New ‘Agile Marketing + Coffee’ meetup finds its footing

Many tech product companies in Indianapolis provide a software-as-a-service product aimed at solving problems for businesses. No matter what the core emphasis is or industry they serve, there are similarities amongst all of these tech companies. Each has a tech stack of developers and engineers who produce a product, a sales team to bring in revenue, and […]

Here’s how Emplify helped give employees at Arbor Homes a voice

(And 4 tips for getting feedback from your team) When it comes to employee engagement, a “one size fits all” approach is rarely effective. For example, distributed workers communicate differently than desk workers—in fact, 83% of non-desk employees don’t even have access to company email. With a workforce that’s more mobile than ever, how can […]

Bluebridge sells divisions for $8 million to focus solely on employee engagement

One of Indianapolis’ most interesting startup-to-scale-up success stories just got an $8 million boost to fuel growth and create new jobs. Bluebridge, the venture capital-backed tech firm originally started in 2011 by then college student and ExactTarget intern Santiago Jaramillo, has sold off its church and tourism business units to focus solely on its Emplify […]

Is ‘Agile Engagement’ the cure for disengaged employees?

Sir Richard Branson understands the value of employee engagement. The English business magnate’s Virgin Group holding company controls more than 400 brands and employs tens of thousands around the globe. Whether he knew what he was tapping into or not, he famously outlined critical tenants of an employee engagement movement that is gaining mindshare among […]