Process and Project Management

Enterprise WCM: Bi-directional Content Migration

Enterprise content-managed websites need bi-directional content transfers on a regular basis. Here we explain why, and how to achieve this, a task which involves content editors, IT operations, and software development teams.

International Software Applications – Part 2

In Part 1 of this two part post, we looked at the basics of international software, and how to plan your project to best support the demands of international applications. In this second post, we look at using local market knowledge to speed up localisation efforts, the pros and cons of a translation management system, and some ways to avoid mobile app "sprawl".

International Software Applications – Part 1

Web and mobile applications today should be designed and built from the ground up to support international markets, unless there is a strong business case to restrict them to a single market. The availability of tools and frameworks to provide your application with international support (including multiple languages, currencies, locales, etc.) lowers the barrier for application development teams, but the technology build is only part of the challenge of supporting international markets. In Part 1 of this two part post, we look at the basics if international software, and how to plan your project to best support the demands of international applications.

Agile Development – Does It Make Sense For Clients?

There is an increasing move towards “Agile Development” for IT projects, particularly those using new and emerging technologies such as internet and web projects. Technologists increasingly advocate Agile Development, but does it make sense if you are the client or business owner? The answer is “yes” for the right type of project – but only if you get commitment and clarity from your supplier when it comes to project costs.