Professional Development Consulting

The software industry lacks well defined career paths and continuing training for software professional staff. A well educated workforce is significantly more productive and effective. Without highly skilled staff, many companies face project overruns, low quality software, and unexpected project delays. Construx has developed a Professional Development Ladder to help companies implement effective programs to train and retain employees. Our PDL includes structured career path guidance for all software professional specialties and detailed steps needed for career development at each level.

Software Development Questions    

Questions and Issues

  • We are an elite organization, and we want the professional development to support that
  • We want to be sure our employees have a professional growth path that supports high productivity and quality
  • We want a strategy for our investment in technical staff develpment rather than a patchwork quilt of individual classes
  • We need to maximize the potential of our employees across the board
  • We want to create an atmosphere that fosters employee retention 

    Software Consulting Solution    

    Typical Solution

    Construx's industry-leading Professional Development Ladder (PDL) provides consistently defined career paths for software professionals of all specialities including development, engineering, test, QA, and project management. Our solution includes:
  • Customize Construx's Professional Development Ladder (PDL) for your organization
  • Develop a plan to pilot and deploy the PDL throughout your organization
  • Provide classes in requirements, project management, design, Agile development, and other areas, as needed, to support implementation of the PDL
  • Monitor and support deployment  

    Software Consulting Results    

    Results You Can Expect

  • Focus and accelerate technical employees' professional development
  • Provide consistent career path regardless of technical specialization
  • Improve software development skills to lead to increased organizational productivity
  • Gain clearer understanding of your staff's current skills inventory; identify and close gaps to meet your business goals