To CMS or not to CMS...
I found myself in a conversation this week about using a CMS or not when building websites. Specifically, I mentioned the power of WordPress, which has gone beyond being just a blog platform to a powerful CMS for building non-trivial websites. The other side of the conversation took the stance that the nature of the sites they build are not usually subject to frequent modifications or updates....
Risk = Effect x Probability It’s not just the big, unlikely stuff, but the common mundane stuff that will more likely impact you. This is an important project management concept from a non-PM source. [Link to original at Big Think, with transcript]
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds...– … George Bernard Shaw
It’s difficult to be open-minded. It’s really damn hard to be open-minded and a...– More at…Insight: It’s difficult to be open-minded. It… - (37signals)
A way-cool “music” generator. It would be a big time-sink for me if my wife wasn’t violently “allergic” to repetitive Glass/Reich-like music. Here’s what got her attention [Link]
Designing Hyperlinks: Tips and Best Practices →
Addressing the core element of a web page.
How to work with a designer who is new to the web... →
Q. Working with print designer who is just getting into web and they want to control everything. Any advice on how to deal with them? [Link – Jeffrey Zeldman Presents The Daily Report]
Morgan Spurlock - The Greatest TED Talk Ever Sold Watch for uncomfortable silence from “brand pros” at the 10:00-minute mark.
Dealing with the short shelf-life of social media messages.