C H A P T E R  11

Practicing and Testing in the Cloud

In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.

—Yogi Berra

As I am writing this chapter, I am in the middle of the first phase of a midsized SharePoint communication and collaboration portal project. A recent meeting brought me to again realize how crucial visualization is to so many people: They just can’t look at your navigational and site structure mind maps and understand how their site will look and how it will work. At this point in the project, I could have opened up the Balsamiq mockups, but I had already shown the beautifully rendered comps of what the landing pages looked like. However, one member of the client team (an owner of the content ...

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