Poll: Developers, do you pair up with business users?

Answer this one-question programmer poll to let us know whether you ever work one-on-one with business users, and if so, whether you like this approach.

One of the most effective techniques in my toolbox is to work one-on-one with the business users or business analysts to get the work done -- it ensures that they get exactly what they need. It really helps that my toolset is visual in a way that allows them to easily follow the logic. Even without this toolset, I find that working like this is very useful. However, I know a lot of developers who prefer to work from specs on their own.


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