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Posted on 06/16/2014

Last Friday started off like any other work day. But by the end of the afternoon, Windward employees were cavorting in fountains, modeling retro clothing and playing with finger puppets — and we have the photos to prove it. Yes, the 2014 Windward Scavenger Hunt gave employees numerous ways to humiliate themselves in public have fun […] …read more

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Posted on 05/30/2014

“So…what’s up with the fish?” asked my boss, CEO Shirley Clawson. Great question. The now notorious trout had appeared prominently – and with a regrettable lack of context – below the header of May’s Windward Report newsletter. Shirley couldn’t help but notice. The simple explanation is that we’re a company headquartered in Boulder, CO, home to gorgeous mountains, […] …read more

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Posted on 05/16/2014

Last year, colorful streamers dangling from every ceiling tile in his office greeted our CTO on his return from Eurovision. (He was there to watch, by the way, not perform.) What would the crew dream up this year? Drum roll please… Yes, thousands upon thousands of sticky “notes” (get it?) covered everything in his workspace. […] …read more

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Posted on 05/01/2014

Who are these students and why are they smiling? Yes, these are the 2014 Windward Code Wars winners displaying their shiny new championship trophy. Congratulations again to Zhongtian Jiang, Yijie Wang, Sadra Yazdanbod and Ben Cousins from the Georgia Institute of Technology! …read more

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Posted on 04/22/2014

It’s a dirty little (not-so) secret that any software company can call its Microsoft&#174 Office product a “Microsoft add-in.” You just write some software that works within Word, Excel&#174, or any other Office program and voila – you’re an add-in. You “work” with Microsoft. But to truly count as a Microsoft partner, you have to […] …read more

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