Author: Andy Stitt

Simplified Series: Web Development – Intro to HTML

HTML is one of the basic building blocks of any webpage. In this post, we’re going to go through the steps of creating a basic page using HTML. Webpages are created using HTML tags, which signify exactly what you want on the page. There are paragraph tags (which say “put the paragraphs here”), heading tags […]

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 […]

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 […]

Simplified Series: Web Development – Intro to the basic website building blocks

Chances are, if you’re not a complete web geek like me, you’ve heard the term web design plenty of times, but perhaps not the term web development. Here’s the difference: Web design is the process of designing what the website will look like, from the background color to the font sizes and everything in between. […]

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 […]

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 […]