Follow @ionutbalosin Recently I attended GeeCon Krakow conference and during one of the talks the famous Venkat Subramaniam shared an interesting small application which captured my attention and got stuck in my mind. Going home, I have decided to zoom into the problem and to better understand what happens under theContinue reading… Shared Variable Optimization Within A Loop
Follow @ionutbalosin Key Takeaways Designing architectural diagrams might not be an easy task; it can be tricky or error prone, even for the simplest ones. Creating consistent and meaningful diagrams brings clarity and consensus across different stakeholders. In most cases, the real issues are not strictly related to using aContinue reading… The Art of Crafting Architectural Diagrams
Follow @ionutbalosin Takeaways Why having proper names is important Examples of poor naming within the IT industry Side effects caused by poor or leaky names How to deal with poor naming in teams and companies How to prevent bad terminology happening in the future After reading plenty of articles,Continue reading… Does the IT Industry Need Better Names?
Follow @ionutbalosin Takeaways Why the career development matrix in many companies is faulty and prevents employees from following a purely technical career path. How dangerous is for a technical person to be promoted to a leader position. What are the benefits and what are the drawbacks? How to avoid orContinue reading… Reflections on the Technology Career Matrix and Its Pitfalls
Follow @ionutbalosin Performance is an important criterion every software application might satisfy and each Architect should have in mind when designing and putting in place the Quality Attribute tactics, if this is an important ASR (Architectural Significant Requirement). Sometimes it becomes really hard to tune and improve a mature and complexContinue reading… How to Measure Performance in Java Applications
Follow @ionutbalosin Motivation After several years of software development we tend to ask ourselves which way to go next, should we embrace a management position because we want to be in ours manager’s boots being the team’s boss, to decide everything in the project, or we should follow a carrier in softwareContinue reading… Transition from Software Developer to Architect
Follow @ionutbalosin Xavier Rene-Corail and myself were interviewed by InfoQ online publication. Below is the entire interview. To remain agile while offshoring software development, you have to invest time to make agile practices work under conditions where they are not supposed to work. Giving up is not an option, argued XavierContinue reading… Stretching Agile in Offshore Development
Follow @ionutbalosin Articolul curent este in interviu acordat publicatiei online CRTL-D. [CTRL-D] Profilul tău de Linkedin ne spune că în prezent eşti Tech Leader. Ce implică partea de “tech” iar apoi ce presupune partea de “leader” în cadrul Luxoft? Partea de “tech” menține legătura cu activitățile de natura tehnică, respectivContinue reading… A Technical Leader Interview