The minot process is simple - listen to the client, and
deliver what they need. By leveraging experienced professionals
versed both in methodical project management and dependable
Web design and development techniques, reliable online solutions
are produced to meet each specific client. A proven process
is employed for each client project - big or small - to ensure
that each client has visibility into the project and an open
channel for communication every step of the way.
STAGE ONE | EXPLORATION and DISCOVERY
The first stage, Exploration
and Discovery, is when minot listens, learns
and provides the foundation for project success. minot professionals
explore the fundamental aspects of each client's business,
study existing brand identity, investigate everything from
content functionality to technology architecture to fully
comprehend the scope and impact of each project. This first
stage allows minot to help a client focus its new e-business
objectives and produce a solid and reliable project plan -
one that is proven for success.
STAGE TWO | PLANNING
Stage two, Planning,
defines a comprehensive blueprint that outlines all project
details prior to beginning development, design and production.
minot works closely with clients to devise asset lists, functionality
specifications, technical requirements and outline the business
logic behind the project. This enables each client the ability
to communicate and understand exactly what will be delivered
and how. All project deliverables are outlined during this
phase and every one is optimized for maximum cost-efficiency.
STAGE THREE | DEVELOPMENT and PRODUCTION
Development and Production
is stage three and involves the actual execution of project
deliverables. The various minot groups deliver on the project.
The design group completes the graphic objectives, the production
group transposes the designs into functioning web pages, and
the system architects complete construction of customized
database applications and publishing tools. All project deliverables
are complete and the client has visibility into the final
product as it begins to take shape and materialize.
STAGE FOUR | DEPLOYMENT
Stage four, Deployment,
encompasses the transfer of project deliverables and the integration
of those items into the client environment. The minot
quality assurance team analyzes all elements of production
for accuracy, usability and adherence to project specifications,
including the overall desired user experience. A style guide
and technical documentation may also be delivered during this
STAGE FIVE | CUSTOMER SATISFACTION
The final stage, Customer Satisfaction,
begins once the production process and project is complete.
minot constantly seeks to enhance and expand the project
goals and achievements of each client. An on-going sense of
ownership and responsibility drives long-term relationship
and the desire to ensure that each client is happy with end
result not just now, but always. A happy client makes a happy