This is the most commonly preferred basis of operation. Companies from different countries outsource one or more internal projects or their customers’ projects to a third party service provider, who will be the one responsible for putting up the team to work on the outsourced projects. In this project type, scope and duration of projects are specified and are usually accomplished in a brief period of time.
For a continuous flow of projects to be outsourced, long-term project type is applicable. Long-term project type requires a dedicated production team to work on your project with sustained level of determination. In the Long-term project type, it’s like having WEBHOUSE ASIA as your in-house web service provider.
For projects of this type, Staff Leasing and Dedicated Virtual Web Team are ideal resource setup.
This is perfect for clients with a clear picture of the project requirements, usually small and simple projects that can be accomplished in a short period of time.
This is ideal for Clients who need one or two fulltime staff to do the project requirements. The staff will perform the specified tasks, depending on the agreed period of time. In this setup, the Client can give instructions direct to the dedicated staff.
Dedicated Virtual Web Team
Dedicated virtual web team is the best solution for special projects requiring an eagle-eyed attention. Having your virtual team in the Philippines is like having an extension of your own IT Department committed to giving all your marketing needs.×
The dedicated AE will get all necessary data for the project such as website’s core features, functionalities, design and other relevant information such as nature of business, goal and intention for putting up a website.
Afterwards, the dedicated AE will then consult the Technical Team to 1) check the feasibility of the project 2) derive better suggestions and 3) to avoid confusion during the next phases.
After assessment and consultation, assigned AE will draft the website proposal and quotation (Job Order) for the project. All legal documents must be signed before proceeding with the next step.×
In this phase, the team members for the project will be formed based on the client’s requirements and qualifications.×
The assigned AE will go through the details, present the agreement to the team and discuss the intention/goal of each feature. By the end of the review, AE must assure that the team has a clear idea of the project and everything is aligned as agreed.
Roles, Assignments and Project Charter
Once all features are reviewed, the team will now determine each member’s assignments and role. The Project Manager will draft a Project Charter where all tasks and responsibilities are indicated. This document will serve as guide for the team throughout the development, not only on who will do what, but they will also be aligned with all project deliverables and projected timeline. This also involves research and development×
Two design studies will be presented to Client. He/she will be given time to provide comments. From the chosen design, the web designer will begin to construct its layout and refine details and basically bring the client’s ideas to life.
The web designer will work on the specification of the project, delivering a well converted design guided by the standard programming, set functions and interactivity and applying effects that are flexible and innovative.
Integration to platform
Once the design is converted to HTML, it may now be integrated to the platform that will be used.×
This is the process of actually building the website. In this phase, all core features are installed and implemented. Along with this, all the subpages are being set up.
Once all pages are set, the programmer may now populate the website. If the client insists, the team may use dummy contents or stock photos as fillers. But preferably, the actual contents must be placed in so that it will be ready for the website launch.
Once all is set, the programmer should test the website’s functionalities, validate forms and ensure that the process flow is attained.×
Polishing and Quality Assurance
Quality assurance can be done during or after website development. In line with the development, the team must ensure the quality of the website and must pass internal testing, debugging & malware checking and browser compatibility.
Once all functionalities specified on the Job Order have been delivered and prior to the website’s launching, the final billing statement will be sent by the Accounting Department and must be settled on/before its due date. Otherwise, penalties will be applied.
The Project Manager must secure all website materials, source files, back-up files, back-end access and turn it over to the client. These can be presented through CD or a zipped file.
On the file transfer, the Project Manager should also include documentations and access such as Admin Tutorial/Manual, cPanel Administration and Microsoft Outlook (email) configuration.
The Project Manager must also present the Sign-Off sheet to certify that Webhouse ASIA was able to deliver a full and functional website and is free from any further obligation or duty unless otherwise agreed upon.×