OnTheGoSystems News

The strength of OTGS lies in embracing the diversity of its employees

Noman Mo works remotely for OTGS from Pakistan. He is part of the Toolset Support Team and works closely with 8 others each one coming from a different country - China, Indonesia, India, Egypt, Ireland Germany, USA and Jamaica! With such varied time zones coordinating their work is challenging to say the least. So when at the start of the Ramzan month of fasting in Pakistan, Noman asked if he could work 10.30am to 2.30pm, take a couple of hours...

June 14, 2017

And the spring brought many WordCamps

After the past frenetic start in India, spring arrived with a lot of activity all over the world from North America to Asia. We had new organisers and speakers, that’s why we want to share with you news about our next WordCamps. WordCamp Atlanta WordCamp Atlanta Lauren Jeffcoat contributed at WordCamp Atlanta speaking about Gaining a Global Audience: The Importance of Website Translation. In her own words: "WordCamp Atlanta was a great experience for me. It...

April 18, 2017

Nigel Anderson

Nigel From Sunny Spain to the Emerald Isle! The Nigel Anderson story I’m English but spent 14 years in Spain, living close to Amit, which is how I came to end up starting work at OTGS a year ago. We have similar-aged children who were at school together, and we all became great friends. Last year I relocated to Ireland with my family (my partner is Irish), but settling in has been a slow process. There...

April 12, 2017

Serhii Ratushnyi

Known to us as Sergey Ratyshnuy. Sergey, what part of the world are you from? Lviv city I live in Cherkasy city which is in central Ukraine. It’s about 3 hours SE of Kiev on the west bank of the River Dnieper, the longest river in Europe – ...

March 27, 2017

The use of WordPress in non-profit websites gets more popular by the day

The number of WordPress sites on the web has increased in the last year.  Currently, it powers somewhere between 25% and 27% of the whole web. There is a good reason for this and it lies in the fact that WordPress is not only a free platform to build simple blogs, but one that can also be easily used for more complex sites. More and more bloggers, entrepreneurs and website owners in general turn to this CMS. Among them, it...

March 10, 2017

WordPress Remote Work from Remote Places

Picking your favorite place in the world, just going and working from there sounds like a dream come true, doesn’t it? Having a remote job that allows you to work from your favorite place in the world is possible. Today a few OTGS folks can prove that this is so. Time back, IT work was related to a conventional office, which meant not only working from the same physical place everyday, but also commuting there every single day. Things changed...

March 8, 2017

2017 WordCamps started in India

We are starting this year full of energy and with new WordCamps to attend. That’s why we want to share with you news about our next WordCamps organisers and speakers from all over the world. WordCamp Pune Just a couple of weeks after the start of 2017, we attended WordCamp Pune 2017 where Harshad Mane gave a talk in Marathi about WordPress compatibility and cultivating community development. He was joined by Bigul Malayi who didn’t miss the opportunity to offer...

February 24, 2017

Ivan Maričić

It’s 8 am and Ivan is drinking his first coffee. He checks through his e-mails and YT messages before joining his team for their daily meeting. Sounds familiar?

February 20, 2017

Vincenzo Carrubba

From Special Forces to OTGS Vincenzo Carrubba: “Working in WPML support is a challenging and ever-changing experience.” Vincenzo, you joined OTGS in March 2015. What kind of work are you doing exactly? Vincenzo In 2014 I received an email from OTGS about a supporter job for the Italian forum. This role requires a great passion for problem solving and for helping people. Of course, a working knowledge of CSS, PHP and javascript is essential, but it...

February 20, 2017

WordCamping around Asia in good company

Dat Hoang from Vietnam and Emerson Maningo from the Philippines, traveled together to attend 2 WordCamps: WordCamp Denpasar and WordCamp Manila. For Emerson it was his first experience at a WordPress event, as opposed to Dat, who has attended several events before. Dat & Emerson at WordCamp Denpasar 2016 Both of them spoke at the 2 WordCamps. Emerson shared his impressions: “I was a bit nervous, though I am used to speaking at different events. We...

February 14, 2017