Being the only non-technical employee in a software development company is interesting, to say the least. There are the heavily involved jokes (where the minimum required qualification to comprehend it is a BEng), the heated arguments about which version of Lotus was better than that version of Office, the rolling eyes when you still write with a pen and paper, and the endless cups of coffee. There is, however, one thing that truly stands out, and that is the technical person's attention to detail.
Another new competitor. Where do they get all these programmers? Why am I only learning about this now? Are they an immediate threat? How is this even possible? These thoughts and more are whizzing through my brain as I glide through the local gym's swimming pool. It has been a long day with quite a few unexpected (and sometimes frustrating) surprises...
Future Pavilion Cape Town 2014 will bring a host of innovative technology products, solutions and services from Portugal to South Africa in November. From interactive games and innovative retail, to health solutions and impactful design. This is the penultimate stop this year on a roadshow that has already visited four cities.
Issued by Tumbleweed Communications 14 Oct 2014 14:03