When a new client gets the rundown on the Big Nerd Ranch approach to software development, they’ll hear about a role called the Project Strategist. Though uncommon, Big Nerd Ranch does not have an exclusive claim on that job title. However, the project strategists’ values and responsibilities are what set us apart.
Project strategists like me are likened to the grease between the gears. Or the buttresses of a cathedral. Even like setters to the spikers that are our engineers. We strive to keep the project successful by ensuring that our engineers and our clients are empowered to serve the project to success. We firmly believe that when our Nerds and the clients collaborate frequently and closely, the chances of the project being successful exponentially increase. We’ve experienced it firsthand! For us, enforcing these values contributes to serving no master but the project and its success.
Although we do a lot of the things project and product managers may do, we stay away from certain things that those roles are usually responsible for.
Unlike project managers, project strategists:
Unlike product managers, project strategists:
Depending on the project, project strategists will:
Big Nerd Ranch’s project strategists are driven by honesty, transparency and integrity, and we obsessively abide by those values. If you’re needing help building your next big product, our project strategists are excited to help make it a success! Please get in touch to see how Big Nerd Ranch can help you meet your business needs.
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