Blog Posts

Ten Tests: Can Your Website Live Through One More Year?

January 29, 2015 by Randall Craig

How long do you keep your car?  Some people swap their car every 2-3-4 years, while others keep them for ten, and run them into the ground.  There are pros and cons to both strategies, and endless arguments about which is best: older cars have higher maintenance costs, sport some rust, and look dated.  But […] read more

Protecting your Digital Cargo

January 22, 2015 by Randall Craig

Every organization owns intellectual property: in fact, this recorded knowledge is often key evidence of expertise, capability, and fit. So if it is that valuable, how do you protect it from being stolen? read more

Avoiding costly web development corner cutting (Part II: 15 ways developers cut corners)

January 13, 2015 by Randall Craig

Have you ever received proposals from several vendors for the same web project, only to see a significant difference in their fees?  While a tightly specified RFP is supposed to guard against this, when it happens, there should be no real surprise. Here’s why:  Every respondent will go (or should go through) a detailed costing […] read more

Avoiding costly web development corner cutting (Part I: Four key reasons developers cut corners)

January 7, 2015 by Randall Craig

Have you ever purchased a new house, only to later discover that the contractor cut some corners?  And that buck or two savings for the contractor now translates into thousands of dollars of extra cost for you?  Unfortunately, many website developers have taken a page from the building trade, and are cutting corners as well.  […] read more