Two Years Down the Line
I want to see myself as a CIO of a company.
What I Learnt Along the Way
Having patience and genuinely trying to understand the others
perspectives is the major lesson I have learnt in my professional life.
Changing Days: Lessons Learnt
Not really. Core software development still remains the same, of course
the technology has evolved and there are much better "collaboration"
tools now available, which were absent earlier.
Trends to Watch Out For
Keep your eyes and ears open and to ground. Also, stay updated regarding the technology changes happening in and around.
My Advice If You are Starting Out
Gaurav has a profound knowledge on Development & Test Cloud. He has filed several patents in Storage & Cloud Computing. He is having more than a decade of IT experience.
Must Focus Areas For the Future
Though Cloud Computing overall will be most sought after; however, I
feel the ability to do the homework of whether or not CC is for you is:
Adoption, Integration and Transition to Cloud.
Do We Need Certifications?
Certifications establish your credibility in the domain. For management
its PMP/ PgMP or for technical side chose ones relevant to your work.
Books/ Websites I Recommend
Last But Not Least
After few years into industry, first see where you want to be, either
technical side or management side. And then accordingly stay updated in
terms of the trends in that scrupulous area. Also, if technical side,
and then see if you want to be a product architect or be in consulting
(services industry) as they are different in terms of roles and