Re: [ruby-99] Moving outsourced RoR dev work In-House. What are the first few steps?

From: Jack R.
Sent on: Tuesday, August 2, 2011 5:52 PM
On Aug 2, 2011, at 5:18 PM, Michael Chong wrote:

If I want to put a team together that will bring all of the RoR development that had been outsourced, who do I hire first? RoR Platform Back-end oriented guru? Or more Front-end oriented Rails person? Need your advice on how to build a strong team of 3 or 4 developers starting with "The 1st Engineer".

We prefer to start with the front-end person, in order to get clarity and detail on what's to be built. That's not so much because the order is so important, but rather that interaction design inherently involves multiple show-and-tell cycles. Get that started first, and let it lead the platform / business-rules work.

Jack Repenning
CollabNet Cloud Services
CollabNet, Inc.
8000 Marina Boulevard, Suite 600
Brisbane, California 94005
office: [masked]

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