You're using an eLance developer to build something for you. Have you ever articulated an I.T. concept to a developer before? Sure, you could do it yourself, but chances are that you will not:
- articulate certain features because you're too close to the concept
- fully explain how the feature works
- cover 'exception flows' (what happens when the unexpected happens)
These things are crucial to ensure that your product turns out the way you imagine it. This is where I come in. By asking the right questions, documenting the answers in the...