“If the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem becomes a nail.” ~ Marshall McLuhan
Here are some people I know and have worked with who are the best at what they do. If you need these services I have no hesitation in recommending them to you:
Paolo Valdemarin – Paolo is social web pioneer, entrepreneur, and co-founder of the State of the Net conference. He helps organisations of all sizes to understand the impact of the social web on their business and build better applications using it.
Annette Kramer – Annette is a specialist in business communication from the board room to the BBC’s Dragon’s Den. She can help you shape and deliver your message to start business conversations that listeners want to continue. Her clients range from corporates like Barclays and Cisco to universities like Cambridge and UCL.
Euan Semple - Euan helps large organisations to understand social media and how it is relevant to their business, encouraging senior team members to take the plunge, and helping them overcome the inevitable challenges of such a change.
Alan Bradburne – Alan is a veteran Ruby/Rails developer who can also handle CTO duties. He’s flexible, professional, and has been around development long enough to know what works and what doesn’t.
Mark Garey – Mark’s a grizzled, but unbowed, system administrator. He can help you tame your systems and keep them humming sweetly. He loves the challenge of figuring out new and complex systems and bringing them under control.
Stuart Robinson - Stu is interactive service designer par excellence. He loves making things and improving behaviour through visualisation. He can help you find better ways to present your ideas and develop them into beautiful, highly usable, interfaces.
John Ngo – John is an entrepreneurial UX designer. He straddles design and code and is fluent in both. He can help you mock up your ideas and turn them into working prototypes.
Joost Schuur – Joost is a passionate product manager and geek. He can help you develop a product concept into a working project and keep everything on track.