and Facebook is back with its wisdom from the years gone by…
Facebook. A creature of habit, bringing up old memories and showcasing them in full glory. So a few days back Facebook surfaced a memory of a line that I wrote 9 years ago.
Let’s start with a small exchange, experienced by almost all of us; developers at some point in their life.
Rookie Dev 1: What is that architecture diagram and the document?
Dev 2: Nothing bro, just that architect and BA had fun for 4 weeks on-site and gave us this 1 document and now expect us to design and develop the application in 8 weeks!
Recently having a discussion over a few things and career growth came to fore. As the discussion was with few of my older students (was a college teacher, in some other life… ) and colleagues, naturally it tended towards how can one grow in their career. Surprisingly, the answer from most of them was one day to become a “Manager” and manage a large team.
…and here is the last day of the year 2015. As the year comes to close, it is time to reflect on what has transpired during the year.
Every now and then, we, the people in IT field keep on hearing stuff about the next big thing or the latest buzzword. Be it Analytics, Big Data, Cloud and more recently Internet of Things (IoT). Every year or two, new buzzwords come up and start defining the timelines.
Truely, things are moving at speed of light and innovation is happening at break-neck speed. Things are getting connected. More and more data is being generated with each passing day. More and more sensors are getting affordable and getting placed everywhere and keep track of our life.