Gravit-e 5th Annual Summer Retreat

Earlier this week, Gravit-e headed out for its fifth annual company retreat. ‘Twas a fine outing on an otherwise mundane (albeit beautiful) Monday in mid-July.  As developers, we too need to ditch our desks once a while to take advantage of Vancouver’s oft-short lived sun. We shuffled out of our air conditioned office to get […]

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The Importance of Keeping Your Software Up-to-Date

One of the greatest benefits of having a custom software application built specifically for your business is that it is tailored to your needs and can grow alongside your business and be enhanced accordingly. However, once you’ve made the decision to build custom software you are also signing on to maintain it. Ensuring your software […]

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Decision Fatigue and Automation

Decisions require mental work and our capacity to do this mental work is not unlimited. When we are drained or stressed our willpower to make good decisions becomes depleted, resulting in decision fatigue. This is why we commonly act more impulsively and indulge more during times of stress on things like sweets. An article titled […]

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Gravit-e Summer 2016 Staff Retreat

Every summer the team at Gravit-e likes to get out of the office for a day together. This year Gravit-e’s president, Nick Oostveen, took the staff out to Steveston to charter a zodiac and go whale watching. We were fortunate to have a hot, sunny, beautiful day with fairly calm waters. The boat zipped us […]

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Minimizing Digital Distraction At Work

Technology has radically reshaped the modern workplace over the past few decades and will continue to do so. Our offices are now becoming portable and virtual in many cases. Technological advancements have allowed for greater efficiency, increased productivity, more collaboration, improved budgeting, and a heightened level of security. However, it has also resulted in increased distraction […]

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Traction Conference 2016

Traction conference happened yesterday at The Commodore Ballroom and Gravit-e’s head of business development, Klara, attended. It was our first year in attendance but Traction Force’s 4th year hosting the event in Vancouver. The event was very well organized with good catering, a good lay out with vendor booths lining the central seating area, excellent […]

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3 Common Development Roadblocks in Custom Workflow Software

We came across this great blog post by the Nebraska based Volano Solutions that we thought we would share with you. Originally written by their blogger, Courtney McGann.   ‘Our whole schtick is, “We make work flow”. So, it wouldn’t go over too well if our process wasn’t optimized for a smooth client experience. Can you […]

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Happy Holidays From The Gravit-e Team

  We wrapped up 2015 last night with our annual staff christmas dinner. It’s a rare occasion that we get so many members of the Gravit-e team in one place as a lot of our staff members telecommute. However, when we do get together in one place it is always a good time. 2015 marked […]

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