Month: July 2015

Look for a New Angle! The Value of the IT Outsider

There are definite challenges to being an outsider in the world of IT. However, I remain convinced that there are strong benefits to being an outsider coming into a new sector.

Training for Competency, not Memorization

One of the major benefits of the competency based model is that advancement is based on mastery of the skills, knowledge and abilities identified as key for the learner on any particular subject. But this idea can be controversial among the more established intellectual elites.