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Project Management

  • 1 year 3 months ago

    The speed of light has nothing on the speed of technology. Lately, whenever I am having a conversation with someone outside of our industry, most of my time is spent explaining all the acronyms I am using.

    I think that most web development companies have a tendency to speak “geek” too much, and with the release of Drupal 8, we are once again moving into a market where we will be explaining technology to most of our clients (and potential clients).

  • 1 year 3 months ago

    There are a number of reports in the IT world trying to quantify the percentage of software development projects (including website projects) that succeed or fail. The percentage of successful projects can be somewhere in the neighborhood of 32%. The remaining percent and majority of projects are either complete failures, abandoned or challenged by budget overruns, blown production timelines or customers finding errors.

  • 2 years ago

    Project Management tools are a necessary, and often an evil, part of our business. With so many choices and so many things to consider, how does one choose the best, most effective one? One of my favourite forums is Basecamp. It is incredibly simple to use, and an efficient way to keep all communications, files and downloads between the client and your company in one convenient place.

  • 2 years 1 month ago

    One of the grooviest things about working in the tech industry, is the ability to work from almost anywhere. Your home, the office, a coffee shop, perhaps warm tropical places. All we need is access to the Net (we would take the fishing kind too), and we are good to go!

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