Inside Foundant – the Blog

Thanks for Joining us in San Francisco

Foundant hosted 12 clients in sunny San Francisco on Thursday, September 15th for a west coast user group / client training. Several Foundant staff were already in the Bay area for the Council on Foundations Conference for Community Foundations. At the culmination of that conference we switched gears to spend a day with the following clients: The Compton Foundation, Thomas J. Long Foundation, Petco, Kalliopeia, Leightman …     Continue Reading »

We need everyone’s point of view!

I was out in the back country of Montana recently with my nine year old son, Max, and I re-learned a lesson about focus.  Max has caught the photography bug from me and asked to use my camera to take a picture of a flower. He then asked me to take the same picture of the same flower to see how they compared.  When we uploaded …     Continue Reading »

Welcome Kris Thorson to Client Services

I am new to client services and am looking forward to working with the great customers at Foundant, existing and future. My path to the software industry has been an interesting one.  After graduating with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Montana State University I spent many years in the construction and manufacturing industries.  This work consisted of building various products and helping overcome obstacles. …     Continue Reading »

From R&D – Through the Looking Glass

Remember your first flight? Whether or not we admit it, for most of us, it was probably interesting, if not exciting. And if the plane left on time, arrived on time, and your luggage made it, you were probably happy. The more often we fly, though, the more we notice little things that are annoying – lengthy check-in processes, less leg room, various surcharges, etc. …     Continue Reading »

Are You Experienced?

Jimi Hendrix and I were both in Monterey in 1967 (unfortunately I missed the show) and I thought I’d borrow the title of his debut record album for my debut blog posting to the Foundant Community. Granted, my interest in “experience” probably differs a bit from that of Mr. Hendrix. In my new role as VP of Customer Experience, my focus is on understanding and improving all …     Continue Reading »