News & Thoughts

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

Beyond Blend

DPM Summit Recap

    Laura Brown
  • Nov. 13 2019

Blend project managers lead the charge when it comes to keeping projects moving, clients happy, and budgets intact. Project manager Laura Brown reflects on the Bureau of Digital’s DPM Summit she and director of project management Stephanie Krumvieda attended last month in Orlando.

Talking TypeScript and Tailwind: Previewing South Dakota Code Camp 2019

  • Nov. 01 2019

Blend Interactive's own UI developer Michael Todd and .NET developer John Pavek will speak at the upcoming Code Camp event in Sioux Falls, SD. Here's a look at what they'll be presenting.

NEJS CONF 2019 Recap

    Michael Todd
  • Aug. 19 2019

Blend's own Michael Todd, a UI Developer and native Nebraskan, traveled to Omaha for the very last NEJS CONF. He came away with a few tricks of the trade to bring back, plus a spring in his step.

What Makes a Great Team — Karla Santi featured on Culture is Currency

  • Feb. 27 2019

Culture at Blend plays a big part in the success of our business. It reflects who we are as a company, how we value each other, and the trust that comes with being a part of something bigger than ourselves. CEO Karla Santi shares what makes a great team in her recent feature on Culture is Currency.

Blend Introduces Summer Hours

  • May. 31 2018

In an effort to spread a bit of summer cheer, Blend is officially implementing Summer Hours. More sun. More fun. Shorter Friday hours.

Build Your Digital Writing Toolbox

    Scott Kubie
  • Jan. 30 2018

In advance of Now What? Workshops, we’re featuring short interviews with our smart and wonderful workshop speakers. This week, we talk to Scott Kubie about the idea of a digital writing toolbox — and what a toolbox does to help writers get better footing and facilitate collaboration.

On Attending Workshops

  • Jan. 24 2018

In advance of Now What? Workshops, we wanted to talk a little about why workshops are the best, complete with an interview from a former workshop attendee — Mel Peterson of Diamond Mowers.

Content Structure: An Editor’s Perspective

    Laura Creekmore
  • Jan. 12 2018

In advance of Now What? Workshops, we’re featuring short interviews with our smart and wonderful workshop speakers. This week, we talk to Laura Creekmore about the basics of content structure, editorial structure, and how it helps both streamline and standardize the content we create for our site users.

Corey Vilhauer on The Write Now Podcast

  • Dec. 05 2017

Blend's User Experience Architect Corey Vilhauer was a guest on The Write Now Podcast with Sarah Werner this week, where the two of them discussed everything from how live changes the writing process to how to find a voice through practice and failure.

CEO Karla Santi Joins Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce

  • Nov. 02 2017

There’s a value in not just understanding the city and state you are a part of, but also participating in it. With that in mind, Blend CEO Karla Santi has been busy acting as Blend’s ambassador across the Sioux Falls area, all starting with her appointment to the Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

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