Winter 2015
Edition VIII

Leveling Up


We don't always choose a specific theme for Factory Week, but as we planned for our eighth edition, it became clear that what we wanted to do was level up. We returned to the Speak Easy to tackle everything from upgrading our version of Basecamp, to writing some case studies. The action unfolded Feb 2-6, 2015.

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February 07, 2015

Pro tip: If you embark on some sort of sprint, don't forget about the breaks.

Sushi during Factory Week

February 06, 2015

As much as we love our digital experiences there is no substitute for analog serendipity. The Speak Easy culture invites and encourages this serendipity. It’s a beautiful thing. Read more

February 06, 2015

Andrew was a problem solving ninja this week as he uncovered all the info needed to make a decision about making the move to the new Basecamp.

February 06, 2015

As part of our focus on culture-powered marketing (building out resources and content), we did initial planning and sketching for a video. A peek at one of the sketches:


February 05, 2015

Caught a peek at a few 'Boxer notebooks. Wireframes, doodles and sketches, oh my. Read more

Sketch in a notebook

February 05, 2015

Not every idea is a keeper. Sometimes you just need to move on... Read more

wadded up paper - discarded idea

February 05, 2015

As part of a strategic goal of defining and spreading the message of "Culture-Powered Marketing", we realized the need for proving the value of investing in organizational culture in the first place. Read more

ROI of Culture Infographic

February 05, 2015

Collab Deck, Update #3: wireframe time! Read more

February 05, 2015

We've come home (to the Speak Easy)!

February 04, 2015

Can Peer Review be healthy at such close range?  I doubted it, but my peers taught me otherwise.  Read more

February 04, 2015

In the quest for continual improvement, we usually find ourselves every Factory Week wanting to tighten up the design and consistency of our documents and deliverables. This Factory Week is no different. Read more

February 04, 2015

Changing domains while using Google Apps for Business? It's time for some takeout. Read more