IT specialist - a profession or a skill? | Studencki Festiwal Informatyczny
SFI Academic IT Festival
21 - 23 March 2019
Information Technology Center AGH D-17
IT specialist – a profession or a skill?
Jan Tadeusz Duda
SFI Enterprise 1.38
IT specialist - a profession or a skill? - Remarks on the social responsibility of IT specialists
When does “programming” constitute a job, and when solely a skill?
Information and communication technologies vs professional IT and programming skills.
What verifies the correctness of the programmer, and what – reliability of software? Responsibility for the effect of programmer’s work.
Qualities of a good programmer: awareness of fallibility, moderation in setting oneself tasks, respect for standards, willingness to constantly increase one’s knowledge.
Intellectual availability as a requirement of growing in IT jobs
The role of soft skills – teamwork and documentation clearness; respecting meticulosity from the very beginning of work.
Final remarks: can an IT job give you life satisfaction – including its material component?