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Why We Partner With Great People

One of the key design elements that we agonized over was the window treatment for the new offices. Weeks of...

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Moving on Up: Part 8 – Approaching the finish line

As you can see from the sophisticated progress bar at the top of this post, we’re nearing the end of...

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Moving on Up: Part 7 – When an engineer’s solution goes wrong

Last week, I received a reminder of what it feels like to be a customer. A customer that is reliant...

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Moving on Up: Part 6 – orange & green, and then some.

Earlier today, tribe member Andrew Kwasny and I toured Valiant’s new office space. New walls are up and the layout...

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Moving on Up: Part 5 – Time Flies

Yesterday, we signed the lease for our new space. After all the back and forth, all the design, redesign, adjust...

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Moving on Up: Part 4 – The Floor Plan

The Floor Plan Here’s a first pass floor plan crafted by the excellent team at Lenart Architecture (big thanks to...

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Moving on Up: Part 3 – The Network is Everything!

In any modern office, nonetheless an IT company’s office, the network is critical. We get asked all the time, “can’t...

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Moving on Up: Part 2 – The Blank Page Problem

Look around your current office. Imagine that the entire space could get a “do-over”. A full-on ctrl-alt-delete. Pretty much the...

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Moving on Up: Part 1

Five years have gone by in a blink of an eye. Valiant is about to take on the joyful (painful),...

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Avoid Disaster With The Challenger Rule

January 28th , 1986. Christa McAuliffe was the teacher in space. My classmates and I gathered around the AV cart...

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