Putting a College in the Cloud

Putting a College in the Cloud

When Mcdaniel College’s infrastructure requirements had outgrown their previous web hosting solution, they relied on Willett + Associates for a technical solution and a roadmap for their expansion.

Refreshing the McDaniel College Website

Refreshing the McDaniel College Website

Change is inevitable, and while McDaniel College wasn't ready for a full site redesign, the original fixed width templates of the site were not responsive on mobile devices. More then an inconvenience for their mobile users, a fixed width site takes a significant hit...

Learning 2015 – Top 5 Takeaways

Learning 2015 – Top 5 Takeaways

You know it's a great conversation with Sal Khan when you forget to ask for a picture together. (with Elliot Masie) I was very fortunate to be able to attend Learning 2015 this year.  For those to don't know, it's a 3 day conference of Learning Professionals in...

Take One Off the Shelf…

Take One Off the Shelf…

I had a conversation with a potential client regarding the value of a custom built Content Management System (CMS) as opposed to one available commercially "Off the Shelf" (COTS).  They had been told their needs were unique and only a Custom application would work. It...

Spending time with CreativeLive

Spending time with CreativeLive

One of the learning sites I've been looking at recently has been CreativeLive. If you've never visited the site, you owe it to yourself to take a look. There is quite a bit of content there, but the most unique part is their delivery model. New presentations...

Fixing my Brother DS mobile 600 scanner

Fixing my Brother DS mobile 600 scanner

I, like a number of people going paperless, purchased a Brother DS mobile 600 scanner.  It's small, cheap and its powered through the USB port, so it's nearly perfect.  Except the paper slips and it doesn't scan properly. It wouldn't scan because it only grabbed the...

Neuroscience Department – Johns Hopkins Site Launch

Neuroscience Department – Johns Hopkins Site Launch

While no one was looking, we went ahead and produced a new website for the Neuroscience Department of Johns Hopkins University. The site just launched with a fully dynamic homepage designed to highlight the world class faculty, the research and the publications. The...

WikiStim.org Site Launch

WikiStim.org Site Launch

We recently launched a new site for physicians searching for peer reviewed research on modulation based pain remediation.  Using Wordpress behind the scenes, we pushed the boundaries of a typical WP site with over 1500 pages and 200 (!) custom fields.  It also have...

People Places Thin.gs Site Launch

People Places Thin.gs Site Launch

Every once in a while we get to work on a personal project. Today we launched a site for Technical Director Don Willett that highlights his portfolio of photographic work.  This project uses Wordpress for the backend and a unique responsive one page template.  You...

The Lisa Vogel Agency Site Launch

The Lisa Vogel Agency Site Launch

Kevin from CSDG designed a beautiful homepage concept to introduce The Lisa Vogel Agency.  We developed the site (http://www.lisavogelagency.com) with responsive design and full HTML 5 standards compliance.  There is substantial jQuery work to handle the typography...