Setting up a team...

Thomas McGrath III 3mcgrath at adelphia.net
Fri Mar 24 13:02:19 EST 2006


Hire an experienced Revolution Consultant and then program it  
yourself and introduce your team to it in progress. Then you have  
control over the project instead of someone new to REV who will  
probably try to fit Rev into their thinking instead of their thinking  
into Rev. Secondly, the consultant can teach and inform and consult  
on the best practices and usage during the planing stage and if you  
get into trouble they are already familiar with the project and can  
step in to help in the actual programming.
You team will take the consultants lead and our lead and in the end  
get a great intro to Rev and it's paradigm.

Sounds like a win win to me.

Good luck and as someone on this list told me "Go for it, Just jump  
in and start"

HTH

Tom


On Mar 24, 2006, at 11:47 AM, Stephen Barncard wrote:

> 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
>
> sqb
>
>> 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?
>>
>> Andy.
>
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> stephen barncard
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