Derek Comartin talks with Dave Rael about understanding business domains, access to domain experts, and finding your voice
Derek Comartin is software developer with over 16 years of experience that span product development, professional services and in-house enterprise development. He's written software for a variety of business domains such as consumer goods, distribution, transportation, manufacturing, and accounting. He is currently Director of Engineering at Full Circle TMS.
0:28 - Dave introduces the show and Derek Comartin
1:31 - Derek's technology direction and landing in the .NET space
3:50 - Derek's definition of value
7:27 - The things that "light Derek up"
9:40 - Feelings of excitement reminiscent of Derek's early career
10:05 - How Derek got started writing software
12:25 - Web and native desktop
13:37 - Derek's story of failure, the importance of having a voice
19:41 - Derek's greatest success story, understanding the business, making a bold proposa