They will take significantly longer than you think.
Whatever estimate you think it will take to complete the project, triple it. Let us use our combined 15+ years web experience to help you estimate a realistic timeline for your project. We have seen and done it all and nearly every time we communicate a timeline, the project owner is surprised. Remember, yours won’t be the only project we are working on. We are juggling a lot of projects at any one time with limited resources. We cannot provide a timeline for your project in isolation. We are not trying to delay getting your site launched. We simply want to provide you with the most realistic timeline for success.
For a project to be accepted into the Web Grant Program, it should adhere to the following guidelines:
Projects that have been submitted in the past that were accepted into the grant program include:
Other ideas for plausible projects include:
There are some self-service options available at Tufts which are outlined below but there are no services available outside the Web Grant Program that will project manage, write, and create your website. The self-service options are designed for faculty and staff to work on them independently. Several groups have taken advantage of self-service technology and have achieved desired results.
Self-Service Website Options at Tufts