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Consulting for Engineers

Kirk van Gorkom

The market for custom iOS development is nearing the end of its gold rush phase and the time for mature consulting companies has arrived. Many of us engineers have had great success starting small businesses in this forgiving environment.

We have lots to learn.

I've been making mistakes and building skill at running an engineer's business for a few years now, and hopefully sharing a few experiences will help you improve your work.

Big thanks to Saul Mora (@casademora) for recording the audio and Matt Martel (@mundue) for taking some photographs.

You can view my slides and notes here, and listen to the full audio at NSBrief.

The presentation was only planned for 15 minutes, but ran nearly an hour due to audience participation and questions. I'm expanding and refining my thoughts through a series of blog posts called Consulting Lessons, Learned by an Engineer