-A Solutions and Design was a cruddy business name, Ryan rebooted as AI Web Systems and focuses on clean, semantic, high standards web design and begins learning PHP programming.
AI Web Systems gets Inc.'d. Ryan's obsessive compulsive learning tendencies are in full spin. Projects are starting to look pretty awesome.
AIWS has become a formidable competitor in the local industry. Some of our earliest partnerships begin to form.
Training in server administration begins with our first dedicated server from Dream Host. Our first CMS (MyDash) powered by Codeigniter takes on most of our clients in a huuuge migration.
Dream Host is a nightmare! We quickly move to Rackspace, the leader in hosting.
Our CMS (MyDash) gets a major rewrite and becomes NetDesk. A lightweight, extensible CMS powered by Codeigniter.
Our NetDesk CMS is merged with promising open source solutions to create our current and beloved platform. Extensible to the moon, powerful, light and powered by Codeigniter though not officially available yet.
Our new platform, having been moved to the cloud is officially released. Having matured and settled down, we begin our third and final brand and focus reboot.
1,000,000 blazing fast pages have already been servered up by our platform. Clients love it, woot!