Walt Disney might have through it was a small world. But he wasn't working in today's technology environment. To really succeed you need to find a way to make you and your abilities known. You can learn more in the article Standing Out from the Crowd.
Even more important to success is an understanding of the various rolls within software development.
A Typical Organizational Chart Within The Development Industry
You can learn about each of the positions within software development in the following series of articles:
Whether you're trying to find a spot to join the software development team or are an old pro, you'll learn how each of the roles has a critical part to play in creating quality products. (More...)
Within the software industry who is a Subject Matter Expert and what role do they play in the process? (More...)
Are you good and collecting, distilling and clarifying technical information? If yes, the Functional Analyst position may be a good job for you! (More...)
Have you ever wondered what it meant to be a solution architect? Most people wonder but can't find good information on what it means to be a solution architect. Learn not only what it means to be a Solution Architect - but also how to become one. (More...)
Discover what role the Development Lead plays in a project and what is involved with the position overall. (More...)
The developer role is the core role into the software development process and is the one that there are the most open positions for. The role itself has its own set of trade offs, however, for the upwardly mobile professional it may be the way to put yourself on the path for the position you really want. (More...)
Quality Assurance isn't boring. It's not just the one-by-one execution of test scripts. Quality Assurance is responsible for ensuring the quality in the project. Quality Assurance is a great way to become a part of the software development process. Take a look at what the role is and how it's essential to the software development process. (More...)
The deployment role is one that is critically important to the initial impression of the software being delivered. A bad installation experience can sour just about anyone's taste. Because of this the role of the deployment professional is increasing. (More...)
Do you like working with people? Training is without a doubt the most extroverted role of the software development process. See if this job is for you. (More...)
See how the project management role is one that is designed to help ensure that the software development process works as it is intended. (More...)
Learning how to communicate and evangelize to the team, to management, and to the rest of the organization can help you find your way to the development manager role. (More...)
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