Thoughts from the team

GCD Technologies Celebrates 20th Birthday

GCD20 birthday cupcake
Melissa Devlin  5th December 2019

Wednesday 13th November saw GCD staff, clients and friends gather in our Lurgan office to celebrate 20 years of GCD. The event was attended by representatives of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council as well as the Deputy Lord Mayor Margaret Tinsley. Read more…

Welcome to Tiago and Dave!

Melissa Devlin  18th October 2019

The last few months have been busy, we’ve undergone some office rebranding (soon to be revealed), we attended a few industry events including the NI Chamber’s Annual Networking Event and launched our recruitment campaign that included billboard advertising on the Westlink, social media and local press coverage. As a result of that very successful campaign, we are delighted to welcome two new team members. Read on to learn a bit more about them. Read more…

GCD Signs STEM Charter

GCD signs STEM Charter (background-image)
Melissa Devlin  15th October 2019

At GCD we aim to promote a culture where every member of our team has the tools and opportunity to excel in their career.

There are many things we do to support our team, from flexible working and personal development plans to family events and extended holidays. As part of this we’ve recently signed the STEM Charter, what does that mean? Read more…

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

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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