Blog

Nov 21 2017

Zoocha awarded ISO 27001:2013 certification

will 0 Comments General
ISO 27001 Logo

Just like quality, as we discussed in our post about our recent ISO 9001 certification, trust is one of our core values at Zoocha. An important part of this is ensuring our clients can trust that we are looking after their data effectively.

Read more
Nov 21 2017

Zoocha awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification

hannah 0 Comments General
ISO 9001 logo

At Zoocha, quality is one of our four core values. Whether that be quality processes, quality products, quality services; we look to provide our clients with quality in whatever form of interaction they may have with us.

 

Read more
Nov 10 2017

World Usability Day UXPA event - Inclusion through User Experience

Will Richards 0 Comments General
UXPA WUD 2017 Inclusion through UX title slide

A quick post from me to share some key points from the UXPA event last night to coincide with World Usability Day 2017. The event theme was 'Inclusion through User Experience' and there were three talks, each giving insights into the incredible work the speakers are doing.

Read more
Nov 9 2017

World Usability Day - 09 November 2017

Will Richards 0 Comments General

 

In case you hadn't guessed, today is World Usability Day and you may be thinking "Why are you telling me this?", "Usability is nothing new?" or even "Argh, where's the 'back' button!? I didn't mean to click this link!!".

Read more
Oct 25 2017

Exploring design innovation in a tourism website

Will Richards 0 Comments UX & Web Design

Here at Zoocha we are constantly on the lookout for new and exciting ideas and inspiration. Recently we came across loveforiceland.com which appeared in one of our feeds. It takes a unique and refreshing approach to promoting tourism through a web platform. We decided to explore further in an attempt to understand more!

Read more
Jun 1 2017

GDPR, Privacy by Design and Consent Management

will 0 Comments General

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in just under a year, but if you are feeling confused or anxious about what you need to do to ensure compliance, don't worry - you are not alone. In fact, only 54% of businesses surveyed by the Direct Marketing Association (DMA) expect to be compliant come May 2018 (Marketing Week, 25th May 2017).

Read more
Jan 27 2017

Zoocha are now on the Digital Outcomes & Specialists 2 Framework

will 0 Comments News
Gov.uk Digital Marketplace

In addition to our G-Cloud 8 services and Digital Outcomes & Specialists services, Zoocha's application for Digital Outcomes and Specialist 2 has been successfully awarded. Services will be available from mid February 2017.

Read more
Aug 24 2016

Nesting with CSS: the Good the Bad and the BEM

paul 0 Comments Web Development

Here at Zoocha we use preprocessor for almost all our frontend work. Predominantly we use SASS although some projects are on LESS, partly for historical reasons. No-one can deny that it’s a really powerful way of writing CSS, giving you access to variables, mixin functions, and the apparent Holy Grail: nesting. The thing about all of the above though, and I think something that often gets forgotten is these are all tools to make the developer’s life easier. The result is still compiled down to CSS. 

Read more
Mar 7 2016

Setting up Drupal Code Sniffer

titi 2 Comments Drupal, Web Development

A few weeks ago I had to go through the process of setting up php code sniffer on my new computer, and realised how confusing most of the blog posts out there are and how many loops and posts you have to jump through to get it set up.

I decided to write a quick post with all the commands in one place and small descriptions for most of the commands:

Installing Drupal Coding Sniffer

1. Download php code sniffer (source code: https://github.com/squizlabs/PHP_CodeSniffer)

curl -OL https://squizlabs.github.io/PHP_CodeSniffer/phpcs.phar

Read more
Jan 12 2016

Christmas in Pieces

paul 0 Comments

Each year at Zoocha, we try to do something for Christmas for our clients, even if it's just a Christmas card (see below for our effort from a couple of years ago). This year we wanted to do something interactive, and webby, as that's our business really.

Read more