The Doviconian Review: Who’s Benoit Lanteigne?

Who’s Benoit Lanteigne? Over the years I have had the privilege of meeting some incredible people while working at Dovico. Many people who work here are accomplished in their careers and in life; Benoit is no exception. While he is not one to blow his own horn, when you get the opportunity to speak with him, Benoit has many fascinating surprises in his story. While Benoit is a very knowledgeable software developer by day, he…

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The Doviconian Review: Who’s Estelle Johnston?

Meaningful business is not about impersonal transactions between two faceless entities. It’s about a group of conscious people serving another group of conscious people. Understanding and relating who each member of the team are crucial to building long-lasting and trusting connections between each group. The Doviconian Review is a series of short biographies of Dovico employees meant to bridge that relatability gap. Dovico would be nothing more than just another timesheet company without the fantastic…

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Company Culture Should Feel Like Home

I was on my way out of the Dovico building when I heard my colleague Diane say “Are you heading back to PEI today? I don’t know how you do it travelling back and forth for work.” Without hesitation, I replied, “It’s not work to me; it’s visiting my family here!” To put this into context, I live about an hour and a half away, and I travel into the office two to three days…

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Dovico Cares: Leading with Love Helps Our Community

With a world wrapped up in targeted marketing, increasing exposure and sales, its no wonder most of us are tired of hearing that a company is “giving back.” What exactly are they giving back? What did they take in the first place? It all comes down to intention. I’ll admit, it was difficult to write this blog post about Dovico Cares. I didn’t want it to come off sounding like another sales pitch or public…

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Dovico Now Offers Staff a “Fur” ternity Leave!

There is no such thing as having a home life and work life, we have a life. Owning a pet can be a significant life enhancer. Those of us who own them, certainly recognize the benefits a pet can bring to our lives. From socializing to physical and mental health aids, pets bring so much more to our lives than just fur and purrs. There is no such thing as having a home life and…

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Lead With Kindness, Leads to a Better Work Life

As the great Joe Cocker said in a lyric: “I get by with a little help from my friends.” I texted our CEO one evening and asked him if I could talk to him about kindness, maybe over coffee outside the office. He replied, “let’s go hike Fundy at 5 am!” It all started when I realized that I was not kind.  In this world, I know that I have more of myself to give,…

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Dovico Summer Staff Party – 25th Anniversary

Yes, we have staff that are as old as our company! This summer, Dovico celebrated its 25th birthday! An unheard of amount of years for a company founded in information technology age. We usually don’t need much reason to have a celebration, but celebrating a quarter-century anniversary in business deserved a huge birthday party! On a beautiful July day, we had all our staff -complete with families in tow- for a good old-fashioned back-yard get…

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How Slow Is Better Than Fast For Innovation

Innovation typically means we want something to be bigger, faster and better. Innovation comes from ideas. “These days even instant gratification takes too long.” – Carrie Fisher “Who can do one pushup? Two pushups?” Yves Doucet, CEO and Culture Coach of Dovico Software, asks his team during their weekly Monday morning staff meeting. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJl4n9GLRuQDovico Facebook Live with CEO Yves Doucet Some of the hearty and athletic types quickly and proudly raised their hand in excitement,…

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I Went To Jail, But I kept my job!

It all started with a little card; “Get Out Of Jail Free.” We all want to live consequence free. Imagine a world where you could speak your mind, share your ideas and just be yourself. Can you imagine a workplace where everyone came to work to put in their full effort for the good of the company and not worried about their egos and livelihoods? Children often live in a consequence-free state, their imaginations are…

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