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Words with Herbs - Mike MacDonald

1) Name

Mike MacDonald

2) How did you get to gap intelligence?

During my 5 year gig at Active Network, I was fortunate to cross paths with Michelle Monaco (then Michelle Nation). While we never found ourselves working directly on the same team, I got to know her as a friend and gained a ton of respect for her as a project manager and human ...

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Words With Herbs - Jenny Pletner

1) Name:

Jenny Pletner

2) How did you get to gap intelligence?

Before gap (BG), I was an IT/IS project manager for serveral years. I managed teams of developers, integrated master schedulers, and all types of technical projects. I loved it but yearned to be a more integral part of the actual technical implementation. I enrolled ...

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Words With Herbs - Courtney Capobianco

1) Name:

Courtney Capobianco

2) How did you get to gap intelligence?

After graduating from UCSD, I moved to the Bay Area and began my career working as research scientist. As great as the Bay Area is, I always wondered why I left San Diego. Fast forward 4.5 years and I was finally able to make my way back and decided that it was time to try ...

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The Sith Annual Drives for Rides, May the Course be with You

gap intelligence's Drives for Rides has offically turned 6! The Sixth Annual Drives for Rides benefitting the Emilio Nares Foundation (this year offically known as the Sith Annual Drives for Rides in honor of Star Wars Day) has come and gone, quicker than the millenium falcon make the Kessel Run.

I have been fortunate to be a part of ...

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Do Great in Two Zero One Eight

As the parent of a 3-year old boy and 2-year old girl, I often hear the phrase “The days are long and the years go quick” and the very same can be said for the parent of a 15-year old company. Like you, my day calendar is packed with meetings, phone calls, tasks, and projects, and after 365 of those days, I lifted my head and ...

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"Office Depot" becomes "ffice dept"

My last name is “Vogelsanger” and it has eleven letters. It’s hard to say and even harder to spell. Vogelsanger means bird singer in German and lucky for me I have the voice of an angel. Actually, that is a total lie…my voice is absolutely awful. I had the honor of presenting at gap intelligence’s most valuable ...

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Connecting the Dots: A gapper Explains It All

Every year gap intelligence hosts its own internal convention, appropriately named gapCon. It’s the most valuable day of the year. This year, the theme of gapCon was Connected. The event focused on becoming even more connected with our coworkers (through an awesome game of gapper-based trivia). It was a gaptastic day and I was ...

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Comparing Fitness Trackers: Garmin, Apple, and Fitbit

"Hey! You're wearing an unusually high number of watches," said the tipsy guy at the top of the stairs at the baseball game.  I laughed and agreed without trying to explain. I was on day 7 of my ridiculous-looking experiment and he was the first person to state the obvious instead of just staring awkwardly.

The Experiment

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gapU's February Fitbit Challenge

It was announced at our annual Kickoff meeting in January that gap intelligence had generously purchased Fitbits for the entire office. Yes, we were all to receive a beautiful new Fitbit with the added incentive of a 'friendly' competition amongst the team. To the employee who 'stepped it up' more than any other, goes the ...

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gap intelligence, Mi Amore, Turns One Four

gap intelligence turned fourteen years old today. We’re stronger than ever, we’re getting an attitude of confidence, and we still like boy bands.  The great part is that our best days are still very much ahead of us. Our anniversary inspired me to dig around the office for gap artifacts and reflect on fourteen years of ...

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