- May 1, 2015
- Posted by: Vishal Shah
- Category: Software Development
Software Developers are very different from normal employees in the behaviour and qualities. This blog will make it easier for software managers to understand this unique group of employees. This will also through light on the difficulties faced by the IT managers and give you an insight of their problems in case you are not from the IT Industry.
Sharp Minded: This is an attribute which we can find in Developers which gives them above average IQ’s and makes this an exciting opportunity to contend with. Due to this special characteristic in an Experienced Software Developer you should delegates challenging tasks to keep them engaged in their work.
Hiring Developers: This is a tall task and may take a lot of time if you have not had the opportunity to hire a skilled software developer previously. The pay scale is not the only governing factor to hire a specified skilled developer .You also have to provide a favourable working environment which will attract the best people. In the Software Development industry you will have be clued on to the cultural differences of the staff as well as the project content and current skills the team members possess. A proper assessment of the candidate and opinions and suggestions from the employers can assist you in choosing the correct candidate and preventing waste of time.
Narrow Specialization: You must realise that Developers are narrowly specialised and you cannot replace one developer with another easily. This can affect the flexibility of project planning. Losing a developer can cause a permanent loss of Knowledge and skill for the company Opti Matrix.
Introvert Mindset: Your daily communications and feedbacks towards the work done can impact the experienced Software developer greatly in overcoming their inherent introvert characteristic. They have to be motivated through interactive encouragement.
Diverse Abilities: Replacing a team member can be difficult as the experienced software developer has diverse skills in their field which cannot be substituted for another in a specific project.
Management Skills: A Software Developer doesn’t aspire to have a management job. Their focus is on writing code and developing software and nothing can dither their need to spend quality time with their near and dear.