WHO SHOULD CODE? – Software Sales Staff

Many years ago, I worked for an industry specific web development company. The sales manager did not tell potential clients the truth about the services we could provide, because he didn’t understand what the the system could do. To cover for his lack of...

WHO SHOULD CODE? – Foresters

The forestry industry has a great need for web and app developers. For example, there is a software product called FPS (Forest Projection and Planning System) written by forestry researcher Jim Arney, formerly of the University of Montana. This software is used to...

WHO SHOULD CODE? – Non-Technical Executives

A Tale of Two Web Development Companies: I’ve had in-depth experience/conversation with a couple owners of tech companies who outsource off-shore. Company 1: the owner doesn’t have much clue as to what goes into a website beyond the marketing aspects....

WHO SHOULD CODE? – WordPress Developers

OK, many of them, myself being one, do know how to code. But, to pull a quote from the article Jennifer posted below, “I’m a WordPress developer in a world where many ‘good’ developers refuse to read the WordPress codex, …” it’s obvious that...

WHO SHOULD CODE? – Project Managers

In my years of teaching small business owners and non-profit staff the process of web development and how to work with a developer, there has been a recurring theme: their frustration in working with a web project manager. Many web development companies hire a project...