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Posts by Andy Stitt

Simplified Series: Project Management – The five process groups of a project

In a project’s life, there are five process groups according to the Project Management Institute’s standard, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOKĀ® Guide). For illustrative purposes, I will call these groups “phases,” even though that may not always be entirely accurate. They are: Initiating: This is where the project is given…

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Simplified Series: Web Analytics – How is your website performing?

Once your website is built and available for anyone to visit, how do you know how well it’s doing? How do you find out where people are going on your website and how they’re interacting with it? The answer: web analytics. Web analytics can give you thousands of statistics on your website, such as how…

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Simplified Series: Project Management – What’s it all about?

Welcome to the first topic of the Simplified Series: project management. Most of what I will talk about is project management according to A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOKĀ® Guide), a standard of the Project Management Institute. So, what’s it all about? A project is a temporary endeavor with a defined…

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Simplified Series – giving you jargon in plain English

Project management, web development, web analytics, technology in general: all four are filled with terms, concepts, and jargon, and it seems that only a select few actually “get it.” That is not true, and I will do my part to make sure that it stays not true. Starting next week, I will publish a series…

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Video for Non-Profits on a Budget

Video for Non-Profits on a Budget Ok, so I paraphrased the title of the blog entry a bit, but the Non-Profit Tech 2.0 blog has a great article on Animoto, which is a video-making service for non-profits. All you do is upload photos, specify text, and add music to the video using their platform, and…

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