Ganz, Maker of WebKinz®, Relaunches its eStore

August 28, 2012 Jennifer Spaulding

Ganz, the maker of Webkinz®, recently relaunched its eStore with strategic leadership and technical assistance provided by Credera.   The eCommerce initiative highlighted Credera’s ability to strategically lead an eCommerce implementation to support a complex enterprise.  Ganz’s requirements included the need to bundle physical and virtual products and currencies, as well as, integrate with Ganz’s existing […]

Scott Covington Joins Credera as a Partner and Vice President in the Dallas Office

July 1, 2012 Jennifer Spaulding

Credera, a full-service management and technology consulting firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Scott Covington to Credera’s leadership team and Management Consulting Practice as a Partner and Vice President in the Dallas office. Scott has a long history as both a friend and partner to Credera. Scott began management consulting 18 years ago […]

Pep Boys Launches TreadSmart with Credera and Broadleaf Commerce

February 7, 2012 Jennifer Spaulding

DALLAS (02/07/2012)— This winter, The Pep Boys—Manny, Moe & Jack (NYSE: PBY) –  launched TreadSmart with the leadership and services of Credera, a management and technology consulting firm, on the Broadleaf Commerce open source eCommerce platform.  TreadSmart is a tire selection system that allows customers to research tires, compare features and pricing, make an online […]

Would Your Neighborhood School Receive a Passing Grade?

December 20, 2011 Jennifer Spaulding

“Every parent can relate to grades A through F. We’re not changing inputs, just translating in a way that is clear,” Tim Taylor, Colorado Succeeds President, told the Denver Post. Until now, the task of sorting through data to determine a school’s strengths and weaknesses was very cumbersome. Colorado Succeeds had a vision to compile the data given by the Colorado Department of Education and translate the data into grades A-F for each school across the state. Grades are based on several factors: student proficiency, gaps in growth, and academic group.

Credera Named A Top 100 Place to Work in Dallas/Fort Worth

November 10, 2011 Jennifer Spaulding

We are excited to announce that Credera has been named one of the top 100 places to work in Dallas / Fort Worth by The Dallas Morning News. The winners were chosen from a pool of approximately 1,200 companies based on an employee satisfaction survey. Credera’s great culture, talent of our team and ability to deliver for our clients were noted by our employees as some of the main reasons for their satisfaction.

Credera Kicks-off AMA Marketing Mentor Program

October 27, 2011 Laura Simpson

According to Facebook, the platform “is a social utility that helps people communicate more efficiently with their friends, family, and coworkers.” More and more companies are logging on and engaging with their customers because it allows companies to interact with individuals in a way they haven’t been able to do in the past. Companies utilize Facebook for promotions, contests, ads, and to address fans’ (think prospective customer) comments. A new feature now allows companies to display an ad on friends’ pages when an individual “likes” a company or makes a comment about a company. Retailers and Facebook, alike, know the power of a friend’s recommendation.

Credera’s Mobile Expert to Speak at the 7th Annual DEMOgala Showcase and Innovation Conference

October 13, 2011 Laura Simpson

Credera is pleased to announce that John Shields, Credera’s Mobile Practice Leader, will be part of a panel of mobile experts at the upcoming DEMOgala Showcase and Innovation Conference on Friday, Oct. 14 in Denver. John will be joined by other notable experts, including Nicole Skogg with SpyderLynk, Bill Soards with AT&T, Andrea Young with BI Inc., and Michael Iams with MapQuest. The panel entitled, “Mobility: Rapid Adoption = Disruption to Traditional Business Operations = Opportunity to Differentiate, Drive Value and Capture Market Share” will focus on how “mobile” is everywhere and has become an integral part of virtually every organization’s business. It is one of the hottest topics in technology; yet, there are few that have been able to successfully integrate mobile into their business strategy, differentiating themselves, and adding value to their business and clients. In this session, the panelists will address best practices, pitfalls, and the successes of mobile in today’s business climate.

Credera Moves Into Its New Dallas Office Headquarters

October 3, 2011 Laura Simpson

Today, Credera marks its first day of business in its new headquarters in Dallas. The company will now reside at The Colonnade located at 15303 Dallas Parkway, Suite 300, Addison, TX 75001. Over the past 18 months, Credera has attracted a number of talented individuals, which has resulted in a significant increase in headcount at the Dallas office. For a period of time, the Dallas Headquarters, which was formally located at Park Central 789, was able to lease additional temporary office space to accommodate its growing workforce, but has now decided to relocate within Dallas altogether and office under the same roof.

Former Vice President with Credera To Now Lead Open Source eCommerce Company

September 29, 2011 Laura Simpson

A former Vice President and Java Practice Leader with Credera has now joined Broadleaf Commerce, an open source eCommerce company. Brian Polster, now the President and COO of Broadleaf Commerce will be joined by Jeff Fischer, CTO and other software developers.

“We are thrilled with the opportunity that Brian Polster has to lead in this capacity and steer Broadleaf Commerce to the next generation of greatness. He has a real passion for the open source community and this allows him to focus his efforts full time in an area that he loves,” said Rob Borrego, President & CEO with Credera. “He will certainly be missed at Credera, but we are hopeful that our two companies will continue to partner on various eCommerce projects in the future.”