OnTheGoSystems News

Happy and healthy people behind WPML and Toolset plugins – Part II

We all work remotely and keeping a good work-life balance is important for OnTheGoSystems, and our scholarship program continues to promote it. Last year we had this post about how our company members are using this program where we also explained what the program was exactly about. We want to focus more on “doing” things, whether that’s courses people have always wanted to try or taking part in enjoyable activities to become healthier and/or more physically active. In all, we...

April 18, 2018

Christian Cox

How do you feel about trying something new, whether it be implementing an unfamiliar tool or accepting a new challenge?   Do you hesitate? Does even the thought of taking on something new cause you anxiety? Be assured that such feelings are quite normal and can even have a positive impact on your performance.

April 16, 2018

Andreas Panagiotopoulos

To ensure our clients are purchasing high-quality products, work done by our developers needs to be verified. For this purpose, OTGS employs a team of In-development testers and Quality Assurance specialists. Their role is very important and comes with significant responsibilities. Let’s meet one such tester and QA specialist - Andreas Panagiotopoulos from Argos, Greece. Andreas completed his Bachelor and 2 Masters at the university in Athens and, although his time at present is divided between Athens and Argos, he...

March 14, 2018

Konstantinos Galanakis

Konstantinos Galanakis is leading an important and crucial Toolset effort with Views compatibility - a huge task involving learning new technologies.

February 21, 2018

Ana Couto

“She is pure gold here in the company.” Family fun Want to give your best to your work? Would you be encouraged by someone who is willing to share, who is open to discussion and suggestions, who fixes those frustrating issues for you with a big, beautiful smile? Let’s meet Ana Couto from Odivelas a municipality northwest of Lisbon, Portugal. Ana and her partner and 2 young daughters are outdoor people. They love jogging, spending time...

February 19, 2018

Jakub Milczarek

How would you describe Jakub Milczarek in one word? Meticulous, Straightforward, Adventurous? His colleagues say: Meticulous: Jakub spent long long loooong hours talking with different people about their needs and dreams about the support forum and preparing designs afterwards. Then, when we were at the implementation stage, he was there at every single step commenting on every margin, every search result, and every still redundant text or button. Straightforward: He proposed really BOLD changes. I don't think any of us...

December 18, 2017

Dimitris Mitsis

Who dares to step into Andrea’s shoes when he’s on vacation? Who introduced CodeCeption integration tests? Read on… It’s 9.00am. Dimitris Mitsis quickly makes sure he’s online and visible to his teammates so they won’t file a missing-person report – it’s happened before! Well, that’s a good start to the day, Dimitri! Then what? First, I review the tests report. I’ve configured the automated tests to run daily so usually, I spent the first minutes of my day trying to...

November 9, 2017

George Botsev

Close friends like to share their stories and memories and George Botsev is no exception. People he works with say he has an enviable deep knowledge of WPML, he is very dedicated and is always there to help with challenging questions.  But what is the man behind the screen really like and what influenced his life? First, I asked him about his childhood and youth. George, what did you want to be when growing up? I remember that the first...

October 23, 2017

OTGS Company Event 2017 – And the Winners of the Best Shot and Video are…

Before traveling to Split, where our Company event took place this year, we announced a video and photo contest. And we have two winners already! We’d like to share with all of you. Little background first…. What the Contest was about Our contest was focused on our company subject for this year: “Work smart, not hard”. And the challenge was to present a photo or show a video taken during our Company Event in Split that best reflected the topic....

October 11, 2017

The beauty and importance of WordCamp workshops

WordCamp events are a unique way for anyone involved with WordPress to meet the community, get inspired but also learn something new. As the WordPress community grows and changes, so does the concept of WordCamps.  It is not uncommon for organizers to try new and different approaches for the activities that happen during the event. Lately, one very prominent example of this is the workshop format which usually happens on a separate, pre-conference day. Dario at...

October 9, 2017