• October 15, 2019
The Rocket Band Music

This is your song…

It’s hard to believe that it’s only the second day of InterConnect. So much is going on here that it feels like the Rocket team has already been here for weeks! There’s so much to talk about (you can read about it from the Rocketeers who are blogging and tweeting from the expo floor, sessions, […]

The parallel between software design and music

As an aspiring jazz guitarist with a lot of musician friends in the software industry (including many at Rocket), I often reflect on the parallels between software design/development and music. For example: how the “workflow” of product design should be harmonious and keep a relationship “to the tonic,” i.e. the objective of the tool or […]

Rocket Band Practice Music

The Rocket Band is bigger and badder than ever!

It’s no secret that music is a big part of our Rocket culture. From our custom Rocketcaster guitars built by our own Steve Bice to the music gear in our Executive Briefing Center in Waltham to informal jam sessions to gigs at the House of Blues in Las Vegas, we just like to play music. […]

The Rocket Band Music

Rocket at 25: A Magic Month For Rocket

If there’s one thing I can say after 25 years of running Rocket is that we don’t have many slow months. Rocketeers are always busy building new products, improving existing ones, working with our customers and partners to deliver great solutions, and planning for our future together. But the last 30 days are the busiest […]

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Rocket at 25: The Music of Rocket

If you’ve been around Rocket, you know that music is an important part of our company DNA. What started as an informal jam session back in the early 1990s has blossomed into connections that cut across our Rocketeers, our customers, and our partners. You might find The Rocket Band performing at our company events, tech […]

Rocketcaster #1 Music

Rocket at 25: the history behind Rocketcaster #1

If you’ve attended an IBM-hosted event in recent years, you may have seen CEO Andy Youniss give away a guitar before a well-known band comes on–or even play guitar himself before the show. What you may not know is that these aren’t any guitar you can get off the shelf at your local musical instrument […]

Rocket at 25: Rocking at Boston Tech Jam 2015

The second annual Boston Tech Jam took place last week at Boston City Hall Plaza. This event, the brainchild of a group of Boston area tech luminaries, was designed to be an opportunity for different tech companies in the Boston area to get together and interact in an informal setting. Companies set up booths with […]