Pragmatic web project planning from Sam Barnes

John Reeve | June 10th, 2009 | ,

Sam Barnes has posted a great article differentiating corporate project management needs from those of a smaller web design or development agency, while also revealing how much the two perspectives have in common. If you are struggling with managing web projects, read this article. Meanwhile, consider these wise words when dismissing the importance of planning out your next web project:

The truth is many small agencies and freelancers do not yet possess the skills to confidently plan a web project in its entirety. While I can only implore both to start learning, I do however feel this reason is often used as an excuse to dismiss web project planning as a “waste of time” (I really have heard this said with my own, rather large, ears. I swear I almost fainted).

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