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Swift 2

In 2014, the Apple development community was excited about the introduction of a new programming language called Swift. Apple experts said that development with Swift would be faster and more efficient than Objective-C – simpler syntax, modern language... read more

Bottle Rocket Participates in Big Design Conference

Last weekend, Bottle Rocket participated in the 2015 Big Design Conference in Addison. It is a gathering where people can learn from experts in user experience, development, content strategy, gaming, filmmaking and more. Big Design, nicknamed “the reunion” by long-time attendees, hosts a variety of speaking and networking events. The halls of the convention accommodated several different companies,... read more

Gary Golden a Finalist for CFO of the Year

We are pleased to announce that Gary Golden, Executive Vice President Operations and Finance of Bottle Rocket, has been named a Dallas Business Journal CFO of the year finalist for 2015. Gary joins 28 other financial executives who are recognized for their ability to deliver outstanding performance for their companies in terms of growth, commitment and overall success. When Gary joined Bottle Rocket in 2013, the... read more

BitGenie™ a Nominee in 2015 Tabby Awards

Congratulations to Baker Hughes for their 2015 Tabby Awards Business awards nomination. BitGenie™, a sales enablement app, was nominated in the iPad-Enterprise category. This year, 150 apps were tested with 24 independent mobile experts. Consequently, 56... read more

Bottle Rocket Hosts Ellevate Network Event

Bottle Rocket recently opened our doors to Ellevate, a global professional women’s network. The “happy hour” themed networking event featured activities like a tour of the Bottle Rocket space, a networking connect four game, and – our personal... read more

Rocketeer Charity | Big Help for Education

Every month, Rocketeers select their favorite charity to support. For the month of September, the charity is Big Help for Education. They are a volunteer organization dedicated to improving educational opportunities for children in India. The foundation strives to be the catalyst for spreading awareness about the literacy rate in India. For $121 a year (or $11 a month), you can fund and sponsor the education of... read more

WatchOS 2 and the Future of the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch Today If you don’t already have an Apple Watch app, now is the time start developing it. Since the Apple Watch was launched on April 24th, the functionality of Watch apps have been pretty basic. This is mostly because the app was running on... read more

Amy Czuchlewski Named Women in Technology Honoree

We are pleased to announce that Amy Czuchlewski, Senior Director of Engineering Delivery at Bottle Rocket, has been named a Dallas Business Journal Women in Technology Honoree for 2015. Czuchlewski joins 26 accomplished women in technology who are recognized... read more

Bottle Rocket Participates in Corporate Service Day

Every year, Ogilvy & Mather participates in a program called “Corporate Service Day.” They encourage employees to take a day to give back to the community. This year, they organized over 35 events for employees to choose from. Rocketeer Karin Wurm,... read more

Mobile Ordering Boosts Quick-Service Restaurant Sales

Mobile Ordering for Quick-Service Restaurants Quick-service restaurants are starting to make the switch to mobile ordering and payments with apps. Services vary between restaurants and even by location, but what remains constant are the results. Taco Bell and Chick-fil-A were some of the first to adopt the new mobile offering and others are working to follow their lead. When Taco Bell first launched their app, 3... read more