Websites are expensive. Nonprofit budgets are tight. So why not get a volunteer to build your website? It’s not easy, and frequently, volunteer-built websites never see the light of day. Here are a few reasons why.
Setting a timeline for a project or task is a constant part of the work I do. Unfortunately, it’s also a major headache and I have yet to master the art of consistent accurate time estimates. Read these fun stories to get an idea of the types of errors that can lead to seemingly never-ending projects.
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.
It’s a bit of a “buzzphrase”: “You should always separate content and design.” But this was also a mind-blowing and useful concept when I first learned it. Join me as I share various applications of this idea and try to nuance it just a bit.
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?