Keynote: Managing Your Software Development Career


8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Rockford Lhotka



The software development industry goes through periods of stability, punctuated by moments of major change and upset. During your career it is very likely that vendors, platforms, tools, and technologies will come and go. We appear to be in one of these periods of change right now. How can you protect and leverage your existing investments in training, skills, knowledge, and experience given the rise of cloud computing, touch-based tablet clients, and other trending technologies? Based on over 24 years of experience, including living through multiple development platform shifts, Rocky will share his thoughts on how you can manage your career, enabling you to benefit from this type of major change.