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Building creative solutions for your organization.

Outside Open provides Managed IT Support and Technology Consulting Services in Santa Barbara and beyond.

Salesforce Development

Many of our clients are using or evaluating Salesforce to manage their business. Our team of Salesforce certified Platform Developers and Salesforce Administrators bring our history of business logic and enterprise software development experience to bear on this amazingly customizable tool.
We know the power of Salesforce and would love to enhance a component, design an app or architect a business structure that would enhance the ability of your Salesforce instance to improve your business productivity.

Contact us if you would like to discuss your evolving Salesforce needs.

Recent Blog Posts

Raspberry Pi AI Face detection with Slack alerts

Raspberry Pi AI Face detection with Slack alerts

Formerly favorite* intern, Braedan Kennedy, has whipped up one of our favorite Slack apps yet.  You Got Mailbot is a Slack app which posts a photo from the inside of our mailbox when we receive snail mail. As a bonus, You Got Mailbot uses AI to detect and post a...

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The colorful magic of ccze

The colorful magic of ccze

ccze is a wonderful tool that brings real joy to the arduous task of reading or searching thru log files. #nerdalert
We’ve been using ccze for many years but recently stumbled (um, actually, rtfm’d) upon the “missing” feature, namely the ability to output the colorized results in a format that can be piped to grep. Introducing the -A flag!

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Nato phonetic alphabet PDF

NATO Phonetic Alphabet Poster

The surprising popularity of our NATO Phonetic Alphabet poster has been inspiring and fun – we’ve shipped over 1000 posters to date including to Canada, Europe and even nether antipodean lands! Designed by our team here at Outside Open and printed by Color Services, the poster is available for free, both as a archival quality poster print and high res vector download. This will help you sound like a pro (and eliminate the need to talk louder when you’re not being understood.) 🙂

Additional features of the poster include Semaphore flags, Morse code, and the International Code of Signals.  Also, possibly an easter egg…

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Contact us to discuss your technology needs, submit a support request, or if you just feel the need to talk to a nerd.

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Outside Open
19 W. Carrillo Street, Suite A
Santa Barbara, CA 93101


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