A link and some thoughts about why I love working with nonprofits and what makes nonprofit clients different from business clients.
How building a porch is like building a website.
The dangers of a DIY website and a suggestion for making better websites on the cheap.
What’s the role of non-experts in the field of accessibility? It’s certainly not standing in a metaphorical corner and yelling at everyone! But that’s maybe been the habit of some, and it’s time to move beyond that to a happier, easier-to-use web.
Dilbert gets into trouble for using his “intuition.”
Think about it. There’s nothing “intuitive” about using a mouse. It’s a piece of plastic that you move around on a flat horizontal surface to effect the position of this tiny arrow on a vertical screen. And yet we use “intuitive” to describe technology all the time. Why is that and what can we do instead?
Frank Partnoy’s book, Wait, has me thinking about project management. It discusses how—across many disciplines—experts are careful in collecting enough information to make good decisions before quickly relying on past experience to succeed at whatever their goal may be. So this suggests that projects start slow and then end fast.
What does a town with too many highways have to do with working with a client to build a website? Find out and learn how to follow the path of identifying needs to find solutions addressed by the perfect product.
Some web designers focus just on real estate websites; others focus on ecommerce, news, or social sites. I focus on nonprofit websites, and I hope this post begins to explain what knowledge and experience that focus entails.
Thanks to an engaging session at the InfoCamp Seattle conference, I’ve clarified some ideas on successful collaboration and how to achieve it. I want to share it here in hopes of hearing other stories of collaboration. Do you agree with my thoughts? Got a better idea?