You're about to embark upon your first custom software build, but you're terrified at the breadth of terminology and wary of consultants nickel-and-diming you. Or maybe you've engaged a software consultant before and are jaded from the experience, hoping that maybe your next experience won't leave you feeling burned, helpless, and penniless.
You know full well a custom software solution—a web application, a mobile application, or an internal enterprise tool—could really boost your productivity and increase revenue. You've done the numbers. You've read your customer feedback. But you're still anxious and confused by the process.
You probably know that, had your failed software project succeeded, it would have resulted in:
You know all of that, but still don't act. You're paralyzed by missed deadlines, overrun budgets, runaway consultants, and changing requirements.
What if there were a way—a framework—for succeeding in software projects every time? What if before you begin your next project, you knew:
My free book Why Software Projects Fail offers that framework. In this companion to your hiring and discovery process, you'll learn how to inform your next decisions and to empower yourself along the way.
In the book, you'll learn: