Am I considered "technical"? I am starting my third company, and in the process of doing so, I meet investors. They seem to be all caught up in whether a startup has a technical co-founder. Ok. So ...
How can a non-technical person learn to write specs for small projects? A friend of mine is trying to outsource some development on a statistics project. In particular, he does a lot of work in ...
I am sorry if this question is not 100% Programming wise, I just didn't know where to ask. Consider yourself lucky if you don't know what ITIL is. You can understand from my tone I don't like it - I ...
My current day job is mostly project management and client liaison work, but I sometimes get involved in actual coding. I do this either because I have a clear vision of what I want the result to look ...
I used to think that my ability to create clever algorithms or my comfort with the languages I work in would determine my success as a programmer, but after a dose of real world development, I ...
I'm wondering what the title of someone who's main job is to present software/products (basically do presentations) (internally or externally)? I'm not really talking about salespeople, but more on ...
At the end of the month, I have to give a presentation on a software project that I've been working on by myself that will basically decide whether or not I will get a full-time job at the company I'm ...
My company is looking to improve their market research data management. Current data management style: "Hey Jimbo, where's that picture of our WhatZit 2.0? "yeah I remember that email about that ...
I just landed my dream job - working in a big (famous) company as a frontend web developer. I've never even worked in a proper dev team before - the last 4 years since I started learning web dev I've ...
You fix problems. You can do the impossible. Co-workers come to you with a wide range of questions and problems they want you to solve; which can usually be done with some simple custom program or ...
I graduated with a Business degree. Two years later, I finally realized the power of programming - the power to "invent." I wish I realized this in high school. Nevertheless, I tried to self-teach ...
Apart from: being strong technically being able to communicate effectively What are the most important formal / informal skills required to really shine as a developer? (Naturally, I struggle ...
I have been asked to present examples of code issues that were found during a code review. My audience is mostly non-technical and I want to try to express the issues in such a way that I convey the ...
How do you relate to non-technical people (read: your significant other/mom/dad/family/etc.) about your job with programming? When asked about how my day was at work, I find it rather difficult to ...