I've just finished reading a thought-provoking article on ProjectTimes.com about scope definition and the heavy price of ignoring this critical phase of a project. It brought to mind the old chestnut about stopping to smell the roses. It seems to me that stopping to smell the roses is more than a trite piece of advice … Continue reading How to guarantee the success of a project
Requirements gathering is one of those steps in any project that can't be missed. Whether it's conducted vigorously and methodically, haphazardly and unconscious, it's done.It doesn't matter whether you're ordering a hamburger at Harvey's or a web site build: the person taking your order needs to gather your requirements. When you go to Harvey's, you … Continue reading Are methodologies scalable?
This question is asked so often and by so many, there should be a Wikipedia entry for it. And it should be tagged as an "Existential Question," along with other questions of similar ilk: How long is a piece of string? How much does a car cost? How much does it cost to build a … Continue reading How much does it cost to build a web site?