posts tagged ‘Business 101

A Designer’s Many Hats

By James Caldwell | Published: March 4th, 2009

Lately I have heard a lot of people describe and define what it means to be a leader, an entrepreneur, an innovator and a designer. Each of these requires various skills to succeed and each is hard to master. To an extent, each seems too complex to properly describe.

Stages of an Online Project

By James Caldwell | Published: January 13th, 2009

One of the very first important issues I had to deal with when starting my first business was how to effectively manage a client through a project. At first the jobs were relatively small, so I reinvented the wheel with each of my clients, but that quickly became tiresome and besides I was focusing on the business fundamentals of project timelines more than that of the creative. Then the jobs became larger and more complex and I knew I had to make some time and figure out a process description that would allow me to handle any potential project.

Stages of a project

Stages of a project

Change Management

By James Caldwell | Published: January 9th, 2009

It is important, or rather necessary, to detail any changes that you or your company make on the request of a client and you must keep a proper record of all changes implemented during a project’s lifecycle. More often than not it will be the duty of the Producer/Project Manger to ensure the implementation and documentation but everyone is responsible to communicate those changes.