Are time estimates useless?

Are time estimates useless

Building websites and general development activities are notoriously difficult to give time estimates for. Ask most developers and they’ll tell you that estimates are often a pain in their backsides. But, understandably, everybody always wants to know how long things are going to take. There’s nothing wrong with that at all. We all expect to … Read more

Development best practice vs. best value

Development best practice vs best value

This week we’re talking about something a little controversial… Best practice vs best value in development. Anyone who’s spent any significant time around developers and coders, often hears the phrase “best practice”. In the industry, there are generally accepted guidelines. These cover how to approach and solve problems, write code, and deliver a product or service. … Read more

Scope Creep: Don’t let the creep monster in

Stop the creep monster!

“Could we just…?”“Could we maybe…?”“How long to…?” If you’ve been asked (or are asking) these questions then it sounds like you are suffering from scope creep! But, not to fear, there are ways to prevent this condition derailing all of your projects! Make sure you’ve got a dedicated project manager to keep new requests under … Read more

Your next WordPress theme

GeneratePress - your next wordpress theme

If you’re thinking about building a new WordPress site, one of the most crucial decisions you’ll have to make is what theme to use. Picking your next WordPress theme early on is going to save you countless hours of frustration and headaches and, most importantly, money in the long run.  GeneratePress is our theme of … Read more

Do you keep forgetting to follow up emails you’re waiting for a reply on?

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If you keep forgetting to follow up emails, rest assured, one of Sox Digital’s co-founders is just like you! Here are some tips and tricks we’ve picked up to manage the goldfish memory… OutlookIf you use Outlook for your emails, you’re probably well aware you can “flag” emails. But did you know that you can … Read more