Solstice Wins Tech in Motion's 'Best Tech Work Culture' at Third Annual Timmy Awards

International Digital Innovation Firm Recognized for Company Culture

CHICAGO (September 25, 2017) – Solstice, an international digital innovation firm headquartered in Chicago, wins Tech in Motion’s “Best Tech Work Culture” at the 2017 Chicago Timmy Awards.

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Solstice Pay it FWD 2017

"Make a difference" is one of Solstice’s core principles, and this fall our team set out to do just that. The first edition of Solstice Pay it FWD took place in Chicago and our Solsties spent the day volunteering at various organizations across the city.

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Members of Solstice team win Chicago’s “Hackathon To End Hunger”

The Greater Chicago Food Depository Teams Up with Top Chicago Tech Companies and Students from University of Chicago, Northwestern University, Loyola University and University of Illinois at Chicago to “Hack Hunger”

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From Mobile to AI: How Digital Innovation is Driving Change in Financial Services

This fall, our team took to the road to examine the digital disruption that is happening in the financial services industry today. From Chicago to New York City, we sat down with the top executives across Fortune 500 banking, wealth management, insurance, and trading firms who are responsible for leading their organization’s digital transformation.

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The Future of Banking

Jared Johnson, Principal Digital Strategist at Solstice, sat down with Steve Furman, Director of Digital Experiences at Discover to explore the future of banking.

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The Future of Wealth Management

Paul Heckel, VP of Customer Experience at Solstice, sits down with Sarah Lavin, SVP of Wealth Management Strategy and Product Design from Northern Trust to discuss the future of Wealth Management. Watch the webinar or read the transcript below. 

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From Novelty to Necessity: The Accelerating Adoption of Conversational Experiences

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VMware Cloud on AWS - A huge step forward for enterprise cloud computing

Our Cloud Native practice at Solstice speaks frequently at conferences, in webinars and at client offices around the emergence of the new modern cloud architecture - 12 factor applications that run in a cloud native fashion on the cloud or PaaS of your choice. Such systems targeted to be re-platformed as cloud native apps are those that sit at the epicenter of your business; often these are applications and systems that are core enablers of other downstream systems and technology, especially digital. Many of these systems today are monolithic in structure and while critically important, they sometimes represent an anchor that enterprises need to constantly carry from to place to place in order to get just about anything done. Again, these systems are perfect candidates for consideration to re-platform or modernize on new cloud first architectures.

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WGN Radio: How Do Fortune 500’s Stay On Top of Technology?

Solstice's Founder & CEO J Schwan was recently invited to sit down with Steve Grzanich, the host of "The Opening Bell" on WGN Radio to discuss digital innovation, Solstice, and how we're helping enterprises stay on top of emerging technology. 

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J Schwan, Solstice Founder and CEO, Named to Crain's 2017 Tech 50

For the last seven years, the editorial team at Crain's has compiled a list of the the top 50 technology "founders, CEOs, coders, hackers, investors, brilliant minds and bravehearts" responsible for driving their organizations, and the Chicago tech community, forward.

This year, we're excited to announce that our very own, J Schwan, joins the ranks of this distinguished list.

While technologies have certainly evolved over the last 15 years, the words present in the lobby of Solstice's first offices back in the early 2000's ring truer today than ever before, "Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood..."

You can check out the full list here. And of course, congrats J!

PS Credit to Daniel Burnham for the quote.

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