"Years of experience" = vanity metrics. When software teams search for new team members to add, most, if not all, such search filters involve "years of experience" and a large laundry list of skills as focal points. Using this concoction of "years of experience" and laundry list of skills as filter is a tricky proposition. Most tools can… Continue reading Experience-as-a-vanity-metric
Incorrect/under-utilization or exclusion of the in-house developer, is one of the major, but overlooked, reasons software projects by external consultants fail.
Do side projects - build something, build anything (website/app) and push it live
I turned 40 recently, including nearly 2 decades (in 2018) in the software industry. So I thought it was a good time to reflect on a few life lessons learned. I'll start with something with something I struggled with (still do but to a lesser extent) - being more social. By social, I don't mean… Continue reading Social