Microsoft TechEd Conference Let's Talk about Software Consulting as a Business

Panel Discussion at Microsoft TechEd North America

Taped on May 11, 2009 at the Los Angeles Convention Center

FMS President and founder Luke Chung was selected by Microsoft as one of three panelists on this discussion about running a software consulting business.

Are you a software consultant, or part of a consulting company? Or are you thinking of going independent?

Watch the panel discussion with Luke Chung joined by Paul Sheriff and Armen Stein. Learn from their experiences running their software development firms over the past two decades, the challenges they face, and the challenges they've overcome.

Topics include getting started, moving from contractor to business owner, project management and options, business cycles, client relationships, cash control, contracts, legal, accounting, outsourcing, prototyping, development philosophies, and much more.

Whether you're running your own business or looking to hire a consulting firm, you'll learn from this video. Discover how these firms succeeded over the years by differentiating themselves through hard work, quality, processes, and experience.

54 minutes

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Founded in 1986, FMS is a privately held, small business. Our clients include businesses of all sizes, non-profits, and local and federal government agencies. Our developers serve many local clients in the Mid-Atlantic, Washington DC metropolitan area. We also have clients across the country from California to Massachusetts, and Alaska to Florida, in addition to our international clients. Many of our custom solutions are deployed around the world with language localization support.

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With our experience, extensive code library, and tested processes, FMS offers great solutions at very competitive prices. Email or call us at 703-356-4700 to learn more about our consulting services and how our staff of full-time professionals can help you. FMS is located in Tysons Corner in Northern Virginia, just outside of Washington, DC.