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New Crew Member: Kyla Harper

Published: December 14, 2018
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

Welcome to our new support engineer! Check out our interview with her to learn about samgyeopsal, competitive ballroom dancing and her ideal Sunday afternoon. (Read more)

Tech & Social Impact: Why should we volunteer?

Published: November 26, 2018
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

This is the first in a series of posts about how folks who work in tech can be superheroes of social impact in their own backyards - wherever that might be, no matter how busy they are, and no matter their specific skills.

We'll examine why we should care about volunteering in this first post.

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How custom Slackbots can help foster inclusive office culture

Published: November 12, 2018
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

Some Ten Forwarders asked for help with being more inclusive with their language; custom Slackbots to the rescue! (Read more)

Keynote: "The Secret History of Women and Nonbinary Folks in Tech"

Published: November 7, 2018
By Staff

This past August, Ten Forward software developer Hilary Stohs-Krause gave a keynote address at Write/Speak/Code 2019 about badass (and often overlooked) women from tech history. (Read more)

How to make a text field's width increase and decrease dynamically based on user input

Published: November 5, 2018
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

The title pretty much says it all. (Read more)

Ten Forward recap of "Madison+ Ruby: Chicago" 2018

Published: October 24, 2018
By Staff

When Madison+ Ruby hit the road and went to Chicago, we naturally followed! We sent five crew members along, sponsored lanyards, and spoke about the secret skills bootcampers bring to tech. (Read more)

Hiring Interns You Love

Published: October 16, 2018
By Katrina Tofflemire

Hiring interns you want to hire and giving experiences that matter. (Read more)

Ten Forward featured on Wisconsin Public Television!

Published: October 5, 2018
By Staff

A few months ago, a reporter from Wisconsin Public Television reached out to us for a story she was doing about why or why not young professionals - particularly marginalized folks - decide to settle in Wisconsin. (Read more)

When you double in size, it's vital to set clear expectations. Here's how we did it at Ten Forward.

Published: September 24, 2018
By Staff

As a teaching company, we believe strongly in empowering our employees to build the kind of career they want. In order to do this, we needed clear documentation of available ranks and titles (and detailed descriptions of the responsibilities and privileges that accompany each).

So we made it!

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Thinking of You, Julie

Published: September 19, 2018
By Charielle McMullan

A few weeks back, we shared that our beloved office manager, Julie, had passed away. We received many heartfelt comments on the post from members of her family and the community since then, and wanted to share those kind words with the world. (Read more)

How to add a "copy to clipboard" button to your website

Published: September 17, 2018
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

Have a situation where you want to make copying text easier? Add a button that lets your user copy it directly to their clipboard. (Read more)

Why Ten Forward Values Technical Documentation

Published: September 12, 2018
By Victoria Guerrero

Apprentice Software Developer Vickie Guerrero talks about how technical documentation builds strong company culture and grows better developers. (Read more)

New Crew Member: Shaun Huffman

Published: August 23, 2018
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

Our new executive coordinator, Shaun Huffman, describes himself as a mix of President Obama and Prince William (spot-on). He brings multiple years' experience with event planning and public relations, and we're lucky to have him! (Read more)

Coworking: A key to cultivating positive culture

Published: August 20, 2018
By Brian Samson

Coworking has been foundational in the success of my businesses over the years. As a newcomer to Madison in 2012, I was surprised there weren’t more coworking spaces available.

Six years later, coworking is a key part of the city’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. I shared on a panel at Madison’s inaugural CultureCon to talk about why coworking matters so much to the culture and economic health of our city.

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Ten Forward Becomes an AlienVault Provider

Published: August 17, 2018
By Ryan Hartberg

Ten Forward's recently partnered with AlienVault for their Unified Security Management platform. (Read more)


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