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How interested are you in the business side of Software Development?

Survey period: 13 Feb 2023 to 20 Feb 2023

Identifying the opportunity, defining the Product, picking your target market, developing sales collateral. Is this something you love to get your teeth into, or your absolute nightmare?

OptionVotes% 
I deeply love the business of Software Development7411.97
I enjoy it, but it's not my life's calling10016.18
I'm involved in it when I must, but don't seek it out18329.61
I know nothing about it.579.22
I avoid it as much as possible9014.56
I have no desire to touch anything to do with the business side of coding.11418.45



 
GeneralI am ready to pull that lope Pin
DyBLACK15-Apr-23 5:46
DyBLACK15-Apr-23 5:46 
GeneralMissing option: development with business concerns in mind Pin
Gary Wheeler15-Feb-23 2:17
Gary Wheeler15-Feb-23 2:17 
I have neither the background, skill, nor temperament to handle the business side. That said, I understand the need for the work I do to meet business needs. The last four options in the survey all have a contemptuous tone toward business which doesn't match my thinking.

I am very fortunate to have a boss who handles business well, and moreover can explain it so that I and the other members of my team understand why a request is made. Importantly, he doesn't try to dictate how we implement it. Very often the combination lets us meet the request in a holistic manner that's better for everyone.
Software Zen: delete this;

GeneralI'd like to know the value for my customer Pin
Shmoken9914-Feb-23 10:29
Shmoken9914-Feb-23 10:29 
Generalall Devs should take at least 1 intro to business Pin
maze314-Feb-23 2:30
professionalmaze314-Feb-23 2:30 
GeneralI would be willing to learn about it Pin
Cpichols14-Feb-23 1:58
Cpichols14-Feb-23 1:58 
Generalnon-commercial sales Pin
BryanFazekas14-Feb-23 1:35
BryanFazekas14-Feb-23 1:35 
GeneralNo desire to know more about this Pin
Daniel Pfeffer13-Feb-23 3:46
professionalDaniel Pfeffer13-Feb-23 3:46 
GeneralI've never written software that was sold on Pin
pkfox13-Feb-23 0:37
professionalpkfox13-Feb-23 0:37 
GeneralRe: I've never written software that was sold on Pin
maze314-Feb-23 2:34
professionalmaze314-Feb-23 2:34 
GeneralRe: I've never written software that was sold on Pin
pkfox14-Feb-23 23:25
professionalpkfox14-Feb-23 23:25 
GeneralRe: I've never written software that was sold on Pin
TNCaver15-Feb-23 3:12
TNCaver15-Feb-23 3:12 
GeneralSometimes crazy Pin
Amarnath S12-Feb-23 23:22
professionalAmarnath S12-Feb-23 23:22 
GeneralI'd love to know more about it Pin
den2k8812-Feb-23 21:16
professionalden2k8812-Feb-23 21:16 

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