Lucid specialize in Custom Software Innovation. Lucid is a Software Engineering firm located in South East Michigan.
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Advantages of a Software Consultant for Contract Programming.

Many reputable software development firms have software developers that are very experienced in the modules for which they develop. A recent survey has indicated that software developers do not wish to work in modules other than their own. As a result these developers are very “module wise”; the software houses therefore allocate tasks to the developers accordingly. To the contrary, software consultants are quite the opposite. A software consultant embraces new challenges because it offers them the ability to leverage and exercise their knowledge. For this reason software consultants have become quite the hot cake for a variety of reasons.
A Good Software Consultant is;
  • A highly accountable professional that follows through with their promises.
  • Proficient in custom software design, database design and programming in various languages.
  • Very motivated and understands what customers are looking to accomplish.
  • Has the ability to communicate effectively and gather accurate details regarding your business.
  • Thrive on tight schedules and can deliver quality results in a timely manner.


Good software consultants hold themselves to a higher standard than most professionals. They are sought out because they are well disciplined and highly accountable individuals. These professionals have a keen insight on how to resolve everyday issues which may otherwise be overlooked.


Sure there are many professionals who say they are proficient at what they do. But are they adaptive to new environments? Can they communicate effectively, juggle dozens of tasks and still excel in daily functions? Do they have multiple disciplines? The answer is most people do not; however a highly competent consultant can. There is a saying “Do more with less”. So how can one person do the work of say three or four people? A good consultants is generally proficient in a variety of disciplines. Because of their diverse skill set, consultants are considered relatively affordable due to their ability to deliver quality results with minimal oversight.

Communication and Interaction

Have you ever wondered why programmers are locked behind closed doors, never to see the light of day? This is because programmers are unique individuals that are great at designing, coding and sending interoffice jokes, but are not so good at communicating with end users and customers. What makes a great consultant is when an individual can do both; a great software programmer and also a great communicator.

While there many things to consider when looking for in a qualified software consultant, we believe this document offers a great start. In an economy that is promoting “More is Less”, there is no better way to do this than with a highly qualified consultant.

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