Insights

Our articles on software development, technology, design and our culture.

What is a Usability Evaluation?

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What is a Usability Evaluation?

How we measure ease-of-use and what we typically provide for our customers.

Why we write on walls

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Why we write on walls

Musings about the benefits of prototyping and putting sketches on show.

Our story

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Our story

In 2012 husband and wife team Ric and Emily Hill, together with three colleagues seeking to escape London, opened what has now become Ghyston in Bristol.

Softwire Bristol is becoming Ghyston

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Softwire Bristol is becoming Ghyston

In September 2017, the Bristol arm of Softwire will be leaving the Softwire brand and becoming Ghyston.

What's with the name?

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What's with the name?

There once were two brothers: Goram and Ghyston. They both fell in love with the beautiful Princess Avona...

When should I outsource?

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When should I outsource?

The internet is teeming with articles telling companies that outsourcing is always the best option.

Why code reviews are crucial

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Why code reviews are crucial

Here at Ghyston, we have a comprehensive review process for practically all of the code that we write.

Building great development teams

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Building great development teams

Our philosophy on developer empowerment and how we put it into practice.

Developing dashboard items for JIRA

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Developing dashboard items for JIRA

At Ghyston, we use JIRA to track tasks and issues on all of our projects.