Joy Ducey - Springthrough

Joy Ducey formerly served as chief operating officer at Springthrough, a technology firm in Grand Rapids. The firm specializes in services from website strategy to software development and digital marketing to managed IT services. In her time at Springthrough, Ducey built the firm’s project management office and volunteered with talent development organizations.

ARTICLES

Are you STEM savvy? Should you be?

February 22, 2017
Take this short quiz and find out: Read More

Technology or die

January 26, 2017
If you are not investing in your company’s future, you are allowing it to die. Read More

Push problem solving in STEM education

December 29, 2016
STEM — ever heard of it? I am guessing you have. The acronym for science, technology, engineering and mathematics is being funded and promoted at the federal level — and for good reason. Read More

When process outweighs progress

November 30, 2016
We try to balance our firm’s internal rhythms with the client’s process in such a way that great progress can be made. Read More

Don't forget about remote workers when onboarding

October 19, 2016
There are many benefits to employing a remote workforce. Read More

Turn competitors into advocates

September 27, 2016
“Co-petitor.” If you Google the word, you won’t get the definition I want to articulate here. And, if you ask around, some people may say the idea is crazy. However, I’ll go out on a limb and say the more local tech companies can partner with each other, the more opportunity we have as a community to grow and prosper. Read More

Developing leaders through mastermind groups

August 31, 2016
When I reached out to 10 colleagues last year asking them to join my mastermind, it occurred to me I might sound a bit crazy. Join my mastermind? What is that, a group of wannabe superheroes? Not quite. Read More

Business leaders evaluate their role in diversity efforts

July 19, 2016
I have a title with the word “chief” in it. Because of that, I feel a greater sense of responsibility to help develop and grow not only my company, but my community as well. One of the ways I am doing this is by working to positively affect our diversity and inclusion efforts in West Michigan. Read More