Tech careers and learnings for the next decade


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In this webinar we will discuss the technology ecosystem evolution in the 21st Century, the rise of new platforms, and current paradigm shifts in technology. As a developer, you will learn how to leverage these shifts and how you can take your career to the next level.

In this exclusive webinar you’ll learn about:

How to position yourself and stay relevant in fast-changing technology landscapes.
Identifying the best technologies to focus on and determining if you should specialize or go broad.
Different channels of learning development; classroom, online, and self-paced such as Trailhead. Then, determining which method is best for you.

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    1. 1. Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: This presentation may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties, and assumptions. If any such uncertainties materialize or if any of the assumptions proves incorrect, the results of, inc. could differ materially from the results expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements we make. All statements other than statements of historical fact could be deemed forward-looking, including any projections of product or service availability, subscriber growth, earnings, revenues, or other financial items and any statements regarding strategies or plans of management for future operations, statements of belief, any statements concerning new, planned, or upgraded services or technology developments and customer contracts or use of our services. The risks and uncertainties referred to above include – but are not limited to – risks associated with developing and delivering new functionality for our service, new products and services, our new business model, our past operating losses, possible fluctuations in our operating results and rate of growth, interruptions or delays in our Web hosting, breach of our security measures, the outcome of any litigation, risks associated with completed and any possible mergers and acquisitions, the immature market in which we operate, our relatively limited operating history, our ability to expand, retain, and motivate our employees and manage our growth, new releases of our service and successful customer deployment, our limited history reselling products, and utilization and selling to larger enterprise customers. Further information on potential factors that could affect the financial results of, inc. is included in our annual report on Form 10-K for the most recent fiscal year and in our quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the most recent fiscal quarter. These documents and others containing important disclosures are available on the SEC Filings section of the Investor Information section of our Web site. Any unreleased services or features referenced in this or other presentations, press releases or public statements are not currently available and may not be delivered on time or at all. Customers who purchase our services should make the purchase decisions based upon features that are currently available., inc. assumes no obligation and does not intend to update these forward-looking statements. Forward-Looking Statement
    2. 2. Speaker Rajdeep Dua Director, Developer Relations @rajdeepdua
    3. 3. “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. ” ― Alvin Toffler
    4. 4. This talk covers • Present State of Industry • Rise of New Technology stacks • Future of Tech Careers • What Salesforce has to offer? • Learnability and Online Learning
    5. 5. Shift in Stacks Mainframes Client/ Server Cloud Big data Machine Learning Deep Learning Mobility IoT 1980- 20001960- 1980 2000 - 2005 Portals .com 2006 - 2016*
    6. 6. Overall Landscape • Cloud Computing • Layers of Cloud • IaaS → PaaS → SaaS • Multiple Paas offerings • APaaS • Big Data PaaS • Private PaaS • MBaaS
    7. 7. Cloud Timeline 8
    8. 8. PaaS • Defining PaaS • Is PaaS still a viable career Option? • and Heroku : Last man standing… • Cloud Foundry popular in private PaaS implementations • Docker, Kubernetes : Blurring lines between PaaS and IaaS
    9. 9. Cloud Landscape Opportunities and Challenges for Developers • Knowing Languages and Single platform stack is not good enough anymore • Need to know Operations along with programming • Tech Giants → Legacy vendors • Rise of new tech giants
    10. 10. Job trends • Java, .Net and PHP as stacks are weakening • Job openings : SAP, Oracle coming down • Demand for developers with specialized skills - Cloud, Salesforce, AWS etc • Focus on Three Pillars • Cloud • Big Data/ Analytics • Mobility
    11. 11. In the news Economic Times, India
    12. 12. What does Salesforce have to offer? • Cloud platform which has stood the test of time • Leader in Paas magic quadrant • Growing at 30% per annum • Very large and vibrant Salesforce community • Online resources for learning - Trailhead
    13. 13. Salesforce Developer Connection • 2.5 million developers world wide • 4th Largest Software Company • Growing at 30 % per annum • Build Applications which are Enterprise Ready, Can scale and is secure • Build Apps in any Language with Heroku and integrate with Salesforce backend
    14. 14. Salesforce Developer Community • Thriving Developer Community • Learn and Share • 300+ meet up groups • 75000 members • Largest Groups in • SFO • Bangalore • Hyderabad • London • New York
    15. 15. Trends on Learning • How do developers learn? • Offline vs Online • Breakdown of traditional learning modes - classroom • Focus on Self learning online • Rise of Coursera, Udemy, Edx • Salesforce provides a very robust Online learning platform - Trailhead • Trailhead is the only online learning platform backed by an Enterprise and a healthy ecosystem.
    16. 16. Get started :
    17. 17. “My dear, here we must run as fast as we can, just to stay in place. And if you wish to go anywhere you must run twice as fast as that.” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland
    18. 18. Summary • Java , .Net , PHP → Salesforce, Heroku, AWS,... • Classroom training, Certifications → Coursera, Trailhead....
    19. 19. Questions?
    20. 20. Thank You Try Trailhead: Join the conversation: @salesforcedevs