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Web Site Offers Easy Way to Evaluate Strength of Development Teams

Scripting News pointed to this article on Joel on Software which provides a simple way to evaluate the efficiency of a development team. It is delivered in the form of a 12 question test where each question can be answered "yes" or "no".

We feel that the test is more oriented to classic desktop or client-server application development than it is to Web development, and it focuses a lot more on good team management practices than on any specific programming techniques. Regardless, it is something worth looking at and seeing how your team measures up.

Speaking for CTDATA, it's kind of scary how few of these questions we can respond to with "yes" at the moment. But, most of the infrastructure is now in place to allow us to improve things substantially. The issue now is finding the time to implement and configure everything we have available to us at the moment.

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