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Uday Gajendar speaks about Enterprise UX at UX Meet-Up

The User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA) has many chapters all across the world that hold weekly and monthly events. Recently, the local Dallas chapter had a UX Meet-Up hosted here at Bottle Rocket. The featured speaker was Uday Gajendar, the well known User Experience pro, lecturer, conference founder and business coach. His work has taken him to places like Citirx, Adobe, Oracle and Facebook where he... read more

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Rocketeer Charity | Building for America’s Bravest

It’s that time again when Rocketeers pick a charity to support for the month. August’s selection is Building for America’s Bravest. This program helps to build Smart Homes for catastrophically injured service members so they may lead better and more... read more

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Rocketeer Charity | Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary

Every month, Rocketeers pick a charity to support and July’s selection is Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary (OFSDS). OFSDS is an organization that cares for senior dogs and provides them loving, lifetime homes. Based in Tennessee, Old Friends Senior Dog... read more

Bottle Rocket Named a Finalist in the Tech Titan Awards

We’re pleased to announce that Bottle Rocket is named a finalist in the Emerging Company Innovation category for the 16th Annual Tech Titan Awards. The Tech Titan awards recognize outstanding technology companies and individuals in the North Texas area who have made significant contributions to their industries during the past year. Other nominees in the Emerging Company Innovation category include: ... read more

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Adam Polanksy at Big Design Latin America

Big Design Conference in Dallas is going into it’s 8th year in September but this June saw the launch of Big Design Latin America in Quito, Ecuador. Rocketeer Adam Polansky, a co-founder of the Dallas conference, flew to Quito to help coordinate the... read more

Rocketeer Charity | The Coventry Reserve

Every month, Rocketeers select a charity of month to support. For the month of June, that charity is the Coventry Reserve. Coventry is a community of discovery where adults with special needs find support through creative therapeutics programs. According... read more

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Bottle Rocket Hosts First Ever QA Bootcamp

Recently, Bottle Rocket’s QA team held a half-day boot camp on the subject of mobile application testing. The event equipped the eager non-mobile QA community of all skill ranges with the latest trends in mobile-centric testing and assisted with their QA... read more

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5 Key Takeaways for Brands from WWDC 2016

There was no shortage of announcements made this year at Apple’s annual World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC). We’re going to take a closer look at a few updates coming this fall to Apple’s suite of devices. For a detailed recap of the announcements... read more

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WWDC 2016 Keynote Recap

Every year, Apple hosts the World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC). In past years, WWDC was where things like the Apple Watch and the Apple TV were announced. While there were no new hardware announcements (such as a new iPhone), Apple did have several... read more