In 2020, Google announced that their Core Web Vitals measurements, which approximate how quickly a page loads on a mobile device, will become an essential feature of their ranking algorithm.
As a remote-only company, Howard Development & Consulting has worked with many different collaboration tools. And in our experience, the one tool that’s used more widely than any other is Slack.
If there’s one thing owners, employees and contractors agree on, it’s that it is always nice to have some skin in the game, especially when business is thriving. A successful profit-sharing program inspires and motivates your employees. It allows you, as the owner, to give back to your team. It even makes for a great […]
Earlier this year, I transitioned my company to an equal-pay policy. Among our seven software developers, everyone is compensated in an identical way, and those numbers and formulas are public to the whole team. It almost goes without saying that equal pay and financial transparency are good things—they’re critical to closing the wage gap as […]
Learn how to get ahead of your competition by optimizing your WordPress site for Google’s Core Web Vitals, the latest update to their rankings — coming in 2021.
Rob was a recent guest on Susan Boles’ Break the Ceiling podcast to discuss long-term relationships and how he orients his business to build them.
ExpressionEngine 1.x and 2.x are really solid, but they definitely do not work on PHP 7. Because I went through this process a couple times, I’ve now documented it to help you solve the same problem on your legacy sites.
Trello is a web-based Kanban-style list-making app that’s used by teams to organize their projects, especially when using Scrum (like we do).
It can cost your business up to four months of a new employee’s salary to recruit and train them. Instead, learn the three best ways to keep the great web development talent that you already have.
Learn how the principles of managing a team of remote web developers can help you as we all adjust to working from home because of COVID-19.