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Rakuten Marketing Blog

3 Insights from Scrum, Lego, and Chocolate Interview at Agile 2015

Posted on Fri, Oct 9, 2015 @ 15:10 PM by Krystyna Lijek

Dana Pylayeva, a 16 year IT veteran and Manager of Software Engineering, at Rakuten Marketing recently presented an engaging and dynamic workshop at Agile 2015!

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Rakuten Marketing’s Transformation Formula: An Agile Strategy and Strong Team Dynamics - Part 2

Posted on Mon, Nov 10, 2014 @ 05:11 AM by Shannon McPherson

Written by: Brendan McGowan, Media Specialist

  
In this second of a two-part CECTalk series, Rakuten Marketing’s executive team continues their discussion of the challenges created by change within an organization, especially when shifting from a start-up position into a more efficient enterprise operation.  The company’s IT organization was charged with eliminating system and operational inefficiencies and creating a process that is more proactive at addressing business needs and delivering high customer satisfaction.

CEC Media Specialist Brendan McGowan talks with CIO Rohinee Mohindroo and her team about Rakuten’s IT transformation.  Taking part in the discussion are Adam Rostan, VP, Affiliate Platforms; Dan Gerstenzang, VP, Billing and Payments Platform; Steven Hicks, Director, Delivery Process Optimization Team; and Alain Silvosa, VP of Customer Happiness.
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Tech Talk: Rakuten Marketing’s Transformation Formula: An Agile Strategy and Strong Team Dynamics - CECTalk - Part 1

Posted on Wed, Oct 29, 2014 @ 05:10 AM by Krystyna Lijek

Written by: Brendan McGowan, Media Specialist

Change is most often good. However, it can be challenging when you are shifting from a start-up position into a more efficient enterprise operation.  That is the case with Rakuten Marketing, a global leader in ‘omni-channel’ marketing that delivers innovative market targeting and customer engagement tools to eCommerce clients worldwide.  The company’s IT organization was charged by eliminating system and operational inefficiencies and creating a process that is more proactive at addressing business needs and delivering high customer satisfaction.

CEC Media Specialist Brendan McGowan had the opportunity to speak with CIO Rohinee Mohindroo and her team about Rakuten Marketing’s IT transformation.  Also taking part in the discussion are Adam Rostan, VP, Affiliate Platforms; Dan Gerstenzang, VP, Billing and Payments Platform; Steven Hicks, Director, Delivery Process Optimization Team; and Alain Silvosa, VP of Customer Happiness. The following is part 1 of a two-part series.

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Tech Talk: Go or Russian Doll Coding

Posted on Wed, Aug 20, 2014 @ 12:08 PM by Krystyna Lijek

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Tech Talk: Fostering An Innovative Free Thinking Culture

Posted on Fri, Aug 8, 2014 @ 05:08 AM by Krystyna Lijek

Why do software companies think that an innovative, free thinking culture is such a precious thing?  Companies for generations have grown and conquered without any major focus on creating such a culture. Over the years successful software companies that inherently rely on the creativity of their workforce have seen a shift from the corporation defining the culture for the workforce, to a culture being defined by the workforce.

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Tech Talk: Agile Release Management

Posted on Thu, Jul 24, 2014 @ 11:07 AM by Krystyna Lijek

The Engineering Team is the heart of project delivery and the release cycle is its heartbeat!

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MeetUp: Get going with GO Language – Learn. Discover. Network. at Rakuten Marketing!

Posted on Tue, Jul 15, 2014 @ 05:07 AM by Krystyna Lijek

Learn. Discover. Network. at Rakuten Marketing!

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Rakuten Marketing Featured in Pragmatic Marketer

Posted on Thu, Jul 10, 2014 @ 06:07 AM by Krystyna Lijek

We're Featured in Pragmatic Marketer!

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Taking Pride in All That We Do Here at Rakuten PopShops

Posted on Tue, Jul 8, 2014 @ 05:07 AM by Krystyna Lijek

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Tech Talk Meet Up Recap: A Beginner's Guide to Org Change

Posted on Fri, Jun 20, 2014 @ 09:06 AM by Krystyna Lijek

Last week Rakuten Marketing hosted Bob Gower who presented Hacking the Human System: A Beginner's Guide to Org Change. Bob is an expert on organizational change and the author of Agile Business: A Leader's Guide to Harnessing Complexity.

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