Research & Development

Investing in Research & Development has paid back

It's not easy to keep pace with the advances of technology. That's why MCCG invests in Research & Development. We don't have to be ahead of the rest, but we've got to be right there with them.

It's an investment worth making

MCCG invests in Research & Development so your investment stays relevant. Over the past 20 years, MCCG has released two generations of the IBS product and is currently developing a web-enabled interface. Between major releases there have been countless new features and enhancements deployed to keep the product current. Since 2007 MCCG has received the Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Tax Incentive Program every year. The SR&ED is a federal program that supports work undertaken for the advancement of scientific knowledge with a practical application. These tax credits along with other government grant programs, translate into more research and product development without passing on the cost to our clients.

Investing in people and process is also R&D

The MCCG team adheres to a Solution Development Life Cycle Process that maximizes your investment. The SDLC aligns with the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) and Software industry best practices. Using tools like JIRA, Greenhopper and Confluence (Atlassian products) ensures our workflow and processes are well communicated to our teams and the client community.

Continuous improvement goes beyond our software. Team members, including management, are encouraged and supported as they pursue additional training and certification in relevant studies including Oracle, RedHat, Java and more.

Our Product Governance Committee provides guidance and direction to Management about the future of our software.  Members of the group include IBS users, managers and senior managers of our member companies.