Creative and driven, Whitney relatively recently pivoted from an art-related career to one in tech. She is now a developer advocate at VMware where she puts the fun into cloud FUNdamentals!
Despite our best efforts, many software projects don’t end with champagne and cake. While some blame a bad technology choice, more often than not, the issues boil down to people problems. Traditional computer science education focuses on algorithms and languages while largely ignoring the human aspect of software and the sociology of organizations. Fear not friends, there are patterns and approaches that can help you win trust quickly, create allies, set expectations and effectively communicate during the ups and downs of project life!