Commerce Kitchen Blog

Lessons in Clarity: The Four Room Apartment

By Jared Koumentis
November 13, 2015

Earlier this week, a number of us on the Commerce Kitchen team attended Flip the Clinic. As a developer, I’m familiar with hackathon or hack night events. This was not one of those. Instead, it was a design-thinking workshop, which was rather new to me. On Monday morning, bright and early, we were introduced to our team facilitators, […]

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Enough is Enough: Time to Move On From Asking “What Keeps You Up At Night?”

By Jackson Stevens
November 5, 2015

Last night, I found myself at – what was deemed as – an elite networking event. The attendees were comprised of C-level executives from distinguished businesses. In classic Colorado form, the networking event was held at a craft brewery, which also happened to be in the ranks of the participating distinguished companies. To everyone’s delight, […]

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The Unconventional Company Retreat Model

By Jen Martinez
October 28, 2015

We’re not like other companies, in that we like to hangout with each other outside of work probably more than we should. So when we started talking about what a Commerce Kitchen retreat would look like, we didn’t think it would be productive for us to do stereotypical company retreat activities. You know the ones […]

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Our Brand New Brand

By Jen Martinez
September 29, 2015

If you’re reading this, it means you’ve heard that we’ve rebranded. Over our twelve-year history, Commerce Kitchen has gone from a one-man operation to a fully-formed company of twelve amazing humans. We’ve had a few brand iterations, most memorably the “Internet Superheroes.” While we’re still intent on helping businesses accomplish their mission, we decided it […]

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A Developer’s Take on Agile Development

By Eric Hainer

2:22 AM Ramblings on Agile Development I am currently unable to sleep, nerdily enough because my pre-dream thoughts tonight (and 99.9% of every other night ever) are largely composed of thoughts on development. Tonight, however, my thoughts have centered their focus on Agile development, specifically how it relates to current/past on-goings, and how I’ve come […]

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Are Millennials Loyal to their Jobs?

By Jen Martinez
July 31, 2015

Millennials, millennials, millennials. We’re all anyone can talk about theses days. As our generation starts to flood the workforce (because *gasp!* that’s what happens when a group of people reach the standard working age), Gen X-ers and Baby Boomers are trying to figure out what we want, how to relate to us, and why we buy the […]

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An Agile Approach to Learning: Part 3

By Corey Davis
July 16, 2015

Part 1 of this blog series can be found here. And Part 2 can be found here. Putting Bricks in the Wall In the last episode of An Agile Approach to Learning, I discussed the inception of a new school model, the idea of agile education, and the importance of the duality that exists between the […]

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