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What to Look for When Hiring a Web Design Company

What to Look for When Hiring a Web Design Company

Written by Christine Maggi on

The time has come to update your website. You just got a call from your favorite client and they nicely told you your website is looking outdated. Or you went to your website on your phone and realized you can't view anything easily. Either way, you need an upgrade [...]
What is Mobilegeddon?

What is Mobilegeddon?

Written by Frank Kerner on

Mobilegeddon - (n.) April 21st, 2015 when Google’s new search algorithms started giving mobile-friendly websites search ranking priority over non-mobile competitors. April 21st, 2015 was the official date of what many internet professionals are calling "Mobilegeddon." This may come as a surprise to many businesses, but Google has [...]
Putting the “Kick” Into Kickoff Workshops

Putting the “Kick” Into Kickoff Workshops

Written by Mary Hannah Prevot on

Kickoff workshops are one of the most important parts of the Envoc Experience. We decided to ditch stale, boring, presentation-style meetings and replace them with fun, collaborative get-up-out-your-seat activities that pull the team together and launch a project with energy and focus. Get your thinking caps on, people! [...]
reDISCOVER Your Business: Preparing for Kickoff

reDISCOVER Your Business: Preparing for Kickoff

Written by Mary Hannah Prevot on

Taking on a project can be a pretty daunting task for many businesses, but it doesn’t have to be. Whether it’s web design, branding, or a custom mobile application, you can always be assured that it will go off without a hitch with the proper preparation. [...]
Competitors: With Whom do we Compete?

Competitors: With Whom do we Compete?

Written by Calvin Fabre on

We Believe in More Pie Business Schools tell us to study them. “Study your competitors, try to overcome them, try to do one or two things better than them so as to gain market share,” they preach. This is a "scarcity thinking" mentality. That is, we believe there [...]
Why We Don’t Offshore and Why You Shouldn’t Either

Why We Don’t Offshore and Why You Shouldn’t Either

Written by Calvin Fabre on

Every week, we receive multiple calls from offshore companies offering software development services for as low as $11 an hour. Does the huge profit margin seem tempting? Maybe—but we turn them down every time. Here's a few reasons why: We Can't Guarantee the Work Envoc builds relationships [...]
What is a Professional?

What is a Professional?

Written by Brian Rigsby on

One definition might be getting paid to do something. Another might be a commitment to performing at the highest level, to give your best at all times. Yet another may be exhibiting a courteous, conscientious, and generally businesslike manner in the workplace. While all of these are partially correct, there [...]
Project Estimates, the Silent Killer

Project Estimates, the Silent Killer

Written by Brian Rigsby on

I have written about estimating in the past. That article discussed some of the inherent challenges of software project estimating. This time I want to focus on deliverables that are NOT code. When creating a project estimate, we tend to concentrate on development time while neglecting [...]