Digital Insight

Introducing VibeCheq

Introducing VibeCheq

A few months ago, COVID-19 forced us all to start working remotely. For some of us at Originate, this was already the norm. About a quarter of our team is remote full-time, but for a large part of the company, this was a significant shift in our day-to-day lives. We...

How to Choose a Headless CMS

How to Choose a Headless CMS

One of our recent projects called for a feature to allow editors to manage and publish content. In other words, we needed to choose a headless CMS. We already had a React-based web app, and a React Native mobile app in the works where we wanted to present that...

COVID-19: Mental Health Resources

COVID-19: Mental Health Resources

Monday, March 30, 2020 — It’s 2:18 AM In about five hours, another grueling week starts at the home office where we fight tooth and nail like most other companies to survive this pandemic. I can’t sleep. I also don’t feel great. I just kicked what could have been...

The New Normal – Our Tips For Working From Home

The New Normal – Our Tips For Working From Home

Our company culture has long taken into consideration remote clients and a distributed workforce of Originators (what we call ourselves). From off-site management to delivery of fully built digital products, we have working remotely covered. Here is a look at some...

5 Signs Your Business Strategy for 2020 is Good

5 Signs Your Business Strategy for 2020 is Good

Through the course of my career as an operating executive and advisor, I’ve had the opportunity to lead, participate in and witness the design and implementation of myriad strategies, in a variety of industries. And whether it’s the founder of a high-growth...

Being vulnerable enough to innovate.

Being vulnerable enough to innovate.

During what is now one of the most widely shared TedTalks, world-renowned researcher, Brené Brown said, “Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity, and change.” So here’s to being vulnerable… I work for a company called Originate as the Director of...

Understanding Machine Learning — 101 Executive MBA

Understanding Machine Learning — 101 Executive MBA

Understanding machine learning today can seem daunting, and technology seems to be advancing at ever-increasing speeds. So what is machine learning? Well, it used to be that you had to program a computer to do certain things. However, due to the advances in...

Keep Your Source Code SIMPLE

Keep Your Source Code SIMPLE

As software developers, we are fortunate to have many useful best practices for productive and fun coding, like the SOLID principles, GRASP patterns, or STUPID anti-patterns. These principles are timeless and apply to many forms of coding...