Recently I wrote about the differences in the expectations, understanding and objectives of the 3 main stakeholders in any web development/business relationship namely the client, the web company and the ethical web professional. I hinted that I may try to come up with a few strategies for dealing with these conflicts from the point of view of the web professional. Well I have and here are 3 of them.
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When it comes to web solutions, websites, web applications or any combination of these, it has become increasingly clear to me over the years that we are dealing with 3 very different sets of expectations, understanding and objectives. Be assured, not everyone will be singing from the same song sheet. If you are the web professional in this scenario then it will be useful to be aware of this so you can manage the situation. If you are either of the other two parties in this trio it may be useful to educate yourself a little . In a follow up post I hope to suggest a few strategies for dealing with this revelation, but for now lets just explain a little about each stakeholder
Having spent the last 8 months working with a trainee and taking it upon myself to give them a firm grounding in all aspects of web development, I decided to write this article which is primarily aimed at young school leavers or under graduates hoping to embark on a career in the web industry . Of course those of you reading who are yourselves involved in the industry and have a few years experience behind you may like to add your own ideas on what you feel are the 3 most important skills to acquire.
I know I said there would be no jargon, but in case any web terms slip out you will have to forgive me, after all I use them everyday. So if you hear me saying “I’ll have the wireframes available shortly for heuristic testing”? Hopefully the list below will shed some light.