In a line of duty, when duty calls... Quality craftsmanship is needed when many issues occur. Sometimes having to question almost everything to understand the start to end process. Usually when user stories change more often during production and the need to get more clarification. Whilst keeping on top of demand, it's urgent - meeting … Continue reading Craftsmanship vs Continuous Production
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?
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…
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
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
Do you have a spare moment and own a LinkedIn account? When it comes to designing and developing UI in software or websites, I've always tried my best to think of the end users with UX in mind. Sometimes it's not clear from the start, but it eventually becomes clearer during the process. Sometimes it's … Continue reading Generalists vs Specialists
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.
Ever had a feeling your past experience in a work place may creep up? Last night was one of those days. When in doubt, try again situation. You've exhausted all your options, but yet it doesn't quite match the results you had expected. Whatever the issue was, you try again. You may take a break, … Continue reading When in doubt…
Just like in coding there's many methods, there's also many implementations. From NuGet to NPM, to CDN's. A mammoth system using all three can get confusing very quickly. Let's start by the most famous framework out there Bootstrap! Imagine there are different variations of it. The original, the Sass, the older version (just because it … Continue reading Many methods, many implementations.
So many courses from different providers. Which ones are politically correct? Spending time, involves patience. As we grow, time feels short. It's not always a simple as it looks. Sure you can follow... But there are obstacles along the way. The kind that are not transparent in guidance. Lessons learned, it will never be. Acknowledging … Continue reading Fascinating or some what frustrating?