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Waterfall vs. Agile: Which Methodology is Right for Your Project?

Written on July 5, 2013<p>One of the first decisions we face for each of our project implementations at Segue is “Which development methodology should …

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Creating a project scope statement that concisely, clearly, and accurately outlines the project's parameters requires special skills and tools. Yet too frequently, many project stakeholders lack these skills and tools. Because of this, they often create a scope statement developed over weeks instead of days that contains unclear project boundaries, which usually set the stage for scope creep. This paper examines how project managers can quickly develop a project scope statement that identifies stakeholder requirements and appropriately limits the project to a manageable range of activities. In doing so, it explains the purpose of managing project scope and a process--called the joint application design (JAD) workshop--for engaging project stakeholders and quickly defining project scope. It discusses the significance of outlining a project's scope and lists a JAD workshop's deliverables. It then outlines workshop's process, detailing its two types of objectives (business and project), five kindsof objectives, two components of context diagrams, categories of project constraints, factors of critical success and project assumptions, options for a proposed solution, and four components of a SWOT analysis. It also summarizes the process for performing the workshop's necessary follow-up tasks and describes the benefits of using this process to define project scope.

Abstract<p>Through our experience working with project teams in many industries on hundreds of projects, we recognize that although Project Managers and …

Project Management

ES6 Tagged Template Literals

You may already be familiar with ES6 template literals, which allows string interpolation like this:<p>ES6 also introduced a more advanced and powerful …

JavaScript

Responsive Web Design Patterns | This Is Responsive

Web Design

The Blockchain Primer That George Washington Would Understand

Blockchains. Decentralized protocols. Distributed ledgers. Cryptographic hash functions. Consensus algorithms. The sheer amount of terminology around …

Blockchain

20+ Responsive Navigation Solutions (Examples & Codes)

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>Here’s list of some old and new tutorials, jQuery plugins, CSS …

Web Design

How to Unlock Your Creative Potential

Three small ideas (and one really BIG one) to make 2018 your most creative year ever<p>Here we are: Part 3 of 3. This is where it gets good. Now, …

Creativity

Case study on STK token

The STK Token will provide instant cryptocurrency payments at point of sale, enabling seamless integration of cryptocurrency into everyday …

Cryptocurrency
JavaScript

Project Charter Template

This template assists in all phases of scope definition. Clearly identify project objectives and deliverables, then build out task lists as well as …

Project Management

More than any other factor, an organization's culture influences how its members behave and how well they perform. This paper examines how project leaders can better understand the cultures in which they work, identify the core types of cultures, and recognize, change, and adapt their behavior while working within unfamiliar cultural contexts. In doing so, it explains the concept of organizational culture and its effect on organizational performance; it discusses the links--strategy, leadership, performance--between the internal and external forces shaping organizational culture, forces that include vision and mission, structure, human resources, and performance measures, among others. It then outlines a model for identifying an organization's culture, a model developed by William Schneider and widely used by many industry-leading organizations. It details the model's four culture types--collaboration, control, competence, and cultivation--and lists each type's strengths and weaknesses. It alsolooks at how cu

<b>Introduction</b><p>A strong culture shapes an organization's decision patterns, guides actions, and drives individual behavior of all members. In its most …

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What is programming MVC? [Detailed Explanation]

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Why Responsive Design is Important and Google Approved

In 2015, Google rolled out a change to the search engine algorithms which now factor in a website’s mobile presence as a ranking signal. This reason …

Web Design

Guide to Properly Size Your Hero Images and Optimize Them for Site Speed

If you're like me you've run into this too many times to count.<p>Your web page needs a new image for the hero section or top part of your page. You …

Tutorials

Five digital product designers to follow on Instagram

Get inspired every day by seeing what others do like you do<p>I’m well into Instagram and have been for a number of years. I thought it would be …

Product Management

How to Become an Industrial Designer (When you’re actually a Mechanical Engineer)

<b>Design Principles</b><p><b>The Design of Everyday Thing</b><b>s —</b> Don Norman’s famous overview of human centered design.<p><b>Steal Like an Artist</b><b> — </b>One of my all time …

Product Design

How To Design For Everyone, In 3 Steps

First? Ignore the average user–they don’t exist.<p><i>BY KATHARINE SCHWAB</i><p>Inclusive design is officially a buzzword, with companies like Airbnb releasing an …

Universal Design

Breaking down an interaction made with with InVision Studio

<b>Warning: gifs incoming!</b><p>Almost all current design tools are aiming to bridge the gap between design, prototyping, and collaboration. InVision has …

UI Design

Here’s everything I’ve learned from designing 10,000+ UI screens as a lead product designer.

Besides: “Yes, that is still misaligned.”<p><b>Quick Note:</b> <i>I learned all of this from amazing designers like you, fantastic mentors, and lots of trial and</i> …

UX Design

From Sketch to Webflow: how to turn mockups into live websites

Web designers have a difficult time. An amazingly awesome career filled with unbounded creativity, but difficult nonetheless. Something a little less …

Style Guides

30 CSS Best Practices for Beginners

CSS is a language that is used by nearly <i>every</i> developer at some point. While it's a language that we sometimes take for granted, it is powerful and …

Web Development

How to Order CSS Selectors

Post from January 30, 2013 (↻ June 4, 2017), filed under Web Development.<p>This and many other posts are also available as a pretty, well-behaved …

Web Development

A Complete Guide to Flexbox

BackgroundThe Flexbox Layout (Flexible Box) module (currently a W3C Last Call Working Draft) aims at providing a more efficient way to lay out, align …

The Case for Brutalist Architecture | ARTiculations

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The beauty of brutalism - BBC News

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CSS Grid Layout - Rachel Andrew | February 2017

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Using media queries

<b>Media queries</b> are useful when you want to apply CSS styles depending on a device's general type (such as print vs. screen), specific characteristics …

Public Relations

The Most Used Responsive Breakpoints in 2017 Of Mine

I believe many web designers still have many confusion for the responsive design . Screen resolution? CSS3 Media Queries? Device width? Screen Sizes? …

Web Design