About

This site is a personal experiment of mine.

Although I have little spare time, because of my work, family and friends duties (you know: Work hard, play hard… shop for things to eat), I wanted to share an write down some thoughts that are going through my mind. I do not expect anyone to read this stuff, I do it mostly for my selfish, narcissistic self ;).

For starters. I keep a lot of notes and knowledge base like stuff, in a few places, emails, Google notebook, bookmarks. I wanted to organize them and keep them for future use, so I won’t repeat mistakes. If keepeing them here will help someone else, that’s great!

I’m a lazy type of a person, I heard that’s the inventor kind, also I’m a Trekkie (what programmer geek isn’t), so I’d wish for the world to be a better place. Because of that I sometimes have and idea about things that could make life simpler. I bet some of this stuff was/will be invented by someone else but still they where also my original ideas. I have decided to blog them down.

About the author

My name is Janusz Skonieczny. I live in Warsaw, Poland.

I am a programmer by heart. Currently I hold a CTO position in a Polish small software company, Qualent Software.

I have almost 7 years of experience working in IT, most of this time I worked as a professional developer. I have experience in Enterprise Java and Microsoft .NET. I have worked on and lead project teams designing, developing and deploying software solutions in most of Polish telecommunication providers and biggest banks.

I like Agile Development direction. I cannot say that everything I do is agile, but I certainly use a few practices in my every day work.

For a couple of years I have specialized in Microsoft .NET and C# development – all kinds and flavours: Win Forms, ASP.NET, Mobile. Enterprise IT Infrastructure is the business area that I mostly do stuff. Identity Management & Administration is the area that often keeps coming back.

For last 3 years I was holding CTO position in a small software companies (at first informally ;)). In Internetium I have designed and introduced a software production process, deployed tools to support that process and trained developers to use them smoothly, it was then ISO 9001:2000 certified.

My area of professional interest is software quality, development automation, reliable and repeatable process, team motivation and other things that are related to project management.

I hold various certificates:

  • Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform (SCJP).
  • Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD) for Microsoft .NET
  • Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD) for Microsoft .NET
  • Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA) for Microsoft SQL Server 2000

See my MCP transcript (685415, VBGT54rf).

If you wish you can see my LinkedIn profile to see my professional and educational history.

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