Inspiring Creativity at Work With Lego!

An idea can come from anywhere at any time. Creativity is not something that can be forced, at least not productively. We spend so much time trying to find creative inspiration when little pieces of inspiration come from everything we do. Recently, I participated in a staff meeting where many of my fellow teammates attended a weekend leadership conference called “Level UP Impact Conference” Dovico was a title sponsor of the event and Dovico CEO,…

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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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7 Best Practices To Help Your Team Manage Its Time For Productivity

We always equate productivity with time. Time is money, right? But it is not so much the quantity of time that we are so concerned with even though we wish there were more hours in the day. We want more value or quality to the time we have spent. Ensuring that every member of a project team is working to their best potential and are working to their highest productivity is a combination of leadership,…

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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 to Optimize Your Timesheet Menu

When going about our busy day, we want things to be more accessible and maybe even a little more straightforward. Giving meaning to our time includes not having to spend meaningless seconds looking for functionality that should be just there. Did you know that you can now edit your menu options in Dovico Timesheet? You can! If you want to remove Reports from your menu because you are not responsible for reporting, go ahead! If…

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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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5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Use Excel For Your Timesheets

Excel has its strengths; collecting timesheets are not one of them. Jessica works as an office administrator at a growing IT consulting firm. Like most office administrators, Jessica wears many hats. On top of taking care of the phone, she processes incoming payments, tidies the office, greets clients at the door and on top of it all; she manages the staff timesheet solution: a 15-year-old Excel spreadsheet. Every Monday morning, Jessica collects an Excel spreadsheet…

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