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Working Remotely: A Look at What Works
In the time following the start of the COVID pandemic, Bendyworks transformed from an office-based team of software developers in downtown Madison, Wisconsin, to an all-remote company with employees in half a dozen states. In spite of the many challenges, we have built the business and grown the team size.
There and Back Again - A Retention Story
Reflections on a surprisingly high customer retention rate.
Bendyworks Goes Remote
To test our ability to support remote work and prevent coronavirus, all Bendyworks employees will be working remotely for a week.
Bendyworks Featured on Madison Noteworthy
We were SO excited to be featured by madisonNoteworthy!
Most Innovative Company Finalists... Again!
For the second year in a row, we are a finalist for the Most Innovative Company Award, given by the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce.
Bendyworks Earns Gold from Bike League
We're thrilled to announce that the League of American Bicyclists awarded us the Gold level as a Bicycle Friendly Business!
Bendyworks Featured in Widen Connectivity Report
Widen interviewed Bendyworks CEO Brad Grzesiak on how to maintain a connected workplace
Bendyworks Featured in WI Real Estate Blog
Check out these presentations by Bendyworkers coming to conferences near you.
Meetings and You
Our best practices for running meetings efficiently and effectively.
"Technology is a black box to me."
When we speak to prospective clients or when we explain what we do to people we meet, they often tell us that they don’t understand technology or software. We hear a range of comments from, “I don’t know that much about tech” to “I’m so software...
BendyConf: The Internet Is Your New Database
In his talk The Internet Is Your New Database, Will laid bare the ideas behind the semantic web. While usually shrouded in misunderstanding, the semantic web has lots of cool ideas packed in it.
Will started with the simple notion of a...
B-Sides: ON AN ON
Chicago-based ON AN ON was named the number one band to see at SXSW 2013 by Time magazine. We couldn’t make it to Austin to verify that ourselves, but we’ve been playing them over the communal Bendywaves this past week in anticipation for their appearance...
No one knows everything, and that's okay
As Bendyworks’ latest apprentice it’s easy to forget that no one knows everything. My journey as a developer began just 20 months ago, and with a background in French language and photography, it hasn’t always felt like the easiest transition. However...
Improv at Bendyworks
When you’re pitched a four dimensional water bottle, a baby’s first mace, or completely opaque windshields, you might want to stop and wonder how you found yourself in that position. While this isn’t exactly a common situation at Bendyworks, it certainly...
In August 2012 I resolved to become a world-class web developer in one year and to share my progress and discoveries along the way. I challenged myself with the task of learning a new programming topic every two weeks, blogging about what I learned...
What are we doing over the next few weeks? 2012-07-09
What’s coming up the rest of the month?
The major event is clearly UXMAD.
This is a premier user experience conference for a decidedly less than premium price. Thursday the 19th there will be hands-on workshops; Friday the 20th and Saturday the...
My Bendyworks Apprenticeship
What Paul learned during his Bendyworks apprenticeship.