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GSD Company is now Plative

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  • GSD Company is now Plative

    This changes everything. From today onward, GSD Company has officially and legally re-branded our corporation to Plative (pronounced “play-tive”). This new identity signifies our transformation over the last 5 years from a small start-up firm to a global, digital-first consultancy with deep expertise across CRM, ERP, analytics, and data warehouse platforms. In the last 5…

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  • How Plative Combats Burnout | #WorkFromAnywhere

    When we experience anxiety and burnout in our professions, it’s easy to convince ourselves that the stress is necessary, or even a productive mechanism for achieving our goals. We suppress and even rationalize stress by imagining an ideal future when the dust settles, and our hard work propels itself with its own momentum. Then, it…

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  • Planning Your NetSuite Implementation Team

    Recently we were asked to comment on the in’s and out’s of building a NetSuite Implementation team. Should the members be contract or permanent? Anderson Frank has written a blog post on the topic and I think it’s a useful overview of the thinking. At Plative, we think there should be a balance between having…

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  • What Is Heroku? | Ask An Expert

    Introduction Heroku was one of the first Platform As A Service providers beginning development way back in 2007. Offering containerized runtime environments – Heroku focused on creating an easy to use, developer centric environment that abstracts much of the systems overhead and lets teams focus on writing amazing code.  Originally built for Ruby, Heroku now…

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  • #PlativeGameChangers | Meet Herbert Bempah!

    Meet Herbert Bempah, Associate Account Executive at Plative! Fun Facts: When I was 13, two of my classmates and I had an opportunity to write an article for the BBC regarding Ghana’s entry and stellar performance at the 2010 South Africa FIFA World Cup.  I was confident that I would end up a journalist in…

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  • Ask an Expert: When is Salesforce CPQ necessary?

    Introduction “In 2019, every company is a professional services company.” The statement above is an exaggeration, but it’s close to what I’ve been telling many of Plative’s customers in recent years.  What I mean is that, it is rare in a cloud boosted tech economy that companies are only selling hardware, or only selling software. …

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