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Work Tracking

  • How do you track work flow? How does work get allocated? How/who determines priority?

Coding Standards

  • Do you have coding standards?
  • Do you use automated tools like FxCop?
  • Is it documented?

Source Control

  • What source control do you use?
  • What is your check in policy? What does someone have to do before they check in. Do you check at the end of every day?
  • Is it documented?


  • Is the coding based on a specification document? Is the coding always based on a specification document?
  • Who writes the specification document?


  • Is there a bug database / bug tracker?
  • Feature vs bug priority (Microsoft uses 'Zero Defects Policy' - all known bugs fixed first)
  • What are the working conditions like? (noisy vs quiet etc)
  • Machine specs, dual screens etc
  • Visual Studio Professional vs Visual Studio Team System etc


  • Can you make a build in one step?
  • Do you do overnight builds?


  • Do you use automated testing? Overnight testing?
  • Who tests?
  • Are there test plans / test scripts? Who writes them?

Database Access

  • What sort of access to live database do developers have?


  • Is there a backup policy for local machines?
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