There are many thoughts and assumptions on what Business Development actually means and how it applies within the software development sector. To get a view of the various ideas that exist around this topic, I asked a few people what their thoughts were:
“Business Development is about identifying and securing clients and their needs.” Logistics Manager.
“When I think of the role of Business Development I imagine a team just like a swarm of buzzing bees working to create their beehive, to develop the best technology for businesses.” Early Childhood Development Lecturer.
“Business Development is all about growing a sustainable business through strong, sound values and strategies that are aligned with all the core business functions, such as strategic management, marketing, HR and supply chain to name a few.” Sales Manager.
What Does ‘Biz Dev’ Really Mean, Specifically within the Tech Sector?
Is it a swarm of bees creating a productive tech business? Ultimately yes, it is unquestionably the new “Buzzword” used to describe the role of a modern day sales team and the synergy between the workforce and businesses is a vital dynamic of ‘Biz Dev’. This also most certainly involves identifying and developing relationships with clientele through strong sound values and strategies.
‘Biz Dev’ in Technology.
‘Biz Dev’ specifically in tech involves premeditated management, strategic marketing and sales skills and is the synergy of ALL employees, from the CEO, to Project Managers, to the Sales Team and and Development team. Together this business development team works to generate growth and valuable long-term relationships with clients.
The Relevance of ‘Biz Dev’ at Sovtech.
- At SovTech building and developing communicative and meaningful relationships both internally (within SovTech) and externally (with our clients) is a priority.
- Within SovTech new employees are required to shadow a member from each department to develop an understanding of the development process and ensure there is synergy between all employees .
- Networking and utilising technology such as emails, social networks, LinkedIn and more, and personal interaction through phone calls and meetings, is key to the development of external relationships.
- Keeping abreast of new trends and recognising enterprising competition in the marketplace.
- To keep on top of our game technological alerts are installed and continuously supervised closely.
- Change is constant and the adoption of continuous innovative and pioneering technology development is a must.
- Unimpeachable clientele care, including:
- Prompt service
- Willingness to guide, serve and listen
- Dependable and accurate promised delivery service
- Comprehensive understanding, innovation and clear insight into product
- Trustworthy, reliant and confidential individualised long-term partnership
The Role of Business Development.
Business Development plays an integral part at SovTech during all phases of product development. The initial meeting is fundamental to the understanding of the client’s needs and prerequisites. Thereafter, exhaustive meetings with all team members and regular updates to clientele will follow and once all features are defined the development team will begin building the product. Collaboration and communication between all teams at SovTech is our Ace to a unique, winning and innovative product.
SovTech team players are like a swarm of bees constructing a flawless honeycomb and finding the perfect flower to harvest the unsurpassed honey.
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