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Hello everyone! We’ve been spending a lot of time in the last blog posts understanding what bad code is, how to objectively measure it, and even more, how to refactor a committed crime. And now, the time comes to understand how we can brilliantly craft a well-designed (hopefully?) greenfield project that is easy to maintain, to read, and to extend in the future. The purpose of software engineering is to control complexity not to create…

So, you got to know what are the consequences of bad code (here & here). You also got to understand how you can objectively decide if a particular piece of code is horrible or not (here). Then comes the question: Ok, I have inherited this devilish system. What should I do to improve it aside from nagging to my manager? Luckily, again, the software industry is experienced in dealing with such Brownfield projects. But before…

Hello every, I am happy to announce that a previous blog I posted Software is eating the world – Part 1: Why you need to question your current career! is published in the leading software development community (with more than 1M audience! Don’t miss the opportunity to read again How Not To Get Eaten By Technology, the post is improved and polished even more 😉 And of course, subscribe in the mailing list to get…

Here we start! Today we will continue with “Making Your Career SMARTER” part of the blog, where I would like to share with you a 10 tools that will dramatically improve and boost your productivity, security, and finances! We will split this topic into two blog posts, where I will share five tools in each one. The tips I will share today are useful for anyone regardless of their background even though I am using…

The Software industry is frightening! Last week, I started Software is eating the world blog posts series where I shared my opinion and experiences around the current hastiness in the software market and analyzed the driving forces behind current trends. The post went really viral with 2.5K views in two days. However, I would like to continue this series by reviewing some courses which I believe are valuable to position yourself in the market and…

Background “Software is eating the world” This is the most expressive statement I have ever read which describes the current craziness and hastiness in the software industry. Starting from IoT, self-driving cars, AI/ML, cryptocurrencies, automation to continuous innovation from startups and industry giants, and any buzzword that you have heard. Under the stress of this nasty wave, a pressing question always pops-up to all technology field workers: What should I do about it? Should I…

Background Situation As humans, we typically spend our time on different activities: work, religion, friends, social commitments, etc. However, as time passes, opportunities come, networks expand, information influx increases, it becomes challenging to sustain a balanced pace on all aspects. Therefore, plans start to get missed up, the schedule gets disorganized, and we start failing meeting our expectations and surrounding people expectations. Even worse, this usually results in a feeling of sadness and disappointment which…

Now, we continue what we started in (The Unconventional Guide to Call Center Performance Analysis using AI – Part 1), and implement a really cool step, which is sentiment analysis. Sentiment analysis Sentiment analysis is among the most exciting problems in the field on NLP (Natural Language Processing). It consists of identification of a text attitude towards a topic, positively or negatively, and returning a score between some maximum negative and maximum positive (e.g., 0…

Hello everyone, as I promised we are continuing with the second (and last) part of critical success factors of an IT Consultant. Now, we will switch our focus from business skills to regular technical skills and personality traits. LET’S Do It! From a technical point of view … You are open to working on different platforms: Typically, IT Consultants are quite mobile and change projects frequently, it is not uncommon for an IT Consultant to…

Welcome back friends, I hope you spent an energetic weekend – FULL of fun and achievements 😊. In my very first blog post (Hello World, I am blogging!) I have mentioned that the blog core focus will be AI services and human side of software industry; Hereby, I am kicking off by discussing IT Consulting from my few years’ experience. Currently, I am following 75% technical and 25% soft skills blog posts, which means to…

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