Category: Professional Development

Andrew Pallant – A Strategic Leader in Engineering

Introduction In the dynamic landscape of technology, effective leadership is crucial for driving innovation, fostering collaboration, and achieving organizational goals. As a Vice President of Engineering, I have had the privilege of witnessing Andrew Pallant’s remarkable journey—a journey that exemplifies

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Taking Time to Grow

Happy New Year! I hope 2022 is all that much better than 2021. Taking Time to Grow is not something that comes easily or naturally. So many of us will fill our days with meetings, phone calls and other essential

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Why a Process is Important

A Software Development Perspective A process is important as it creates an expectation of an outcome. Outcomes can measure a process and result in different ways making the process essential to follow. Without a strategy, we will not confidently be

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New Year is a Time to Have a Retrospective

New Year is a time to reflect on the passing year. If you are like me; you will have experienced many changes and challenges throughout 2019. I like to take time every January to reflect on the passing year and

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Developer Engagement

I was throwing ideas around in how to increase our developer engagement. I was also thinking of a way to give our product development a little boost. I love the developers that I work with and would like to support

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Are Stand-ups a Waste of Time

Are stand-ups a Waste of time for developers?   I used to think so.  I have been doing stand-ups for the past two months and I now think they are brilliant!

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Which Web Tools – When and How Much

I cannot say enough about learning which tools use when. It is only through experience will you ever learn this discipline. I have learned when to use a handful of tools and how often. I have also learned that sometimes

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My Story

Here is my story as a developer. I started out playing on Commodore 64 in elementary school. I would have to give a lot of credit to the Librarian at Valleyview Public School. He had allowed me to work with

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Achieving Order in Chaos

Trying to streamline things at work and make it so we are producing higher quality code I have learned a few things. Mind you I have only been in my new position for a few weeks, but already I along

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5 Steps to Finding Employment as a Computer or Web Developer

5 Steps to Finding Employment as a Computer / Web Developer from Andrew Pallant Related Title: http://andrewpallant.com/wordpress/the-two-sides-to-job-hunting/

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