The Washington Metro area is home to 16 Fortune 500 companies, 100,000 small businesses, and many thousands more medium and large companies. Some have as many as 80,000 employees. Given this, it’s pretty impressive that Washingtonian magazine chose Brightfind as one of the 50 best, in terms of places to work.
During the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it was nice to be able to carve out some time to just sit, relax, drink some coffee, and reflect on the past 12 months.
2016 began with a variety of challenges. Our first full year of operations under the name Brightfind was about to begin (after more than 25 years as Syscom Services). Our industry was rapidly changing, with almost every organization demanding better mobile experiences, more effective and engaging user experiences, and a broader set of strategic and analytics capabilities. These changes brought excitement (imagine what we can accomplish!), determination (we will be successful!), and some unknowns (are we focusing on the right things?).
"No one should have to suffer through products and services that get in their way. People should not be made to feel stupid by technology." - WorldUsabilityDay.org
World Usability Day is single day of events occurring around the world to educate the masses about how usability impacts our daily lives. Brightfind is participating by hosting our first ever World Usability Day event. Join us.
This (free) half-day summit is designed to help you provide constituents visiting your website with an incredible user experience. Education will focus on web usability and accessibility. You’ll leave with actionable ideas for improving your site and your web strategy. Plus, you’ll have the chance to network with you peers, participate in a card sort, and sip fabulous Spanish wines.
When it comes to ASAE events, my dance card is pretty long. Thanks to our friends at YourMembership, I recently had the pleasure of attending one of all-time my favorites—‘The Power of A’ Summit Awards Dinner. This is not your average awards dinner complete with long speeches and over-cooked chicken. Instead, it is a sold-out venue full of incredible professionals who truly believe in the power of associations. The event showcases associations who have gone to great lengths to create positive change in both the industries they serve and the world at large. As if that is not incentive enough for attending, there is also a dessert bar.
Last Thursday, Brightfind returned to The Bullpen at Half Street Fairgrounds to defend its title at DCFest as one of the 10 Coolest Companies in DC.
Our staff was nervous and excited, all at the same time.
We knew that Brightfind is already one of the coolest companies out there. You see, we won the competition last year! With our energetic company culture (and our weekly bagel days), we knew we were representing a strong contender.
Episerver just made its first major acquisition since merging with Ektron a year and a half ago, and it has the potential to be a game-changer for their customers. And make no mistake, in acquiring Peerius, changing the game is exactly what Episerver has set out to do.
Peerius provides intelligent, omnichannel personalization in the cloud. They use data about website visitors and behaviors along with advanced, predictive algorithms to predict what any given visitor is most likely to find interesting or engaging. This addition will fortify Episerver’s existing offering for both marketing and commerce customers by allowing each individual visitor to receive an experience that is uniquely relevant to them.
Brightfind today announced it has been certified as a Premium Partner of Episerver™, a leading provider of digital marketing and digital commerce solutions.
Brightfind completed a thorough certification process to earn the Premium Partner status in Episerver’s Partner Success Program and to join as a qualified, value-add seller of Episerver Digital Experience Cloud™ solution.
Last year Brightfind won DC’s Top 10 Coolest Companies contest by DC Inno. This year we are finalists in the competition again, and we need your help to win! Cast your vote for us by typing “Brightfind.”
Brightfind will exhibit its web technology wares at the ASAE Technology Conference and Expo on December 15 and 16. The purpose of the conference is to lead associations to the best technical and strategic directions available.
Last night, Brightfind was named a winner in DC Fest’s Coolest Companies competition by DC Inno. Today, Brightfind team members can be seen zipping around the office on scooters, wearing crowns, and drinking celebratory beverages.