Developer 2.0
    Finding Your Way in the
Future of Software Development

             Harry Pierson
  Microsoft Architect...
The software development market
has fundamentally changed
You have to
compete
against
a world-wide
market of
developers
Highly-valued skills have become
        a low-priced commodity
Developing the right skills
will let you to stay competitive
Focus on architecture
so your career can thrive
Understand the business context in
which your technical solution lives
IT solutions exist solely
to support the business
Information technology is creating
new business models
Business understanding
can’t be easily outsourced
Get inside the mind of your users
Improving
  the user
 experience
  has been
under-funded
Users are
the primary source
of value for the business
User understanding
can’t be easily outsourced
Concentrate
  on raising
 the level of
 abstraction
There’s a large
gap between
platform capabilities
and business need
Bridging that gap
requires more than
  technology skills
Automation understanding
can’t be easily outsourced
Can you remain competitive in
 the new software economy?
Highly-valued skills have become
        a low-priced commodity
Developing the right skills
will let you to stay competitive
Find your way in the future of
    software development
Make architecture
the next step in your career
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Developer 2.0

  1. Developer 2.0 Finding Your Way in the Future of Software Development Harry Pierson Microsoft Architecture Strategy Team Harry.Pierson@Microsoft.com patterns & practices Summit
  2. The software development market has fundamentally changed
  3. You have to compete against a world-wide market of developers
  4. Highly-valued skills have become a low-priced commodity
  5. Developing the right skills will let you to stay competitive
  6. Focus on architecture so your career can thrive
  7. Understand the business context in which your technical solution lives
  8. IT solutions exist solely to support the business
  9. Information technology is creating new business models
  10. Business understanding can’t be easily outsourced
  11. Get inside the mind of your users
  12. Improving the user experience has been under-funded
  13. Users are the primary source of value for the business
  14. User understanding can’t be easily outsourced
  15. Concentrate on raising the level of abstraction
  16. There’s a large gap between platform capabilities and business need
  17. Bridging that gap requires more than technology skills
  18. Automation understanding can’t be easily outsourced
  19. Can you remain competitive in the new software economy?
  20. Highly-valued skills have become a low-priced commodity
  21. Developing the right skills will let you to stay competitive
  22. Find your way in the future of software development
  23. Make architecture the next step in your career

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