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With a book to finish and Christmas descending, the Boagworld blog and podcast is shutting its doors for a few weeks.
Everybody fears negative feedback and most of us tend to avoid it. But feedback is a crucial component of the web design process. We must learn to manage our fears.
As web professionals we love to complain that senior management don’t ‘get’ the web, but complaining achieves nothing. What can we practically do to tackle the senior management crisis?
Ensuring a website is consistent and easy to maintain are two of the biggest headaches faced by larger organisations. Fortunately pattern libraries can help.
In the next season of the podcast we explore the impact of the web on business, but is it really as significant as web professionals would claim?
When working as part of an internal web team you face politics, bureaucracy and company culture incompatible with the web. How then can you ever get anything constructive done?
Clients like to have the ultimate say about design sign-off, but are they best qualified to make that decision? If not, then what is the alternative?
Good user interface design is about attention to detail. Get those details wrong and you risk frustrating the user. Take the simple example of showing an email address on your website.
Many complain that web design education is failing to prepare new graduates for working in the industry. But is it fair that graduates blame their courses if they fail to get a job?
One thing has become clear over the last decade – large web projects inevitably run over budget, move slowly and often fail to deliver. Fortunately new approaches are emerging that buck this trend.
With the web moving so fast, how do you keep up-to-date with the latest innovations?
By now most website owners understand the importance of nurturing a community, but what is the best way to do that? Is it enough to add commenting to your blog?
The secret to a successful website is close collaboration between the development team and the site owners. But, how does that work when the development team is an outside contractor?