Re: Working with developers (was Re: About The Cloud: Quick-Read Suggestions)

Subject: Re: Working with developers (was Re: About The Cloud: Quick-Read Suggestions)
From: Stuart Burnfield <slb -at- westnet -dot- com -dot- au>
To: Techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 5 Apr 2013 08:50:45 +0800 (WST)

Thanks Anne, some good tips.


>From : Anne Robotti:
> I've gotten on the good side of many a developer with the phrase,
> "I booked an hour, but I've really narrowed it down to one question,
> can I just ask it and get out of your way?" Also, application access
> helps - I get it the first day in a dev environment whenever possible.
> When the software does something really cool, I let them see that
> I think it's really cool. Often they think it's really cool too - and if
> they thought of it to satisfy a rather standard business requirement,
> they're often happy to tell me about their thought processes and
> how they came up with the idea, and from THOSE conversations
> I gain a wealth of helpful knowledge. Not just about them, but
> about the software, the business, the users, etc.
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