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Bill R. Johnson Career and Technology Center Visits Bottle Rocket

At Bottle Rocket, Rocketeers are encouraged to involve themselves in the community and contribute their time and expertise to STEAM education. Recently, the Bill R. Johnson Career and Technology Center visited the Bottle Rocket space. The group of students ranging from 10th to 12th grade from Crowley High School and North Crowley High School toured our space to learn more about the inner workings of our... read more

Bottle Rocket’s First Ever Diwali Potluck

Recently, Bottle Rocket held its first ever Diwali potluck in our very own Dallas office. Diwali, otherwise known as the festival of lights, is an ancient Hindu festival that celebrates overcoming darkness and victory of righteousness. Rocketeers... read more

Rocketeer Charity |

Every month, Rocketeers select a charity of the month to support. For the month of November, that charity is The organization’s mission focuses on global design and innovation as a solution to alleviate poverty. believes that “the... read more

Bottle Rocket Named Among Top 100 Places to Work by The Dallas Morning News

We’re excited to announce that we have been recognized as one of the Top 100 Places to Work in 2015 by The Dallas Morning News, making this the third year we have received this honor. We’re pleased to have been nominated and featured alongside all of the amazing mid-sized Dallas-based businesses. The Top 100 list is a nomination-based program. Thousands of companies are nominated each year and confidential... read more

Retail and Restaurant Loyalty Programs Integrate With Apple Pay

Apple recently discussed potential use cases for the future of Apple Pay as a convenient alternative to traditional POS transactions. According to eMarketer, $8.71 billion was spent in 2015 using mobile payments. That number is expected to grow 210% to $27.05 billion in 2016. An estimated 37.5 million consumers are predicted to adopt it by 2016, expanding the number of overall users 61.8%. As more users... read more

UX New Zealand 2015: User Experience from Across the Equator

Recently, Bottle Rocket attended the biggest and best user experience conference in Aotearoa: UX New Zealand. Some of the top web designers, UX designers, and project managers gathered together to share their stories and exclusive insights into all things UX. Rocketeer Adam Polansky attended the event to share some of his expertise. Our resident speaking expert hosted a pre-conference workshop called, “Speaking... read more

Baker Hughes Wins at Tabby Awards

We’d like to congratulate Baker Hughes for their 2015 Tabby Awards Business win. BitGenie™, a sales enable enablement app, was nominated in the iPad Enterprise category earlier this year. A round of 24 international independent mobile experts tested... read more

3 Things Future Rocketeers Should Know

Recently, our Founder and CEO Calvin Carter appeared on the PlayMakers Talk Show. During the interview, Steve A Klein interviewed Carter about Bottle Rocket’s culture and what he is passionate about. These values reflect every Rocketeer that joins us in... read more

Happy Halloween from Bottle Rocket

Where else can you find C-3PO and Stormtroopers working together side by side? At Bottle Rocket headquarters of course. Rocketeers from all corners of our office celebrated Halloween by dressing up in epic (and mostly handmade) costumes. The outfits varied from the usual mermaids and werewolves to the Android logo. Someone even dressed up as one of the whiteboards we famously exhibit on all our office walls... read more

Coca-Cola Freestyle App Gets an Update

Coca-Cola Freestyle is looking more tasteful than ever with the latest update of their app.  The Coca-Cola Freestyle app gives users the freedom to discover and create their own drinks in the palm of their hand. Users can connect to the freestyle fountain by scanning an on-screen QR code with the app to pour their custom mixes. The iOS and Android app recently upgraded to 5.3.0, which includes features like... read more