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How to Successfully Upgrade Your Website or Software

There comes a time in the life of every software program or website when it is no longer as relevant as it once was. Maybe it's frustrating and slow to make changes or even just to keep up with user expectations, never mind having the next level of impact you are reaching for. As a result, you may have a long and growing list of issues and small problems that you are never quit ...

7 Tips for Communicating with Your Developers

As a socially focused entrepreneur with a bold vision, your role is incredibly important in turning your idea into a reality. The project's success hinges on your ability to understand your users, build a great team, and effectively market your project. Your understanding of the mysteries of programming is not nearly as important. That's where a reliable and effective software ...

Why It's Important to Find a Developer Who Shares Your Goals and Vision

Sometimes it seems like there are more people calling themselves web developers than there are sites on the web. It can be overwhelming trying to sift through them all to find a team that's the best fit to put your ideas into action and create something that not only works, but has real social impact. Everyone with a great idea needs a team of developers who can create and sup ...

Over Budget and Behind Schedule. Now What?

Does this sound familiar? You've got a great idea for a project. You've thought it all through. You're ready to make your concept real and start changing people's lives for the better. So you hire a company to get it up and running. You're promised an on time, below budget roll-out. Things are going great…until they're not. What started as an exciting project is suddenly behind ...

Your Project Has Nothing to Do with Software Jargon

The Cloud. HTML. CSS. JavaScript. VCS. If you've spent any time talking to developers, you've probably had one or more of these terms thrown at you, as if your understanding of techy jargon was essential to bringing your world-changing vision to life. Don't believe it. When you want to take an idea or a dream and make it real, it's almost like you're shopping. You need to sh ...