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Top Places to Work

Sep 13, 2019 | by Rich Lineback, Director of Business Development, Professional Services | Tags: Company Culture

On Thursday, 12 September I traveled to the Ron Pearson Center in West Des Moines with Hass Machlab to receive, on behalf of ISE, an award recognizing our company as one of the Top Workplaces in Iowa for 2019. 


Meet Our Team: Cassie Lacina

Sep 05, 2019 | by Daniela Williams, Project Manager | Tags: Meet Our Team

Welcome back to the Meet Our Team Q&A series. My name is Daniela Williams, Project Manager at ISE, and I’ll be asking ISE team members questions to help give insight into what makes us tick. 

Today I'm interviewing Cassie Lacina, Human Resources Representative, and usually the first person prospective employees need to impress.


Raising the Bar on Remote Collaboration

Aug 29, 2019 | by Andrew Smith, Principal Architect | Tags: Agile

I've noticed a significant shift in my work and the work of my organization where much of our collaboration includes people who are not in the same location. I've also begun to notice the impact of differing approaches to remote collaboration.


It All Started With a Compostable Cup

Aug 22, 2019 | by Briana Hoffman, Senior Software Engineer and Project Manager | Tags: Company Culture

On an unusually cold spring morning in April, my husband and I volunteered to hand out water at the RUN CRANDIC race to raise money for local schools.  When all the runners had passed, we were told to put only the cups in the special garbage bags because they were compostable. Compostable cups? I had never heard of such a thing, but it seemed environmentally friendly. It made me happy.