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Calvin Fabre

Calvin Fabre

Technical Counselor

...AKA: Founder and President

Don’t Let the Quest for Perfect Ruin Good

Don’t Let the Quest for Perfect Ruin Good

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You have an idea, perhaps a brilliant business venture, a life-changing gadget you thought up, or a new app for your company. You are excited about the possibility of the project but you start getting stuck in the details of how exactly it should look and work. You try to [...]
Competitors: With Whom do we Compete?

Competitors: With Whom do we Compete?

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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 Custom Software is Better

Why Custom Software is Better

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Yell at your software? You’re not alone. If you’re a modern professional, chances are you use software every day to help with those daily tasks that keep your business running. Why? Because it helps you stay organized. It’s fast and efficient, gives you quick [...]
Why We Don’t Offshore and Why You Shouldn’t Either

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

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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 [...]
Late: Technical Debt Interest Payment

Late: Technical Debt Interest Payment

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Your Technical Interest Payment is due If you have ever been involved in the development of something as simple as a Microsoft Excel macro, as normal as a public-facing website or portal, or been a part of a full-blown enterprise software application, you are most-probably guilty of ringing up &ldquo [...]