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Thoughts on Adobe's new shopping cart: Magento

In May 2018 we saw the acquisition of Magento by Adobe, adding the ecommerce piece that's been missing from Adobe's extensive suite of digital and customer experience products. Commentary in most articles on this acquisition seem very similar and...

Cascade Web Development Named Leading Developer by Clutch & The Manifest

For the second year in a row, Cascade Web Development was ranked by Clutch as one of the best companies in Portland. We are featured on the Clutch list as well as The Manifest, Clutch’s sister site. We are proud to make the list as one of the top web developers...

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On the Train//Five Questions with Rachel

On the Train: Five Questions Rachel Brenner Earlier this spring we welcomed Rachel Brenner to the team as our newest Project Manager. When she's not busy keeping us on track, she's out enjoying travels near and far. We sat down with Rachel to hear what...

Open Source: The Cost of Free

A frequent conversation we have with potential clients is the difference between open source software and closed source, or proprietary software, as it relates to budget and fit for the client’s needs. Each option offers pros and cons, but for today,...

Our B Corp Commitment // Employee Focus

One element of our B Corporation ranking is based on our employee satisfaction and engagement. When we went through the evaluation process to receive our certification, our Employee Engagement ranking score was 24, compared to the median score of 18 for all B Corps...

Puzzled about choosing the right CMS? Eight key areas to consider.

What should be considered when making the important decision of selecting the development framework (commonly known as content management system–CMS) for your next web solution? We decided to delve into the topic with a list of key concerns we think every...

Outdoor Retailer/SIA: 2018 Reflections

I’d call the 2018 SIA/OR Show a success based upon energy, people in attendance, support of nonprofit organizations doing vital work, and lusty new product offerings by brands. I’m just very unclear on how we should refer to the actual event itself....