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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 […]

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Rocket Software Women's Lunch

No matter what they do, women at Rocket have a lot in common

More than 65 women attended a special lunch as part of Rocket Software’s annual Leadership Summit in Boston this week.   I was privileged to be one of them.  Attendees joined from across the company and were certainly an accomplished bunch: developers, engineers, patent-holders, designers, writers, financial analysts, attorneys and some of the top sales producers […]

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Executive-Bio_Large_DickMorgan

More Rocketeers, please!

As Rocket continues on its upward trajectory, we have a lot of key needs – and one of the most important is to hire great people who can help us reach our goals. We have an active recruitment program in place to attract great candidates, and one of the best approaches that we have found […]

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Document

What document am I?

Determining the nature of a document Last November I headed up a team[1]* competing in Rocket Software’s inaugural Rocket.Build hackathon. We placed third with a solution that allows our document archiving product Arkivio to determine archiving strategies based on the nature of the document. Arkivio allows administrators to set rules that determine when and how […]

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Rocket Mainframe Data Access for Bluemix

How Rocket Mainframe Data Service on Bluemix went from idea to reality

Rays of winter mid-morning sun were hesitantly entering the hotel’s conference room, where a number of Rocketeers listened intently to CTO Bryan Smith explaining the rules of Rocket.Build. Each team needed to present their idea in the most appealing way to potentially recruit some additional workforce from “floaters” around the room. Steve Able and I […]

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Late night lightning talks at Rocket.Build.

Rocket at 25: If You Build It…

One of the things we constantly talk about at Rocket is innovation. How can we build great new products? How can we improve solutions that are already in the market? How can we prepare for the future to solve problems that don’t even exist yet? Last year we introduced Rocket.Build, a “hackathon” featuring many of […]

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Rocket Build Montage

Rocket at 25: Collaboration, customers, community and why meeting in person matters

Every day Rocketeers across the globe connect in ways that would have astonished the business world two decades ago. Online meetings have made communication more efficient and reliable. Yet in spite of great technologies that facilitate Web-based meetings, Rocket still puts on several large-scale events every year that connect hundreds of employees from around the […]

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