Top organizations thrive with a team of enthusiastic application developers who are highly engaged and feel valued.
Cool startups and digital giants are vying for top app development talent, so for a bank or government agency, it might seem a big challenge to attract and retain the best.
In every industry, new players are entering the market. The more disruptive entrants want to make their mark by hiring high-quality software engineering talent, putting a strain on the available talent pool. Once enterprises manage to find and hire a quality developer, they’re in constant danger of another company poaching their best employees.
“Attracting and retaining great developers comes down to understanding and listening to them”
According to Gartner, more than two-thirds of the fastest scaling digital businesses will directly attribute their growth to an engaged and evolving company culture in the next five years.
However, application leaders often don’t prioritize or know how to shape an organizational culture that’s aligned with developers’ ideals.
Here are five steps to spur the growth of high-performing software development teams: