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GCD Technologies Launch Recruitment Campaign 

GCD launch recruitment campaign
Melissa Devlin  3rd September 2019

Press Release

GCD, a locally grown software company, have recently launched a campaign to recruit talented developers to the Craigavon area. The software engineering company, with their head office in Lurgan, are seeking to capture the attention of potential job seekers currently commuting to Belfast on a daily basis, many from the County Armagh, Down and Tyrone areas.

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Design Series: Thinking About Responsive

responsive-design-part1
Paul Woods  8th August 2019

In this article, I’ll explore the idea that responsive design means more than responding to screen-size, as well as sharing a few techniques I’ve found useful along the way.

This article is the first part in a series that will look at responsive design and how web technology and the web community have embraced it.

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GCD Achieves ISO Certification

Melissa Devlin  18th July 2019

The team at GCD are very proud to announce their achievement of the ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management Standard) and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 (Information Security Management Standard) certifications. The company was assessed and accreditation awarded, by the internationally recognised body NQA. Read more…

GCD Announce Latest Client: Global Home Warranties

Customer Announcement Global Home Warranties
Melissa Devlin  9th July 2019

GCD are delighted to announce that we will be working alongside the team at Global Home Warranties Ltd to develop a custom ERP system which will improve business processes from sales management through to surveying.

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The Dangers of Over-Testing

QA Testing MacBook Desk setup
Ally Clark  2nd July 2019

There is a saying that I always come back to when thinking about testing, “Don’t let perfect be the enemy of good.”

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Welcome to the GCD Team!

Melissa Devlin  7th June 2019

2019 is an important year for GCD, we’re celebrating 20 years in business, we reached the milestone of 30 team members and have continued to grow! We thought it would be a great time to introduce the latest recruits, Harry, Colin, Melissa, Sean and Aiobhin, and get to know them in their own words.

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CoderDojo Craigavon at GCD

Emma Kerr  28th February 2019

This weekend the gcd offices will be taken over by the coders of the future, when we will be hosting the first event for a new Craigavon CoderDojo club. We are really proud sponsors of this club and are genuinely passionate about everything they aspire to achieve.

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Hey Will, Nikki, Ally & John!

Emma Kerr  3rd January 2019

2018 was a great year for us here at gcd and we are delighted to be heading into 2019 with another four new faces in the team.  Read more…

gcd launches new fundraising CRM for UK and Ireland charities

gcd launching a new fundraising crm - chariteer
Emma Kerr  13th December 2018

We at gcd are delighted to announce the launch of our new cloud-based ‘Fundraising CRM’ platform – Chariteer.

Developed from our base in Craigavon, and the product of over 15 years experience in the nonprofit sector; Chariteer has already been trialled and subsequently adopted by some of Northern Ireland’s best-known third sector organisations, including Fields of Life and Drop Inn. Read more…

Goodbye, Mr Anderson

gcd bbq
Emma Kerr  5th September 2018

Friday was a sad day for us at gcd, as we said a fond farewell to our very own Mr Anderson. What better way to wave him off in style, on the last day of summer, than with a BBQ. And not just any old BBQ, but a BBQ with homemade sausages, expertly ground, minced, flavoured and stuffed by our very own Andrew Cuthbert (Technical Director / Sausage Maker Extraordinaire)! Read more…