methodfive will work with The Economist to develop a strategy to enable The
Economist Web site to achieve its goals. The site currently claims 500,000
monthly unique users. The project will include business planning, technology
evaluation and design. Billings were not disclosed.
“We were greatly impressed by methodfive’s collaborative methodology and
breadth of experience and expertise in providing Web solutions for
content-rich online sites,” said Andrew McGregor, Web director for
methodfive offers professional services for the creation, support and
expansion of large-scale Web initiatives. Services are tailored to the media,
retail and financial services industries. Clients have included the Journal
Register Co., Miller Freeman, Jupiter
Communications, ICL/Fujitsu, The National Geographic Society, Merrill
Lynch, HotJobs.com and BBC Online.