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  • Downey, Jack; Power, Norah (Association for Computing Machinery, 2007)
    While the specific knowledge, skills and abilities needed to develop software can be determined, it is much more difficult to decide what skill set is required for any given software development role. This paper suggests ...
  • Downey, Jack (Association for Computing Machinery, 2010)
    Students interested in information systems and information technology careers can see a clear career path – from programmer to chief information officer (CIO). However, those interested in computer science or software ...
  • Downey, Jack (2009)
    This paper reports on two studies into the skills required to develop software. In the first, senior software practitioners in four companies, across seven roles were interviewed. However, the architect role proved difficult ...
  • Downey, Jack (Association Computing Machinery, 2011)
    This paper proposes an exploratory study to determine why some computer science or software engineering graduates abandon their careers in software to pursue radically different paths. While these people may be experiencing ...
  • Downey, Jack (Association for Computing Machinery, 2006)
    The aim of this paper is to define the role of the ‘systems architect’ in the Irish telecommunications software sector and to compare it with Misic’s definition of a ‘systems analyst’ in the information systems arena. ...

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