Tag Archives: web development

SXSW Interactive 2013 in Pictures

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The Intervals team recently returned from another week-long stint in Austin, Texas, for the 2013 SXSW Interactive Festival. We had lots of fun, and discovered once again that there is a lot of good stuff going on outside the official venues. And if you walk as much as we did, you are guaranteed to find […]

What do Lego and Web Development have in Common?

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This week is the 55th anniversary of  when Godtfred Kirk Christiansen patented the Lego brick in 1958. Such a simple concept would go on to define the toy industry, and most of our childhoods. I was, and still am, a Lego fanatic. Playing with Lego contributed heavily to my working in Web development. Now that […]

The Oft Forgotten Post-Launch Phase of Web Design and Development Projects

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Web design and development agencies have clearly defined processes for building and launching web sites. The process typically covers every phase of a web design and development project — from signing the contract to pushing the final web site live. I’ve seen creative naming conventions used for project phases; for example, Discover, Design, Develop, Deploy. […]

Why Fixed Bid Contracts are Awful for Web Design and Development Projects

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The Web design and development industry is often characterized as being on the bleeding edge of technology. Web designers pushing the limits of HTML and CSS  to create new interactive experiences. Web developers bending servers, databases and code to deliver faster web-based apps. The flexibility of the technology powering the web enables us to respond […]

Three Ways to Charge Web Design and Development Clients

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The web design and development process is a relatively straightforward one. From sketching out ideas to writing code. From managing the project to delivering the final work to the client. The process is routine (but not monotonous), stimulating and rewarding. But when it comes time to discuss getting paid for that work we tend to […]

Getting Started with a Web Design and Development Time and Materials Contract

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Several of our Intervals customers and blog readers have been asking about our past experience creating Time and Materials contracts for client web site design and development. Questions about contract terms, amount of detail, formatting, delivery, signing and payment. To help answer those questions, and get you started with a strong foundation, we’re offering our Time […]