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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…

Welcome to the team John, Neal, James & Chris

Emma Kerr  26th July 2018

And then there were 30. Yes……30! We are now officially a team of 30 here at gcd.

Over the past few months, we have added four really talented and great guys to the gcd team. Read more…

Why digital projects fail

Expert panel at Digital DNA 2018 discussing 'Why Digital Projects Fail"
Emma Kerr  26th June 2018

The team here at gcd were out in force this week at the tech event of the year, Digital DNA. Hosted at St George’s Market in Belfast, the two day event and exhibition attracted some of the biggest names in the business.  

With the NI tech world in attendance, we seized the opportunity and hosted a panel of digital experts to discuss the oft taboo subject of ‘failure’ in digital projects – asking ‘Why Do Digital Projects Fail?’.

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