• April 23, 2019

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Education

Rocket.Build Community hackathons aren’t just for developers

At the Rocket.Build Community event this past weekend, one of my coworkers, a software engineer whom I recently met, said “Don’t take this the wrong way, but I don’t understand why you are here.” I wasn’t offended. In fact, I laughed. You see, I can’t code. So what was I doing at a 24-hour hackathon […]

Education

Mentoring at the first Rocket.Build Community hackathon

Getting a bunch of college students to attend your event is easy—free food. Getting them to spend a warm April weekend solving problems that affect their community—not so much. However, as I arrived at the Wentworth Institute of Technology I saw 70+ motivated students from around the state who spent their Saturday night at our […]

Events

Rocket.Build Community: A new global tradition

First, there was Rocket Community Day. Now, there is Rocket Community month. On Saturday, April 13th, the very first Rocket.Build Community hackathon began at the Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, MA. Over 100 students from half-a-dozen local universities locked themselves in for 24 hours to work on projects meant to benefit the Boston-area. With […]

Application Modernization

Webinar: Taking the risk out of application modernization with integrated DevOps

On February 27th, Rocket VP of Solutions Sales, Dan Magid, alongside Senior Sales Engineer, Charles Jones, hosted a webinar about the risks of application modernization, and how to minimize them with integrated DevOps. Dan and Charles described how modernization with integrated DevOps has resulted in huge successes for our customers, and we wanted to review […]

Events

Day 3: A brief inquiry into “trust, empathy, humanity, and love” at Rocket Software (from IBM Think)

Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s the 3rd day of IBM Think, and things are winding down. The last big event, Think by the Bay, is tonight on Pier 39 where Rocket is sponsoring karaoke and cocktails at the Hard Rock Café. (Read about my second day and the 5 things that blew my mind on the […]

Events

Day 2: 5 things that blew my mind from the floor of IBM Think

Welcome to day two! Read all about my first day here. Last night was wild; hundreds of people came through the booth when it opened at 5:00pm. Cue chaos. People were grabbing heart-shaped sunglasses by the handful, taking heart-shaped pens by the dozen; people were literally asking me for my shirt (which to be fair, […]

Application Modernization

Application Modernization

Webinar: Taking the risk out of application modernization with integrated DevOps

On February 27th, Rocket VP of Solutions Sales, Dan Magid, alongside Senior Sales Engineer, Charles Jones, hosted a webinar about the risks of application modernization, and how to minimize them with integrated DevOps. Dan and Charles described how modernization with integrated DevOps has resulted in huge successes for our customers, and we wanted to review […]

Rocket.Build

Events

Under Construction // Rocket.Build 2018

“Whatever good things we build end up building us.” – Jim Rohn “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” – Milton Berle It’s day three of Rocket.Build 2018, and many of the questions that we had before our global innovation event in Waltham, Massachusetts, are beginning to get answered. There are 44 projects currently in […]