Category Archives: Products

Why You Should Work at Refactr

Post by Ben Edwards

Where we choose to spend our days developing software can have a big impact on our lives. If we aren’t happy and fulfilled in the work part of our life, those other parts need to be that much better to … Continue reading

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Igniting Ideas through Online Communities

Post by bill

A couple weeks ago, Sara and I were discussing our sponsorship of the latest Ignite Minneapolis event that was held in April. Many of you may recall that, along with our sponsorship, we designed and hosted an idea community called … Continue reading

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Why bother listening to your customers?

Post by Sara

It’s no secret – listening to customer feedback is critical to improving your business. Capturing both positive and negative feedback has business value. However, many companies don’t put customers at the center of their process and treat “feedback” like a … Continue reading

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Refactr loves Thunder and Lightning

Post by Sara

Have you ever wondered how far away from you lightning strikes? Well here at Refactr, our team wanted to know the answer. Yeah, we know there is a way to calculate the distance, but who really wants to do that … Continue reading

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Igniting Ideas: MileMarker Introduces Voting

Post by Sara

MileMarker is testing the power of capturing ideas with this year’s Ignite Minneapolis event. Thursday, April 21, 2011 Ignite will be hosting an evening filled with high-energy, 5-minute talks by people who, simply stated, have an idea. Sound like fun? … Continue reading

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An Insider’s Take on Refactr

Post by Sara

Check it out: In 2010, Refactr has more than doubled in size. In a time when many companies are experiencing hiring freezes or down sizing, company growth is rare. As the year is quickly coming to an end, the question … Continue reading

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A long time in the making, introducing the new Lean-to

Post by Ben Edwards

We have tried to use project tracking software for our own projects but couldn’t find anything that we liked. They were either way too complex and bloated (VersionOne, Jira, Mingle) or just too ugly and no fun to use (XPlanner, … Continue reading

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Kirei and Refactr introduce MileMarker

Post by Ben Edwards

Fresh out of its beta period we are proud to show off our innovation acceleration, idea management, task prioritization system, MileMarker. We’re still working on some walk-through videos and some updates to the public site. Screenshots Release Notes: Added filtering, … Continue reading

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Rumors of our deaths have been greatly exaggerated

Post by Ben Edwards

Ok so there weren’t all that many rumors, but we have been away (from this blog) for a long time – and a lot has happened. For one, Scott, Jesse, and I spent a month working/playing in Mexico with our … Continue reading

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At Refactr we really like developing products

Post by Ben Edwards

We are always developing web applications for clients or for ourselves – and sometimes some sort of combination of the two as we are doing with SMBLive and the CloudProfile platform we have been working on much of the year. … Continue reading

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