I am embarking on a nine-day, 1500-mile bike ride in early April 2014. My first thought was, “Am I fit enough for this?” That was immediately followed by, “HOW do I prepare for this?” As I began the process of planning and scheduling, I realized that preparing for this event isn’t so different than the work I do every day as a QA and Project Manager with Unleashed Technologies.

As manager of Unleashed Technologies' quality and assurance efforts, I always have a lot to say when it comes to website QA testing. After a number of years of delivering and testing applications of all sizes and shapes, there are several items that rank as the top items to be considered before launching and to be tested time and time again.


It doesn’t take long on any project, regardless of genre, to be introduced to scope creep. It is an inherent aspect of IT development. Call it scope creep, requirements creep, call it whatever you want, it is added features or uncontrolled changes that are outside the scope of a project. Scope creep comes about so easily and also, so elusively. A simple discussion about the “what ifs” and before you know it the project scope has expanded beyond the original objectives. The problem with Scope Creep is, as new functionality is added; nothing else gets adjusted, such as funding or schedule. 

Scope creep can be the result of one or several common scenarios.


Regardless of the type of contract you have with your web development firm, we all want the same thing, getting the most for our money. Not surprisingly, Unleashed Technologies wants you to get the most for your money, too. We want you to capitalize on our services.

In this post, I’ll provide several tips on how to capitalize on your web development firm’s expertise, whether that is phone calls, brainstorming website enhancements, or keeping your site current. It all comes down to “billable hours”, right? Regardless of contract type, Time and Materials or Fixed Price, both are based on the number of hours worked or estimated.

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The practice of Grosinger, Spigelman, & Grey (GSG) has established themselves as Michigan’s leading eye care physicians. Their extensive experience and dedication to exceptional patient care has made their practice the go-to place for LASIK surgery, cataract surgery, corneal transplant and more.

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Why Blog?

That is a very good question. Way back when, I used to think that bloggers were more full-of-themselves than having worthwhile content to deliver. Well – that impression was quickly eradicated when I saw what a conversation builder a single blog post could create and I realized how valuable an asset a blog is to a company’s core business.

Unleashed Technologies, LLC is excited to announce the launch of FEMA's website, www.femaflavor.org. The non-profit association, Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association of the United States, is comprised of flavor manufacturers, flavor users, flavor ingredient suppliers, and others with an interest in the U.S. flavor industry. They were founded in 1909 and are the national association of the U.S. flavor industry.

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Section 508, Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 508 Compliance and the web, Americans with Disabilities Act - what are these things? You hear these terms volleyed about, but what are people referring to?

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Recently, I discussed general information about Quality Assurance Testing and the benefits of performing it on a website during development. Today, I’d like to tell you about some of the specifics we at Unleashed Technologies look for during QA testing of our clients’ websites.

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Let’s face it, quality assurance (QA) testing adds hours to the development lifecycle. We could interpret that as: performing QA testing is expensive. However, the cost of not performing QA testing is even more expensive!

What is Quality Assurance Testing?