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The Nomadic Developer: Surviving and Thriving in the World of Technology Consulting by Aaron Erickson

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CHAPTER FIVEWHAT YOU NEED TO ASK BEFORE YOU JOIN A TECHNOLOGY CONSULTING FIRM

There are lots of places to work; few are truly rewarding.

As everyone who runs a technology consulting firm knows, there is no shortage of competitors in this business. In fact, the cost of entry into this business is shockingly low. You only need to sell a project with more than one person involved, and suddenly, you can call yourself a technology consulting firm. And frankly, many do! Although not bad inherently, and in fact good if you are looking to start into this business by owning one, it does make for a lot of mediocre-to-bad firms out there doing business.

This chapter focuses on specific questions you need to ask any technology consulting firm you may ever ...

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