The Nature of Expert Reports
Expert witness reports on websites rarely avoid technical content but this must be explained, ideally, so that someone who has never seen a website would understand the conclusions.
Focusing on matters in hand and instructions given is a requirement for an expert and helps bring clarity. Rather than diverging into unwanted areas, an expert can address any misunderstanding on points the parties are already looking at.
They can also add new dimensions to existing views, remove technical barriers and relate points of dispute to what should have taken place. An example of this is looking at the relationship between web developer and client, an aspect often featured in our reports
Analysing Business Value
Whilst a website in itself consists of files, images and databases on a server, the purpose of the website can be a core point. Have business objectives been met, is the website able to be managed by a business and serve their clients.
The need to work with search engines may be a related, or specifically contracted point. A complex area, as full of myths as reality, yet one we specialise in. We have worked with market leaders to try to make search engine optimisation better understood.
A website, or domain may also have a monetary value, or be expected to add value to a business. These can be assessed and as with the purpose of the website, fully explained,