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

Generalists vs Specialists

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

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?

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

I have a theory, but correct me if I’m wrong…

Working in the Web realm is fascinating, but does have it's tolerance. Balancing many factors that one may not be aware of. Add that with business needs and growing demands from order of hierarchy. The cycle of success continues with continuous learning, finding, trialing new tech stacks to building and improving software architecture. Driven by … Continue reading I have a theory, but correct me if I’m wrong…

Office Politics

Things just keep changing constantly, another job another mess... a repetitive process of seeing code that may once have been produced to good business needs. But while business changes are happening, there's a lack of poor coding standard among the fast pace environment. Factors may include limited time, short fall on talent, to miss communication … Continue reading Office Politics

Fighting for your attention

There's a point throughout the working process where your attention to knowledge is needed elsewhere, but what do you do if you have scheduled work and clients fighting between themselves for your attention, but also here and there trying to bypass paying for such services? Fair play, I don't mind helping people here and there, … Continue reading Fighting for your attention

It’s 2017!

A new blog post due for this year and already one month gone by so quick! (Brace yourself this might be the longest post ever). I've put aside the thought of applying for vacancies three months after my previous post back in July, simply because it was enough time for any response and I decided to focus on what … Continue reading It’s 2017!