• August 21, 2018

Rocket.Build: Around the World in 15 Days

  In the 19th century a commonly heard phrase was, “the sun never sets on the British Empire.” It was a true statement: at any given time, it was daytime somewhere in territories controlled by Queen Victoria. But it wasn’t an original concept: the phrase was previously applied to the Spanish empire, and historians have […]

How do you judge a hackathon?

There have been a number of blog entries already describing the daytime hours of the 2014 Rocket Leadership Summit held in Boston last week. This entry attempts to focus on the evening, night and early morning hours, when engineers were riveted to their laptops in a bid to create something legendary in the hallowed ground […]

Innovation Doesn’t Happen In a Silo

This past week, leadership teams at Rocket took part in a week-long summit around the ideas of courage, ownership and inspiration.

What is Innovation Leadership?

Innovation isn’t everything. That wasn’t a typo – “isn’t” Don’t get me wrong, innovation is a key ingredient at Rocket, it’s just that ‘solving customer problems’ is really what it is all about. The trick is making sure customer problems are visible to everyone and then empowering the team to solve them. Several weeks ago, […]