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New Crew Member: Katrina Tofflemire

Published: December 14, 2017
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

Learn about our new Director of Strategy and Operations and which tweed-clad adventurer is her favorite. (Read more)

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Social Impact and Tech in Madison

Published: December 8, 2017
By Katrina Tofflemire

Ten Forwarders organized and spoke at an event to bring tech and non-profits together to create change in the Madison community. (Read more)

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Stimmi recognized for efforts to help caregivers

Published: December 6, 2017
By Staff

Stimmi, a caregiver app and website Ten Forward built, was recently featured in a segment on Madison's News 3 station. (Read more)

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New Crew Member: Janie Clayton

Published: November 28, 2017
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

Our new iOS and graphics developer takes the time to answer crucial questions, such as "Favorite emoji?" (Read more)

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Virtual Badge wins 3rd place in startup competition

Published: November 27, 2017
By Staff

The mobile app beat out five other startups with its patented badging technology. (Read more)

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Three ways Zeplin streamlines the design workflow

Published: October 5, 2017
By Jared Christman

Collaboration between designers and developers is essential for any software project to succeed, and Zeplin is proving to be an excellent tool for aiding that collaboration. (Read more)

Virtual Badge mobile app helps thousands of Hurricane Victims

Published: September 18, 2017
By Staff

Hurricane season is fully underway and our new mobile app, Virtual Badge, developed with Pathfinders Task Force, is helping victims of the powerful storms access all the resources they need. (Read more)

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WhenPeopleWork recognized for efforts to help former inmates

Published: September 14, 2017
By Staff

At Ten Forward, one of the factors regarding how we choose clients is their capacity for social impact; this is why we're proud to be the development team for WhenPeopleWork, which was recently featured in VICE and the New York Amsterdam News. (Read more)

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How to build and sustain an inspiring design culture

Published: August 30, 2017
By Jared Christman

I recently attended the Design Thinking Conference hosted by Better By Design in partnership with UW-Madison as part of Forward Fest in Madison, WI. It was a great opportunity to network and hear some inspiring presentations and case studies from designers who’ve worked for Spotify, Minecraft, The New York Times and more. (Read more)

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#juniordevlife: Why pairing matters

Published: July 20, 2017
By Charielle McMullan

Our intern shares her three reasons why pairing with other programmers is important for junior developers. (Read more)

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New Crew Member: Jared Christman

Published: July 11, 2017
By Staff

Our new designer takes the time to answer crucial questions, such as "Star Trek or Star Wars?"

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RailsConf2017: Watch videos from our favorite talks (including the one we gave!)

Published: July 7, 2017
By Staff

Ten Forward president Brian Samson and software dev Hilary Stohs-Krause made their way to gloriously hot Phoenix this past April for RailsConf. While there, we saw a ton of great talks; check some of them out here. (Read more)

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Finding my version of "developer happiness" through Write/Speak/Code

Published: May 2, 2017
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

If you're a woman or gender non-binary person in tech, you should make every effort to attend Write/Speak/Code. Here's why. (Read more)

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Recap: Midwest PHP 2017

Published: April 6, 2017
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

I recently attended and spoke at a conference in Minneapolis, giving my talk on basic UX for non-designers. It was my first time at Midwest PHP, and I had a great time (despite not being a PHP developer). These are my big takeaways. (Read more)

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Ten Forward has a busy spring ahead

Published: March 10, 2017
By Staff

Ten Forwarders are moving and shaking this spring, from Madison to Phoenix to San Francisco. (Read more)


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