Setting up a team...

Stephen Barncard stephenREVOLUTION at
Fri Mar 24 11:47:27 EST 2006

Rev is natural to me...But I've been xtalking since 1988.
My gut says hire a rev-experienced person first so management can see 
the thing work sooner. Quicker results = success


>At the moment we do websites and that's it. However, we've recently been
>bidding for bigger and bigger jobs that although the customer thinks "hey,
>that'd be cool on a browser", I think that their users (internal that is)
>would feel far happier with a client application. So, as the Tech director
>of the company, it's my job to source the best method of doing these things.
>Now, I got RunRev as a hobby thing. I like programming and I like the
>challenge of new stuff, and this seemed a good toy to take me away from the
>humdrum of office life (busman's holiday I know, but us geeks are like
>that). However while I'm sat in a meeting the other day listening to some
>requirements, it hit me like a bolt that RunRev could do all and more of
>what was required.
>So, totally hypothetical at the moment, but let's say we decided to write
>some stuff in RunRev. We've got a small dev team of three PHP programmers
>and although they may find it fun, we really don't want them to take their
>eye off the ball. So I have a dilemma. Do I go looking for a RunRev
>programmer, do I freelance our requirements or do I take someone on and
>train them in the art of Transcript?
>Open discussion really, what would you do?

stephen barncard
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