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Where Did All the Project Managers Go?

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“ Software is eating the world ” claimed venture capitalist, Marc Andreessen in his 2011, New York Times article. Not just technology companies (like Google, Apple) but every sector is being disrupted by software including retail (Amazon), banking (PayPal, cryptocurrencies), transportation (Tesla, Uber), and travel (Airbnb). As organizations realize their software systems provide the competitive advantage then stopping development equates to an end to innovation or competing.

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Where Did All the Project Managers Go?

Leading Answers

“ Software is eating the world ” claimed venture capitalist, Marc Andreessen in his 2011, New York Times article. Not just technology companies (like Google, Apple) but every sector is being disrupted by software including retail (Amazon), banking (PayPal, cryptocurrencies), transportation (Tesla, Uber), and travel (Airbnb). As organizations realize their software systems provide the competitive advantage then stopping development equates to an end to innovation or competing.

Is Software Development Art or Engineering

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I started my career as a Software Engineer , writing Fortran 77 signal processing algorithms to find and track missile launchers in the middle eastern desert. This skill was an extension of the signal processing work I did as a grad student looking for information in the data stream of a particle accelerator. The PDP-15 was a machine that ran Fortran but also Focal, a language suitable for formula calculations needed for signal processing. Related articles.