Tips and advice for those responsible for managing websites and web application projects.
"Any customer can have a car painted any colour that he wants so long as it is black." - Henry Ford
We see it all over the web, development companies that create sites in nearly every language and technology. Do they really claim to be experts in everything? How do they find the time to keep up with all the advancements and changes for so many systems?
The American economy has demonstrated that outsourcing some types of labor overseas can be beneficial to both business and consumer markets. While this may work for manufacturing roles, it is by no means conducive to quality software development.
Virtually all websites and web applications start with a requirements document, but rarely are these first attempts very helpful to designers or developers. To be successful you must express your needs and desires to the people who will be working on your project in their language.