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What makes you the most productive as a Developer?

Survey period: 16 Aug 2021 to 23 Aug 2021

Small things can make a big difference.

OptionVotes% 
A fast, powerful machine32842.16
Solid chunks of uninterrupted time to work61679.18
Clear directions, specs, thoughts, ideas. Just point me in the right direction!48762.60
A good office setup: good chair, enough monitor real estate, endless caffeine25833.16
A good team to work with27535.35
Training. As much as I need11815.17
Good, supported tools (IDEs, components, bug tracking, DevOps etc)34344.09
IT support. The more I have to work on the OS, DB, tools, deploy etc, the less I get done10513.50
An occasional thank you25332.52
Other273.47
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%



 
GeneralNon-intrusive, pragmatic management Pin
Peter ls-l21-Aug-21 12:36
MemberPeter ls-l21-Aug-21 12:36 
GeneralClear, simple, straightforward examples of software Pin
Member 327835520-Aug-21 19:24
MemberMember 327835520-Aug-21 19:24 
Generalmost important Pin
Member 1085647118-Aug-21 10:49
MemberMember 1085647118-Aug-21 10:49 
GeneralRe: most important Pin
Peter ls-l21-Aug-21 12:28
MemberPeter ls-l21-Aug-21 12:28 
GeneralOther Pin
AnotherKen17-Aug-21 16:04
professionalAnotherKen17-Aug-21 16:04 
GeneralI like to work in a team that... Pin
rallets17-Aug-21 10:38
Memberrallets17-Aug-21 10:38 
I like to work in a team that likes to listen to my opinions (which may definitely not be accepted). Just to be listened to, taken into consideration.
Everything has its pros and cons.
GeneralCaffeine, Caffeine, Caffeine, Caffeine Pin
JohaViss6116-Aug-21 23:53
professionalJohaViss6116-Aug-21 23:53 
GeneralRe: Caffeine, Caffeine, Caffeine, Caffeine Pin
Daniel Pfeffer17-Aug-21 1:17
professionalDaniel Pfeffer17-Aug-21 1:17 
GeneralRe: Caffeine, Caffeine, Caffeine, Caffeine Pin
Jay Bardeleben17-Aug-21 4:09
professionalJay Bardeleben17-Aug-21 4:09 
GeneralRe: Caffeine, Caffeine, Caffeine, Caffeine Pin
CodeZombie6217-Aug-21 4:29
MemberCodeZombie6217-Aug-21 4:29 
Generaland ... meetings ... the fewer the better ... shorter ... Pin
BillWoodruff16-Aug-21 14:17
mveBillWoodruff16-Aug-21 14:17 
GeneralRe: and ... meetings ... the fewer the better ... shorter ... Pin
Jacquers17-Aug-21 0:11
MemberJacquers17-Aug-21 0:11 
GeneralRe: and ... meetings ... the fewer the better ... shorter ... Pin
Kirk 1038982117-Aug-21 7:54
MemberKirk 1038982117-Aug-21 7:54 
GeneralUninterrupted time is scarce Pin
kmoorevs16-Aug-21 11:20
Memberkmoorevs16-Aug-21 11:20 
GeneralRegarding a powerful machine Pin
ronlease16-Aug-21 5:11
professionalronlease16-Aug-21 5:11 
GeneralRe: Regarding a powerful machine Pin
Greg Utas16-Aug-21 8:51
mveGreg Utas16-Aug-21 8:51 
GeneralRe: Regarding a powerful machine Pin
ronlease18-Aug-21 3:17
professionalronlease18-Aug-21 3:17 
GeneralRe: Regarding a powerful machine Pin
Nelek16-Aug-21 9:14
protectorNelek16-Aug-21 9:14 
GeneralRe: Regarding a powerful machine Pin
ronlease18-Aug-21 3:18
professionalronlease18-Aug-21 3:18 
GeneralRe: Regarding a powerful machine Pin
stheller217-Aug-21 3:31
Memberstheller217-Aug-21 3:31 
GeneralRe: Regarding a powerful machine Pin
  Forogar  17-Aug-21 4:40
professional  Forogar  17-Aug-21 4:40 
GeneralRe: Regarding a powerful machine Pin
stheller217-Aug-21 5:18
Memberstheller217-Aug-21 5:18 
GeneralRe: Regarding a powerful machine Pin
Dan Neely19-Aug-21 11:15
MemberDan Neely19-Aug-21 11:15 
GeneralRe: Regarding a powerful machine Pin
ronlease18-Aug-21 3:18
professionalronlease18-Aug-21 3:18 
GeneralRe: Regarding a powerful machine Pin
stheller218-Aug-21 7:30
Memberstheller218-Aug-21 7:30 

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