Giving Back (...packs!)

At Ideba, we’re always looking for ways to give back, especially in the communities where we do business. In Seattle, we’re engaged with the Puget Sound Research Forum, and in Victoria we support the University of Victoria’s Gustavson…

Safeguard Your Tech with Irene on the Way

We thought we shared some tips to safeguard your technology with hurricane Irene looming. This advice comes from Carl Mazzanti, from eMazzanti Technologies: No matter what your expectations are about hurricane Irene, if your business depends…

From the desk of the intern, part 4

As Ideba’s Account Coordinator, I am sad to report that this will be the final installment as my first internship with Ideba winds down at the end of this month. It’s been an amazing experience, and I am looking forward to applying my learning…

Demographics and the Squeeze on the Debt Dilemma

The reality is that populations around the world are getting older, often faster than birth rates. That fact is increasingly driving toward a “generational war”, and there is every reason to believe it will worsen in coming decades. As life…

Being a Team Player and Community Builder

At Ideba, we’re constantly looking for ways to give back to the community and encourage great teamwork. With the objective of driving a greater emphasis on team, we recently rolled out an initiative whereby employees can vote for the best…

Experiences that Shape Us

The meaning of the word “Ideba” is “learning through experience,” which we live out daily by taking on new challenges to help clients solve business problems while bringing in the expertise and insights we have gained during past engagements.…

Results of Last Week's Poll

8/1-8/7 How involved are you in giving back? I make a constant effort (0%) I am quite engaged (25%) I support a few organizations (75%) I am not that involved but I want to do more (0%)

Stopping to Remember

The last couple of days it seems like the news was consumed with tragedy. On a global level we witnessed the terrorist attack in Norway. On a national level, 64 people have died this summer from the heat waves in the US and more severe weather…

Results of Last Week's Poll

7/25-7/29 What is your biggest pet peeve when it comes to customer service? Companies who don't listen to me (50%) When I can't get ahold of a real person to talk to (0%) Complaints that aren't dealt with properly (25%) Companies who break…