Business Intelligence for Code

Data driven approach to tracking and understanding your application.

Expert to Hacker: A Spectrum for Knowledge Management

As a software engineer we must deal with knowledge and information overload on a daily basis. There is domain knowledge, product knowledge, tools knowledge, knowledge about technologies, languages and platforms. Suffice it to say, there is a lot of information to be acquired and managed to do the job, and even more to do itContinue reading “Expert to Hacker: A Spectrum for Knowledge Management”

How to become a Rockstar Engineer

If you aspire to become a rockstar engineer then understand that doing a good job everyday is not good enough, just doing more work is not good enough either. To become better you need to improve over time. But how does one actually make this transformation? The single most important thing for becoming better atContinue reading “How to become a Rockstar Engineer”

Understanding your value proposition as a Software Engineer

Try Not to Become a Man of Success. Become a Man of Value — Einstein. As a software engineer, understanding the value you bring to your team’s proverbial table is really important. Start by asking yourself in clear terms, what exactly is that you do, how important it is to the team’s success and the impact yourContinue reading “Understanding your value proposition as a Software Engineer”

Welcome

Becoming an effective and successful software engineer is more than just writing good code. There is a great deal of management, sales and marketing involved. Obviously writing bad code will not get you anywhere so we will talk about that as well. Ideas and opinions expressed here are my own and does not necessary reflectContinue reading “Welcome”