• September 25, 2020

Rocket.Build 2020: Highlighting our Finalists Part 2

With 51 fantastic finalists, it was clearly hard to narrow down our top projects this year. Overall, we had 450 Rocketeers from 14 countries build projects that represented 50% of all functions at Rocket. And in an effort to showcase our global participants, we’re highlighting a few more top projects from Rocket.Build.  Zowe Plugin for […]

Rocket.Build 2020: Challenging Expectations

There never seems to be enough time in the day to do something extra. The days are filled with meetings and making sure solutions are provided to our customers when they need it. Rocket.Build is the one time of the year when Rocketeers can think beyond their daily work and develop solutions we feel can […]

Rocket.Build 2020: Connecting to Solve Real-World Problems

With most of the world plugged into a remote lifestyle at the moment, Rocket Software has embraced the new normal to hold its first-ever virtual hackathon event. In an effort to engage partners and Rocketeers across the globe, Rocket.Build is connecting teams online to tackle real-world issues.  This is my third Rocket.Build event, having participated […]

Rocket.Build 2020: Building Products to Improve Efficiencies

This is my first Rocket.Build as a participant. In previous Rocket.Build events, I’ve attended the awards evening and had a chance to meet fellow Rocketeers from different offices. It’s always been a great opportunity to find out what people are working on across the company and to meet people in different roles at Rocket. I […]

Announcing Rocket.Build 2020

In a year full of unexpected events, there is one certainty: we must adapt and find better ways to accomplish our goals. Between working remotely and reducing travel, there have been many changes across our organization. But in the face of change and uncertainty, we wanted an important Rocket tradition to continue on. Starting today, […]

Rocket.Build Lab

Rocket.Build 2017: Welcome to the Global Village

Rocket has been around for nearly 30 years, and if you know about our history you probably know that the company started out in CEO Andy Youniss’s spare bedroom outside of Boston. In fact, Boston remained the center of the Rocket universe for a very long time: it wasn’t until 2003 that we opened our […]

Rocket.Build 2017

Ready, Set, Build

There are certain parts of my job I like more than others, but in recent years our annual Rocket.Build development contest – which starts tonight in our corporate headquarters in Waltham – has become my favorite event here at Rocket. This year we moved it from December to October, so this feels like an early […]

IBM Z13

Generation Z Competing on Mainframes

Sign up to enter the Student Mainframe Hackathon @ SHARE Student Career Day! We’re proud to partner with SHARE and IBM to sponsor the Student Career Day at the SHARE conference in Providence this August. This event will allow computer science and engineering students to get their hands on arguably the world’s most powerful computing […]

Andy Youniss NewCo Boston

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 […]

Rocket.Build 2016

If They Come, You Will Build It: Rocket Build 2016

Q: What do you get when you put 150 engineers from nine countries in one room to spend a week working on more than 20 vexing technology problems? A: Rocket.Build, Rocket Software’s annual hackathon, which brings engineers and programmers from around the world to work in teams to develop new products to help Rocket customers […]