FMS President and founder Luke Chung was selected by Microsoft as a panelist discussing how to run a software consulting business during economically challenging times.
During tough economic times, development teams tend to get smaller while business requirements get larger in an effort to do more with less. The panelists share their insights and experiences gleaned from years of surviving economic ups and downs. There is no one right or wrong way to do development.
Watch the panel discussion with Luke Chung, Stephen Forte, Kent Alstad, Armen Stein, Rockford Lhotka, and Paul Sheriff, emceed by Microsoft's Mary Chipman. The cumulative experience of the panelists encompasses the full range of consulting and vendor experiences spanning the last 20 years.
Learn from their experiences as developers, owners of software firms, managers of development teams, and collaborators with a wide range of customers and environments.
Many ideas, suggestions, and philosophies are offered on making yourself more valuable by understanding your role in your organization, taking advantage of lean times, approaches for rapid application development, and pragmatic ways to address the needs of your organization.
From learning new technologies, diversifying opportunities, and getting a mentor, there are many ways to maximize your value to the organization who's paying you while investing in yourself.
Founded in 1986, FMS is a privately held, small business. Our clients include businesses of all sizes, non-profits, and local and federal government agencies. Our developers serve many local clients in the Mid-Atlantic, Washington DC metropolitan area. We also have clients across the country from California to Massachusetts, and Alaska to Florida, in addition to our international clients. Many of our custom solutions are deployed around the world with language localization support.
With our experience, extensive code library, and tested processes, FMS offers great solutions at very competitive prices. Email or call us at 703-356-4700 to learn more about our consulting services and how our staff of full-time professionals can help you. FMS is located in Tysons Corner in Northern Virginia, just outside of Washington, DC.