HOLLAND, Ohio, 22 November 2021 / PRNewswire / – Midwest Tape, the leading media distributor serving public libraries for over 30 years, is expanding its developer team by onboarding more than a dozen in-house developers under an exclusive agreement with its long-standing development partner, Dillon Software.

Midwest Tape is expanding its developer team in an exclusive deal with longtime development partner Dillon Software.

This decision supports the company’s significant technological transformation to adopt Agile methodology and improve engineering products for mobile automation, e-commerce and quality assurance. Midwest Tape is embracing transformation to accelerate the introduction of new features by hoopla, continue to consistently grow its content offering, and innovate in digital media delivery for today’s high tech market.

“To enable the hoopla to continue to meet the ever-evolving digital media needs of public libraries and their clients, we are intentional about growing our development team,” said the president of Midwest Tape. Jeff Jankowski. “The Dillon Software team has been a valued partner for two decades, and we are now delighted to welcome these people as employees. “

The integration of the Dillon Software team advances the company’s technological transformation and the adoption of Agile software development. The team, led by the VP of Engineering and Development Mihir Agochiya, accelerate feature development and improve speed to market to meet the changing needs of today’s public libraries. Agochiya joined Midwest Tape last year from JP Morgan Chase, where he led technology teams for over a decade.

“Hoopla intends to deliver the best digital content on the best platform for libraries,” Agochiya said. “To maintain this goal, we are in a constant state of growth and innovation. Every feedback, from users and libraries, is reviewed regularly by our own engineering and product support teams and used to inform our technological advancements. and roadmap. “

The hoopla approach has led to several product launches and improvements over the past few months. Recently, hoopla developed an Android Auto integration, launched a whole new audiobook listening experience, became the largest provider of audiobooks on Roku, and created a whole new model for library users to have unlimited access to online content for seven days, which is slated to be released by the end of the year.

To continue this innovation, Midwest Tape is looking for the brightest and smartest minds in the IT industry to join the engineering and development team. To view open positions and apply, visit www.midwesttape.com/careers

Midwest Band, LLC. (www.midwesttape.com) is the leading full service distributor for public libraries, with a proven track record serving the industry for over 30 years. Midwest Tape supplies physical DVDs, Blu-rays and physical audio books “out of the box” to public libraries. As the parent company of hoopla digital and Dreamscape Media, Midwest Tape has provided innovative new digital services and offerings to libraries, supporting customer growth and the evolution of the industry.

digital hype is a category creation service that partners with public libraries in North America, Australia and New Zealand to provide online and mobile access to over one million movies, TV shows, music albums, e-books, audiobooks and comics. With digital hoopla, users can instantly borrow, stream, and download dynamic content with a valid library card. All content is accessible via the hoopla digital mobile application and online at www.hoopladigital.com. hoopla digital is a service of Midwest Tape, a trusted partner of public libraries for over 30 years.

Midwest Tape and hoopla

Midwest Tape and hoopla



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