PHP Web Application Development – The Value of Smart Planning in Development
Challenges in Offshore Web Development Outsourcing
If you’ve outsourced web application development, or worked as a programmer or project leader of development team, you’ve definitely experienced the difficult strive towards meeting a deadline. Time always seems to be a constraint. The client may bring up changes which he or she feels should have been understood by the development team (sometimes rightfully and other times not) which further puts pressure on the team to deliver faster than what they may be able to. At least without proper planning that is.
Focus on Core Functionality
I’ve been a stakeholder in two projects lately where after a considerable amount of hours being put into development the testing of the web application has been initiated and the person testing (either a client or quality assurance staff) had found essential core functionality not working properly. How and why does this happen? The development team had in both cases been working hard and sincerely but unfortunately had a too broad focus. They had been too busy completing all functionality and had failed to keep a constant focus on the core processes and purpose of the system developed.
That something like this happens is not always the fault of one side, like the development team or the client. There are actions that both sides can take to speed up delivery time and improve the quality of the final web application. Even though the client’s time is always dear it’s a fact that the web projects … Read More