With a book to finish and Christmas descending, the Boagworld blog and podcast is shutting its doors for a few weeks.
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This week on the Boagworld web design podcast, should clients be the ultimate decision maker about design and is web design education failing?
Every year in the build up to Christmas I share my top ten gift ideas for the geek in your life. This year is no exception.
Everybody fears negative feedback and most of us tend to avoid it. But feedback is a crucial component of the web design process. We must learn to manage our fears.
This week on the Boagworld web design podcast, quality vs speed and what is the job of a web designer anyway?
Ensuring a website is consistent and easy to maintain are two of the biggest headaches faced by larger organisations. Fortunately pattern libraries can help.
In the next season of the podcast we explore the impact of the web on business, but is it really as significant as web professionals would claim?
When working as part of an internal web team you face politics, bureaucracy and company culture incompatible with the web. How then can you ever get anything constructive done?
Clients like to have the ultimate say about design sign-off, but are they best qualified to make that decision? If not, then what is the alternative?
Good user interface design is about attention to detail. Get those details wrong and you risk frustrating the user. Take the simple example of showing an email address on your website.
Unfortunately there will be no podcast this week, but we will be back on Friday 22nd November.
Many complain that web design education is failing to prepare new graduates for working in the industry. But is it fair that graduates blame their courses if they fail to get a job?
One thing has become clear over the last decade - large web projects inevitably run over budget, move slowly and often fail to deliver. Fortunately new approaches are emerging that buck this trend.
This week on the Boagworld web design podcast, we discuss whether we should make our rates public and if business objectives are more important than user needs.
With the web moving so fast, how do you keep up-to-date with the latest innovations?