Jason Mark of Gravity Switch (a web development firm in Northampton, MA)
*Why Agile Web Development Means Less Risk & Happier Clients.*
Join NEAUG (New England Adobe Users Group) <http://www.neaug.org> on *November
6th, 2012 from 1pm – 4pm at the Marlboro Graduate Center in Brattleboro
Vermont* to witness a real-world demo of Agile in action – a faster,
cleaner way to build websites! This continues our series on deploying new
websites from scratch. In this session a website will be built in a period
of three hours on one of the popular Content Management Systems!
A few years ago, Gravity Switch did an audit of our workflow and we
realized the most challenging parts of their web design process was the
waiting and delays.
* Waiting for feedback.
* Waiting for answers.
* Restarting that thing you were working on last week.
* Forgetting what was talked about last month.
* Staff changes at a client's location
* Strategic changes for a client over the development process
So, they made a concerted effort to eliminate risks and improve
communication by removing any unnecessary "empty time" in the project.
What they ended up with is an amazing process that transforms the usual 3-6
month website build process into a two week focused, concerted effort.
This change resulted in a more fun, successful and less risky process for
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