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5 things to do to improve the management of your web development projects

Here are 5 things to do to improve the management of your web development project.  They all point to articles in this blog that go into each point in more depth.  Enjoy.

First, don't catch your lemon: 

don't take on projects that you already know won't make money.

a lemon

Difficult, difficult, lemon difficult (picture courtesy of wikimedia commons)


Understand the importance of flow:

if you're going to count anything, count how long it takes for a project to get from start to finish.

Know your onions (and clients):

  find out as much as you can about your client before you even start work.


Control your client using creativity: 

stop moaning about your client and try to come up with new ways of dealing with the problems that he/she gives you.

Get control of the ″wildcards″:

understand the three main causes of delay in web projects that are outside your control - and how to deal with them.

Sign up for my course "Building the Lean Web Devlepment Team":

  (I know, I know, this is six)

For further information, contact mark.stringer@gmail.com (07736 807 604)

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