Google caused quite the stir in the AI community at the I/O Developer Conference when they unveiled Google Duplex. Some call it “an exciting step for Artificial Intelligence”, while others consider it a “terrifying piece of technology”.
As a developer, you're already armed with an impressive set of skills. However, in an increasingly competitive workforce, candidates need to be able to do more than just hold their own in a code review. So called "soft skills" are becoming essential for career success. Things such as collaborating with subject matter experts who have no programming experience, communicating your assets, understanding your own value proposition and of course networking.
No project can run efficiently without some form of leadership. In fact, quite often the success or failure of a project, a team, or even a company can rest on the capabilities of the person or persons in leadership positions.
Beyond Coding: Relationship Building for Developers
How do you create an exciting, challenging, and fulfilling career as a developer?
Is it by finding the right team? By creating the most interesting project? By investing in new skills?
Find out on October 14, when we host our second Code Writers Workshop in Seattle. This one-day workshop will feature a diverse group of outstanding speakers.
Whether piloting a new program or managing smaller agile teams in your organization, there will come a time when success necessitates growth. And growth can be a terrifying prospect. It can negate the benefits of those smaller operations, reduce efficiency in the system you’ve created, or create new problems not foreseen during the pilot.