News & Thoughts

From announcements to deep-dive blog posts, here’s the pulse of what Blend is thinking.

Rationality in CMS implementation planning

  • Deane Barker
  • Jul. 06 2016

You do not need to surrender your entire project to a content management system. Chief technical officer Deane Barker explains.

From Dogs to Horseshoes: Blend Caught Having Fun

  • Jun. 27 2016

An Argus Leader article on Friday fun times featured Blend having a horseshoe party.

Proposals Are Like First Dates

  • Deane Barker
  • Jun. 07 2016

True story: some development firms lie through their teeth in proposals. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

Flying Squirrel Book Hits the Market

  • May. 27 2016

Web Content Management: Systems, Features, and Best Practices by Deane Barker explains CMS ecosystem. 

 

“The Self-Directed Strategist” — Confab 2016

  • Corey Vilhauer
  • May. 21 2016

Blend’s User Experience Strategist Corey Vilhauer spoke this week at Confab Central 2016 in Minneapolis, Minnesota about building a content strategy practice and managing organizational change.

Wrapping up Now What? Conference 2016

  • May. 04 2016

We created an event that focuses on how to care for our websites, how to write great content, and how to track effectiveness.

Karla Santi Chosen to Present Congressional Internet Freedom Award

  • Apr. 29 2016

Blend CEO Karla Santi was chosen to introduce South Dakota senator John Thune as he is awarded the Internet Association’s Congressional Internet Freedom Award.

Two Blend Women Nominated for EmBe’s Tribute to Women

  • Apr. 22 2016

CEO Karla Santi and production director Jessica Hutchinson were among 93 people nominated for this year’s EmBe Tribute to Women, with Karla taking home the Sylvia Henkin Mentoring Award.

Karla Santi Joins U.S. Rep Kristi Noem For Women of Influence Panel

  • Apr. 01 2016

Blend CEO Karla Santi joined U.S. Representative Kristi Noem on stage for a panel on women and opportunities at this year’s Women of Influence conference.

Where Content Management is Going

  • Deane Barker
  • Mar. 31 2016

Web content management is constantly in a state of flux. As a discipline, it rides on the back of the Internet itself, and as the Internet landscape changes, content management changes with it. As part of Web Content Management, Deane Barker talks about where the industry is going.

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