Posted by Jason Sherrill on 4/29/2014
Usually the first question prospective clients hope I can answer quickly is, “How much is this going to cost?” That’s a reasonable question, but unless you know exactly what you want and can provide detailed specifications to your development team, you're not likely to receive an estimate with high degree of accuracy. In most situations, you'll achieve a better outcome by sharing your budget amount with a trustworthy partner and asking, "I have X dollars available for this project. How can I best maximize my value in this project?"
Posted by Jason Sherrill on 4/23/2014
Banks are naturally concerned when a customer reports that her security software is identifying the bank's website as a potential phishing site. In many cases, these reports are false positives and do not mean that someone has compromised your website, but there are steps that you should take to ensure the safety of your website and to assure your customers that the site is safe.
Posted by Jason Sherrill on 5/24/2013
Peninsula Bank is nestled in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, a region where you can still have snowball fights in July, but people are unusually warm & friendly. When the awesome folks there asked us if we could help them modernize their website, we were happy to oblige.
Posted by Jason Sherrill on 4/12/2013
The Filene Research Institute unveiled its latest cool web app called Mintuition (www.mintuition.org). Mintuition will help students and parents better evaluate college and career choices by helping to quantify the Return on Tuition a student can expect after completing a degree from various colleges. Filene gets all the credit for the data analysis and fancy algorithms driving the web app, but we’re quite proud of the responsive design and slick code driving the app.
Posted by Jason Sherrill on 2/4/2013
When you upload documents, such as PDFs or Word files, to your website you may be unwittingly divulging information that could prove useful to hackers and other outside parties. If you’ve had any sort of vulnerability assessment performed on your website, you may see a reference to this metadata existing on your website. While it’s a relatively low risk threat, to stay in the good graces of your risk department, you’ll likely want to remove this data from documents before you publish to your website.