Archives 08/2014


Monthly update

This month’s launches: Kingmaker Consulting (SA), LOUD  Event Technology (Advars / DE), Re-Launch Halliday Finch Risk Management (KE). Upcoming sites: Moja Nation Creative (SA), Handmade Communication (SA) …

Yes there is life beyond WordPress. We have listed the top 10 open source content management systems around, WordPress taking of course the biggest chunk of the pie with almost 74.62% (~ 230 million sites). This is mostly due to the large number of ready-made themes available and the simplicity of getting the site up and running and adding plugins and extending your site. But there is a downside to all of this, mainly security, it is important to do your homework when adding new plugins to avoid opening any backdoors. GTIS has worked with a number of content managements systems (and yes we also decided to use WordPress on this site) All content management...



Foodsharing – share food instead of throwing it away … would you? is an Internet platform that gives individuals, traders and manufacturers the opportunity to offer or collect surplus food. By using you can get together with others to cook and share excess food instead of throwing it away. A great concept and it seems to work… in Germany.

Heat map -user behaviour

Eye-tracking visualisations show that users often read Web pages in an F-shaped pattern: two horizontal stripes followed by a vertical stripe. F for fast. That’s how users read your precious content. In a few seconds, their eyes move at amazing speeds across your website’s words in a pattern that’s very different from what you learned in school. Nielsen Norman Group recorded how 232 users looked at thousands of Web pages. They found that users’ main reading behaviour was fairly consistent across many different sites and tasks. This dominant reading pattern looks somewhat like an F and has the following three components: Users first read in a horizontal movement, usually across the upper part of the content...