Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Most ‘engineers' are actually involved in the software craft with their restricted skills of coding and testing

A call for software professionalism

Software professionalism is not just about technical brilliance; it is about consistently delivering high quality product within the committed time, says L. N. Rajaram, Director of Chennai-based Expert Software Consultants Ltd ( “It is about both knowledge and the skills to apply it correctly. Skills can be mastered only through the discipline of repeated practice.” He rues that the most neglected skills of measuring and managing one's own time and defects are, in fact, the essence of software professionalism.


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