How to Stay Abreast in the Ever-changing World of Tech

Staying up to date with everything can be a real burden. This course looks to solve that problem by offering a practical tested system to help you improve your skill set, get relevant updates you need, and create opportunities through networking.
Course info
Rating
(91)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 14, 2017
Duration
56m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(91)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 14, 2017
Duration
56m
Description

A problem that all technologists struggle with is staying up to date with all the changes in the industry. There are just so many things to keep track of: trends, influencers, framework changes, best practices, events, and the list can go on. In this course, How to Stay Abreast in the Ever-changing World of Tech, you'll learn a structured solution to that problem that makes staying up to date easier than ever. First, you'll explore some of the core principles and strategies that are utilized in tech to keep your skill set fresh and up to date. Next, you'll cover the SUN staying up to date system, where you'll go over the core components, such as maintaining your skill set, having a constant stream of relevant updates, and networking. Finally, you'll dive into a few examples and step-by-step instructions in setting up your own system, and how to maintain it indefinitely. By the end of this course, you'll have a working system that will allow you to optimize your professional growth. You'll have everything you need to upgrade your skill set efficiently, be aware of all industry changes, and have networking down to a science.

About the author
About the author

Doru founded and runs a marketing agency with global clients in a wide range of industries. His focus is on campaigns that convert and get new business through the door, not feel good campaigns. In terms of approach he believes in authentic and blunt advertising without the presence of small print.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Doru Catana, and welcome to my course How to Stay Abreast in the Ever-changing World of Tech. A problem that all technologists struggle with is staying up-to-date with all the changes in their industry. There are just so many things to keep track of: trends, influencers, framework changes, best practices, events, and the list can go on and on. This course comes as a solution to that problem and makes staying up-to-date easier than ever, and it does this in a structured, easy-to-follow way. First, you get a bird's eye view and answer the fundamental question, why stay ahead in the first place? Then, you'll discover some of the core principles and strategies that the best people in tech use to keep their skillset fresh and never miss important updates relevant to their industry, be it dev ops, creative engineering, or anything in between. After principles, you'll explore how learning and memorizing works so you can put to good use the upcoming module that covers the SUN staying up-to-date system. We will go over the core components: maintaining your skill set, having a constant stream of relevant updates, and networking. And since theory alone is not the course goal, in the final modules we'll go over a few examples and step-by-step instructions in setting up your own system and how to maintain it indefinitely. By the end of the course, you'll have a working system that will allow you to optimize your professional growth. You'll know everything from how to upgrade your skillset efficiently, be aware of all industry changes, and have networking down to a science. I hope you'll join me in learning more about how to stay abreast in the ever-changing world of tech with this course on Pluralsight.