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ISE Thanksgiving Traditions

Nov 21, 2017 | by Valyn Reinig, Marketing Specialist | Tags: Company Culture

As this year begins to come to a close, it’s a great time to reflect on the things in life that bring us joy. Of those things, Thanksgiving traditions usually rank pretty high. This year, I asked ISE employees what their favorite Thanksgiving tradition is. Here’s what they said….


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Three Principles of a Successful Internship Program

Nov 16, 2017 | by Griffen Clark, Software Engineer | Tags: Company Culture

What makes a great internship experience? This is the question that is always in the back of my mind, as a member of ISE's Internship Committee. We know that there is no single, cookie-cutter answer to this question that can apply to every single intern we bring on. Every person seeking an internship position has a different technical and cultural background. The last thing we can assume is that our potential interns will all want the same kind of experience. Now, I don't mean to brag or anything, but ISE was awarded with CBJ's  2016 Best Internship Program for a small company, so we know a thing or two about how to have an award-winning internship program. When it comes to maintaining that status, it mainly boils down to three principles: Trust, Trade, and Transparency, and who doesn't love alliteration?

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Women of Innovation: A Champion in Our Backyard

Nov 14, 2017 | by Valyn Reinig, Marketing Specialist | Tags: Company Culture, Mobile App Development

The 10th Annual Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) Women of Innovation Awards took place yesterday, and Daniela and I were very excited to be in attendance.

The awards recognized and celebrate women in business, government, or academia who are leaders in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Students were also recognized at both the secondary (grades 7-12) and collegiate levels, receiving scholarships in their categories.

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Storytelling in a Digital Age: Insights from Inbound

Oct 12, 2017 | by Valyn Reinig, Marketing Specialist | Tags: Company Culture

Two weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend HubSpot’s annual Inbound event, a conference aiming to connect, educate, and inspire marketing professionals and others in creative roles. This year, over 21,000 people crowded the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center to soak up some knowledge and get re-energized on all things business growth. 

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