• December 10, 2018

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What to Build?

While most people around the world are getting into the World Cup spirit, Rocket Software employees are gearing up for another global event: Rocket.Build 2018. This is my first Build, and I have to admit that I’m pretty excited about it. Six months into my tenure as Chief Product Officer (CPO) here at Rocket I […]

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“Best of Luck to Rocket.Builders” from a 2017 Rocket.Build Champion

  It’s that most wonderful time of year; ‘tis the season… of Rocket.Build. Rocket.Build is an annual competition between teams of Rocketeers from all over the world hosted in Boston, MA. It’s 5 days of intense collaboration that ends with dozens of QA-ready projects, and proud (if not exhausted) developers. For many Rocketeers, this will […]

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Healthy data governance makes for healthy patients

This week, I am in India to attend the 2018 Great Indian Developer Summit. So far, I am so impressed with the quality of all the presentations and workshops I’ve attended, particularly those from my fellow Rocketeers. India is one of the world’s great centers for IT talent, and this event really reflected that. I […]

Rocket Bangalore Community

Welcome to Rocket India

I recently joined Rocket Software as Global VP/General Manager of our India operations, and this week is an important one for the company as we begin to expand in both Pune and Bengaluru. Not only are we officially opening our offices here, but three of our executives – CEO Any Youniss, CPO Anjali Arora, and […]

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Celebrating Women in Technology at Rocket

Despite challenging weather conditions, hundreds of the best and brightest women in IT turned out in New York for the inaugural Women in IT Awards USA. Rocket’s own Jennifer Nelson made the short list for “Data Leader of the Year.” Jennifer’s contributions include helping to develop the data virtualization technology that helps many financial institutions, […]

IBM Champions Community

Congratulations to Our 2018 IBM Champions!

Day in and day out, Rocketeers inspire me with their brilliance, creativity, and dedication. It’s not just me they’re impressing, though—it’s also our customers, our partners, and our communities. Whether it’s Ellucian naming Rocket as its Growth Partner of the Year or Rocket® D3 taking home DBTA’s Reader’s Choice Award for Best MultiValue Database, Rocketeers […]

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Doing Good in Ones and Zeroes

For college students, Saturday mornings are typically a time to catch up on sleep or homework. However, this past weekend approximately 40 Catholic University of America (CUA) students from a variety of disciplines spent the day trying to solve the homelessness problem. The students were eager participants in the university’s first Homeless Hackathon, which was […]

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Rocket Gives Back to the Community – Community Day 2017

I have been looking forward to Rocket Community Day all year long. Since joining Rocket 11 months ago, I’ve heard many things about this favorite annual volunteer event; stories of coworkers crawling into soup kitchen ovens, others who worked out retired greyhounds, or decorated children’s hospital floors, and some who cried through 5 hours of […]

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Building companies that last

I spend quite a bit of time working with college students, from our summer interns to participants in IBM’s Master the Mainframe contest. It’s a good feeling because I remember all of the experienced programmers and engineers that shared their expertise with me when I was just starting out. Now it’s my time to help […]

Andy Youniss NewCo Boston Community

Talking Rocket.Build at NewCo 2017

I do a lot of jobs as CEO of Rocket Software, but one of my favorite things to do is sit down with tech professionals to discuss new ways to transform the software industry. I got to do that today when Rocket Software had the honor of hosting a session as part of the 2017 […]