After spelling out our needs in enough detail that we have a starting point for negotiations with a web development firm, the next big question is: How do we pick one? There are really five criteria to determine which developer is best for you: size of firm, location, client list, depth of skill, and organizational compatibility. Richard goes over the first three and continues this series next week.
We've spelled out our needs with enough detail that we at least have a starting point for negotiations with a web development firm. The next big question is: How do we pick one?
There are really five criteria to determine which developer is best for you:
Guess what? I'm out of space for this week. ClickZ is kicking me off my soapbox. Tune in next week when we'll talk about criteria numbers 4 and 5 (Depth of Skill and Organizational Compatibility, respectively). Then we'll finish up with how to compare the proposals you get back. And what to ask for when negotiating the final contract.
See you then!
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