The sad fact is that many web projects will fail even before they begin. The problem lies in the way we commission these projects.
Working long hours is not a badge of honour. Instead we should be focusing on efficiency, by working smarter and not harder.
As digital becomes business critical we need to re-evaluate the skills of digital professionals. Currently we overvalue technical competency at the expense of other more important attributes.
Many organisations recognise the importance of digital and the need to change. Unfortunately there is a lot of confusion about what digital transformation is and how to carry it out.
It’s time to stop treating our digital project managers as second class citizens. They are an asset, not a line item nobody wants to pay for.
I was recently interviewed by a web startup in Thailand. It was an interesting interview that covered everything from my attitudes toward UX to how I manage my time.
Don’t over promise to your boss or client just to keep them happy. Instead manage expectations and then exceed them.
The tech sector likes to venerate the visionary. But vision is nothing, without an obsessional attention to detail.
Being a generalist is often considered a bad thing in digital. But people like Leigh Howells show just how valuable it can be.
Sometimes being a digital project manager can feel like training for a marathon on a cold, wet day. But like a marathon, when you all come together the experience is amazing.
One of the hardest jobs in the web industry is working as part of an in-house team. Yet they get little support.
Life isn’t always fair. Business certainly isn’t. How we adapt to less than perfect circumstances is a key factor in our success.
Working with clients can be a frustrating experience. Especially when trying to get design approval. Fortunately, help is at hand!
As part of a new series on the Headscape team, I would like to introduce you to Ed Merritt. I am sure he will inspire you as much as he does me.
I am fed up with hearing web designers moan about their clients. The problem is nobody has taught us how best to work with clients. We just make it up as we go along.
Some projects feel like running a marathon. But these projects can teach us valuable lessons for the future.
In an interview with Team Treehouse I share how Headscape works with its clients, why we value lifestyle over profits and how we stay on the forefront of our field.
Eric Meyer (a pioneer of the web standards movement) has lost his 6 year old daughter Rebecca to cancer. We remember her life with the hash tag #663399Becca for the purple she loved.
Nurturing our relationship with clients through honesty, transparency and building trust brings unexpected perks.
If you write a lot of blog posts, documents, reports or even books then you should check out Ulysses for the mac.