Saturday, April 2nd, 2011. Today there is palpable excitement in the air. It’s 6:20am and other than the web team, the Promega campus is quietly slumbering. It’s a sunny, crisp spring day; a day for blossoms and new beginnings.
My friends and colleagues are slowly rolling into work, bringing enough food to feed a small army. The table in the middle of our floor is filled with donuts, egg casseroles, potato dishes, fruit salad, coffee cake, and 6 lbs of bacon. This is not a day to diet.
Today, we are rolling out the brand new Promega.com. It is the end of an 18-month project and the beginning of a new digital platform for our company. This project, for me personally, has been an epic journey. There are many metaphors that have passed through my head to describe the process: having a baby, finishing graduate school (although at times high school was a more appropriate analogy), planning a wedding and getting married….whatever the comparison, it is a major milestone. Continue reading “Introducing the new Promega.com”