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QuickSoft Associates     

Office of the Vice President



To: Python Development Team
From: VP Operations
Subject: Welcome

I’m pleased to welcome the new members of the software design group.

You have been asked to work on an auto repair records system focused on car maintenance records.  By joining this Python development team for this project at QuickSoft Associates, you have affiliated with a talented group.  We pride ourselves on bringing the best and the brightest programmers on board.  This will be obvious to you when you participate in weekly code reviews during development.  

We expect each of you to make the client’s needs your priority and be able to communicate how we are accommodating those needs in the software you develop. QuickSoft is developing a reputation for delivering quality products on time.   

About QuickSoft Associates

QuickSoft Associates is a young but energetic contract software development firm.  As a start up in a competitive market, QuickSoft stays light on its feet with a small staff of employees and a cadre of talented and diverse contract programmers. QuickSoft’s market niche is small business.  Clients are individual small businesses, who contract with QuickSoft to provide systems that solve problems.  The software solutions provided can be further developed and customized for other clients in the small business market niche.

Before you begin

It is imperative to stay in close contact with your project manager.  Be aware that you will not be paid for any time you put into work on the next task before you have received feedback on the previous task.

Before you begin work, visit the Orientation to learn how to succeed here at QuickSoft. You will be working in individual projects and in teams throughout your affiliation with QuickSoft, so take the time to learn how to do it the QuickSoft Way.

  • Explore Working with Tasks to better understand why and how we define and solve problems and tasks.
  • Work your way through the information in Working in Teams to get your team off to a better start.
  • New material is added to the Orientation section as needed so plan to check back regularly.

Your project manager will assign specific Tasks & Assignments for you or your team to complete. Follow the task link on the left to discover the details of the tasks. Be certain to review the Requirements section for each task or subtask before you embark on your solution.

Our R&D assistant has gathered Resources for you to reference as you complete the Tasks assigned. If you have suggestions for additional resources, please post them to the Discussion area of your project website.

After you have completed each task, review Debrief questions to confirm your learning and understanding of the task.

Welcome aboard!



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