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We work on a lot of digital projects - many for our clients and some for ourselves. We regularly face new challenges and changes in technology that, once surmounted, pave the path to new creations, solutions, and deeper understanding. Our blog is our outlet for sharing some of that knowledge. Fuelled by curiosity, a desire to understand and – where possible – answer some of the problems we and our clients face.
Every software update should be met with excitement by its users, even more so for a major upgrade. Look at major upgrades of Photoshop, Illustrator or even MS Office - the users are clamouring for new features, enhancements and improvements - it is like christmas...new toys to play with.
If you are planning a mobile responsive site (or converting your existing site to be responsive) it will be tempting to do a quick Google for a few examples of good responsive websites, looking for guidance on how to deal with layout and navigation issues.
As a web design agency we need to learn from mistakes, improve our processes and ultimately make sure we can spot the risks before they impact the project. This comes down to experience of working on web projects everyday, which improves our ability to see and avoid any potential pitfalls.
Over the last 3 or 4 years procurement portals have become a more and more common tool for government, charity, NFP and NGO organisations to use when looking for a web design agency.
Many organisations have no option but to use a...
An Open Source CMS can offer a much better solution than the commercial options, not only offering significant cost savings, but also providing a more mature set of features and functions. NGO's, charities and corporates really need to make sure they fully consider choosing an Open Source CMS and the TCO (total cost of ownership) is likely to be significantly less.