Building a Systems Development Team - Starting

Most Systems Development teams start with someone doing report writing or other forms of data extraction and integration, such as creating a dashboard or streamlining through imports.

Steve Jost Profile Picture
Share
Contributors Chris Hodge David Brown
  • Start improving their capabilities in design through books like Information Dashboard Design.
  • Develop capabilities in some of your semi-technical management team members to extract data on their own for ad-hoc business analysis queries.
  • Ensure that your technology infrastructure is running well.
  • Review how integrated your systems are and identify small technology projects for your team to stretch their capabilities.
  • Plan out your top 10 integration projects based on business priorities and build a plan around expected returns, expected costs, time to deliver, and your internal capability gaps, if any. This is an area where an experienced third party can help you avoid problems while accelerating results.

This is Part 15 of an 18-Part Series


Topics Covered in the Series Include:

  • Clarification
  • Software
  • Best Fit
  • Risk
  • Applications

All relationships start with a simple conversation. Let’s schedule some time to talk about your specific challenges and opportunities.


Systems Development Teams for Contractors
Construction technology innovation is accelerating and the contractors that learn how to effectively integrate technology into every aspect of their business will dominate tomorrow. ...

Systems Development Teams for Contractors
Construction technology innovation is accelerating and the contractors that learn how to effectively integrate technology into every aspect of their business will dominate tomorrow. ...

Impacted Productivity - Fighting Back
Fighting back effectively against labor productivity impacts will significantly improve project outcomes including customer satisfaction if handled properly. There are four interrelated aspects to effectively fighting back.
8 Stages of Personal and Team Growth
Exploration expands our context. Learning and deliberate practice builds and demonstrates our individual productivity. Develop team productivity with four levels of leveraging yourself through others. Take an inventory of where you and your team are at.
Crisis Builds Great Companies
How effectively will your contracting business deal with the many changes facing the industry?