Technology professionals who don't keep up with technology soon become ex-technology professionals. Learn how you can efficiently keep up in fields where change is rapid, available knowledge keeps expanding, and current knowledge becomes obsolete.
Keeping up with evolving technology doesn't happen by accident - it takes
deliberate strategy - what to learn, how to learn, when to learn, and how
to compete. It's essential to learn how to keep up efficiently. In this
course, Keeping up with Technology, you'll get started on developing your
own strategy for improving your learning efficiency so you can win at the
technology career race. First, you'll explore different strategies to
efficiently keep up with the latest technology. Next, you'll learn which
technologies you should keep up with, how to determine when to learn them,
and how to find the time. Finally, you'll discover techniques to help you
learn efficiently, and how to keep up with technology as a marathon to
build a long-lasting career. By the end of this course, you'll have the
necessary knowledge to maximize your learning efficiency and time when
keeping up with today's evolving world of technology.
Dan Appleman is a well known author, software developer, and speaker. Currently the CTO of Full Circle Insights, he is the author of numerous books, ebooks, and online courses on various topics (technology and other). His latest book is "Advanced Apex Programming" - advancedapex.com Personal Website http://danappleman.com.
How do you keep up with technology? Naturally you have to keep up with the tech you’re working on, improving your knowledge of current technology while preparing for future versions. Broadening your skills into current and future versions of related technology is important as well. There’s new technologies that are used in your company that you could learn to broaden your responsibilities and maybe help you get that promotion. And then there are technologies you want to learn because they might offer job opportunities in the future, and of course some that you might want to learn just for fun.
That’s a lot of technology to learn. The pressure, the stress, the fear of falling behind is very real.
And there’s one thing I’ve learned, you can’t rely on brute force - just learning everything sight - to keep up with technology. You need to think strategically.
In this course you’ll learn strategies for keeping up. You’ll learn how to choose which technologies to keep up with, and how to judge the timing - when to learn them and how to find the time.You’ll discover techniques for learning efficiently, and how to treat keeping up with technology as a marathon to build a long lasting career.
Above all, you’ll learn how to maximize your efficiency - so that you can keep up with technology while still having time to do other things - like, have a life outside of work.
So join me, and discover what it really means to keep up with technology.