The Valiant Blog: moving

Moving on Up: Part 9 – Personal space

The paint is dry, the network is up, the time is upon us. Time to say goodbye to 501 and move on up to Valiant v6.0 (6.01, that is –...
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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 our new office build and move. This week has been...
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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 on technical experts; and I was left confused and disappointed...
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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 of the office is beginning to take shape: We now...
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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 and negotiate, pen hit paper, checks were signed and handed...
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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 Nancy and her team for being so great!). We’re amazed...
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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 it all just be wireless?” In short – not yet,...
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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 same walls around the edges, but the inside could just...
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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), exciting (dreaded) task of moving! We’ve had a good time...
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