From Journeyman to Master
CodeOnTheBeach, 2013
Ovidiu Dimulescu
@odimulescu
speakerdeck.com/odimulescu
The opinions and views expressed in this talk
are my own, and do not necessarily reflect the
opinions or views of my employ...
Motivation
Motivation
Motivation
Motivation
Motivation
Team Lead
Manager
System Engineer
Consultant
Entrepreneur
Technical Sales
Solution Architect
Etc.
Challenge
Challenge
Challenge
Challenge
10,000 hours rule
Dr. K. Anders Ericsson
Quality over quantity
Work smarter not harder
Challenge
Know what you need to know
Learning Avenues
Direct
User Groups
Conferences
Online materials
Open Source Projects
Writing / Speaking / Mentoring
“Those who teach learn most”
Challenge
WHY?
Questions more important then answers
5 Whys - Root Cause Analysis
- Eric Reis
Challenge
“If you think you are too small to
make a difference, try sleeping
with a mosquito.”
―Dalai Lama
You can't change anything by fighting or
resisting it. You change something by
making it obsolete through superior
models.
...
Regret the things you did,
rather then didn’t
Seek first to understand then to be
understood ...
Culture - Trust
32
Logging
Metrics
Performance
Security
Platform
Beyond 127.0.0.1
33
Application
Platform
OS
Infrastructure
Dev
Ops
DevOps
Beyond 127.0.0.1
34
Beyond ___________
35
Async Programming
Functional Programming
Polyglot Programming
Polyglot Persistence
SOLID
Design Patterns
Testing
xDD
Te...
37
Big picture, systems view
Non-Technical Work, *ilities
Organizational politics
Lead by Influence
Role not a Title
Archit...
38
Dear Pessimist, Optimist and Realist,
While you were arguing whether the
glass is half full or half empty, I ...
The ...
39
Dear Pessimist, Optimist and Realist:
While you were arguing whether the
glass is half full or half empty, I drank it.
...
40
Dear Pessimist, Optimist and Realist,
While you were arguing whether the
glass is half full or half empty, I sold it.
-...
41
“It's not what you are that holds you back, it's
what you think you are not.”
- Denis Waitley
Questions ?
Ovidiu Dimulescu
@odimulescu
speakerdeck.com/odimulescu
Resources
Pragmatic Programmer, by Andrew Hunt and Dave Thomas
Productive Programmer, by Neal Ford
Soft skills for IT Pros...
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Journeyman to Master

  1. 1. From Journeyman to Master CodeOnTheBeach, 2013 Ovidiu Dimulescu @odimulescu speakerdeck.com/odimulescu
  2. 2. The opinions and views expressed in this talk are my own, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or views of my employer.
  3. 3. Motivation
  4. 4. Motivation
  5. 5. Motivation
  6. 6. Motivation
  7. 7. Motivation Team Lead Manager System Engineer Consultant Entrepreneur Technical Sales Solution Architect Etc.
  8. 8. Challenge
  9. 9. Challenge
  10. 10. Challenge
  11. 11. Challenge 10,000 hours rule Dr. K. Anders Ericsson
  12. 12. Quality over quantity
  13. 13. Work smarter not harder
  14. 14. Challenge
  15. 15. Know what you need to know
  16. 16. Learning Avenues Direct User Groups Conferences Online materials Open Source Projects Writing / Speaking / Mentoring
  17. 17. “Those who teach learn most”
  18. 18. Challenge
  19. 19. WHY?
  20. 20. Questions more important then answers
  21. 21. 5 Whys - Root Cause Analysis - Eric Reis
  22. 22. Challenge
  23. 23. “If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” ―Dalai Lama
  24. 24. You can't change anything by fighting or resisting it. You change something by making it obsolete through superior models. - Buckminster Fuller
  25. 25. Regret the things you did, rather then didn’t
  26. 26. Seek first to understand then to be understood ...
  27. 27. Culture - Trust
  28. 28. 32 Logging Metrics Performance Security Platform Beyond 127.0.0.1
  29. 29. 33 Application Platform OS Infrastructure Dev Ops DevOps Beyond 127.0.0.1
  30. 30. 34 Beyond ___________
  31. 31. 35 Async Programming Functional Programming Polyglot Programming Polyglot Persistence SOLID Design Patterns Testing xDD Technical
  32. 32. 37 Big picture, systems view Non-Technical Work, *ilities Organizational politics Lead by Influence Role not a Title Architecture
  33. 33. 38 Dear Pessimist, Optimist and Realist, While you were arguing whether the glass is half full or half empty, I ... The ...
  34. 34. 39 Dear Pessimist, Optimist and Realist: While you were arguing whether the glass is half full or half empty, I drank it. - Opportunist
  35. 35. 40 Dear Pessimist, Optimist and Realist, While you were arguing whether the glass is half full or half empty, I sold it. - Capitalist
  36. 36. 41 “It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.” - Denis Waitley
  37. 37. Questions ? Ovidiu Dimulescu @odimulescu speakerdeck.com/odimulescu
  38. 38. Resources Pragmatic Programmer, by Andrew Hunt and Dave Thomas Productive Programmer, by Neal Ford Soft skills for IT Pros, by Tech Republic Design Patterns, by Eric Gramma & all Who doesn't believe in Magic, by Kate Matsudaira Operations Management, by Wikipedia Systems Thinking, by Wikipedia Who Needs an Architect, by Martin Fowler http://bredemeyer.com/ DevOps and Cloud, by Matt Zimmerman The 5 Whys, by Eric Reis

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