People Say Michael Yacavone Is...

Brilliant... Caring... Capable... Engaged... Driven... Multi-Talented... Visionary... Wise... Trusted... Ambitious... Collaborative... Effective...
— Comments from clients and colleagues
"You're an amazing intellectual catalyst."
— Chip Evans, The Branding Idea
"Our business goal was ambitious but the resulting product addresses it effortlessly, with little intervention required of our staff. It was a pleasure to work with you on this effort, and we could not be more pleased with the result. Your expertise was a great asset."
— Meg Houston Maker, Dartmouth College Development
"I was especially appreciative of your ability to engender a sense of collective responsibility among the Center's staff for a positive outcome. Not only did everyone feel an equal partner in the process, but they also feel invested in the on-going success."
— Roxanne Waldner, Rockefeller Center
"Your pragmatic approach to the challenges we faced certainly helped me to maintain some perspective on the project. We have built a solid foundation for our service due in large part through your guidance."
— Patricia Erwin, Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection
"Thank you for your excellent work. Your insightful advice helped us create a user-centered information architecture. The user-testing sessions gave us confidence in the project direction. Your methodology provided a clear path, and we are thrilled with the outcome."
— Alison Findon, Thayer School of Engineering
"We collaborated with Yacavone on a large multi-user custom database software project. Michael had an outstanding ability to manage the project, achieving consensus among the purchasing, engineering, and sales departments, and acting as the 'user advocate' in the software design process. He had key insights into the technical challenges and worked with us closely to formulate solutions that made the application successful in the day-to-day operation of the client."
— Richard Dweck, 3RD Millennium, Inc.
"I would like to compliment you and your staff on a job well done. It was a pleasure to work with you on this project and I hope to work with you again on future projects."
— Mike Ziolkowski, Senior Art Director, Noble Steed Associates, Inc.
"You created a very well-designed website. It's informative, entertaining and clean in its design. Kudos all around."
— Michael Golden, Comptroller, State of Maryland
Best Education Website in New Hampshire. Colby-Sawyer College and Michael Yacavone captured first place in the 2004 NH Internet Awards for Best Education Website in the State of New Hampshire. "Michael Yacavone has been an invaluable partner for the Information Resources department at Colby-Sawyer College. He is an objective and insightful facilitator and consultant for our website and attendant issues. He has helped us design, implement and maintain our 2,000 page website from the very beginning, while remaining mindful of our budgetary constraints."
— Bill Bitzer, Director of Information Resources, Colby-Sawyer College


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