Where’s the Transparency?

Another key element along with communication is transparency. It's great communicating information between people, but where's the transparency around it. Allow me to explain. Communication can be easily be lost in translation and also be misunderstood. It also gets harder with groups of people in meetings, leading to more complexity and become notorious for multiple … Continue reading Where’s the Transparency?

Things I’ve learnt…

Identifying problems and providing solutions... Problem: Teaching only works when the learner is eager to pick up and trial new things outside their comfort zones without worrying about deadlines around time management. Solution: But of course is aware of time taken to complete the task in hand, informing those that need to know how much … Continue reading Things I’ve learnt…

Awareness of Communication

There's no problem talking about real issues that have a large impact. Based on day to day activities, if something is taking longer then usual then you've got a problem. Whether it's a long winded process, a hardware or software system, network, or performance issue - all cost time. Take a random day of the … Continue reading Awareness of Communication

New Strategy

Having time spent reviewing code bases and realising where to optimise productivity. Helping out not just the end users, but the developers either sides of the teams. One of the biggest issue with our monolithic system is where to find certain features. This is because of many reasons. Built by different developers all at different … Continue reading New Strategy

Maybe just…

You're trying too hard or the ones that are looking, searching, judging are one requesting way too much, maybe, sometimes on demand, whether that's internal or external. Spotting the difference is another trait. Don't become the bait, but spot it and report it, where there's a growing concern. Maybe there's something more, inbetween the lines, … Continue reading Maybe just…

Just don’t judge or assume, always ask.

When in doubt that is or when there are other great talent around you. But when that isn't the case, try going by experience. Then if you don't have that, try learning it on your own. Don't blame on it, you could be doing it wrong yourself. Try finding those that have the experience. You … Continue reading Just don’t judge or assume, always ask.

Uncertainty?

As human beings we assume a lot, but realising after it's not the case anymore. We accept those that have worked longer in employment to know more. But when we talk about agendas, we realised that's not the case. Opening up and talking about topics we enjoy can show how in depth knowledge we may … Continue reading Uncertainty?

Quick Changes

There are times when things need completed urgently. But there are methods to go about it. First think about the 5 W's. Who, what, when, why, where. Apply this logic to one of your tasks. The 'who' will factor the 'how' situation, so don't worry there. But wait just there! That's great for adding features. … Continue reading Quick Changes

Find Yourself

Spare a moment? Teach if you can. Invest in some time. Learn as much as you can. Perhaps... Share a thought together. Maybe if you're lucky... Trade a skill for another? Who knows what you'll might find. From entry level to fullstack... There's always something to learn. Call it what you want. The cycle of … Continue reading Find Yourself

Sometime it’s not clear

It's not always clear what to expect when building software especially when you're reliant on user stories that don't describe the full story. But then again, sometimes user stories can't be clear without some visual concepts what the users needs. From experience with visual concepts, many users thought this was it, concrete. Maybe that's because … Continue reading Sometime it’s not clear