approach the management of development projects using many of the fundamentals
found in the Microsoft
Solutions Framework (MSF) Process Model, which calls for four
project phases design, plan, build and support.
Because the design phase requires that a shared vision of the end
product be agreed upon, we use a variety of communication methods
to help clarify this vision. Design checklists, storyboarding,
feature lists and priority matrices may be used to assist this
process. In the end, two documents are produced for the approval
of the client a Requirements Document and a Functional Specification.
A project plan is produced that reflects the work effort required
to accomplish the shared vision. Reasons for task duration, task
interdependences and milestone placement are fully explained. Weekly
status reports are provided that not only describe work accomplished
and planned, but also pinpoint near-term future resources required
to keep the project on track.
a requirements document and a functional specification that reflect
what and how the Web site is to perform, development can take place.
We assure that the resulting Web site conform to the most popular
Web browsers likely to be used to interact with the site.
is much more than simply uploading the Web site to the Internet.
It consists of training client personnel who may be involved with
updating the site or its databases, researching complimentary sites
for possible cross-linking and publishing the new Web site to popular
then, is our approach. We have been refining our process for almost
as long as the Web has been around. We know what works and what doesn't.
short, we build "web sites that work."
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