The product management roles in my career have been, by far, the most challenging and rewarding: the required multidisciplinarity and the fuzzy nature of the beast demand continuous learning, adaptation.. and I love this aspect.
Resources I consider fundamental for a product manager’s journey:
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The future of Windows Workflow Foundation in the context of .Net Core lies with the open-source project CoreWF.
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Artificial Intelligence, Automation, Robotics are enabling the 4th Industrial Revolution. Robotic Process Automation (RPA), a catalyst for AI adoption, plays a central role in this evolution, by empowering organizations to take their Digital Transformation to the next level.
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I applied to Estonia’s e-Residency program to get an early glimpse into the future of e-citizenship and e-society; I became a member in March 2016 and since then I’ve witnessed how the project evolved from a Foreign Direct Investment Innovation and Gateway to the European Market into a solution that empowers entrepreneurs from all countries to join the next global digitalization and e-commerce wave.
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The System.Xaml.XamlObjectWriterException: Failed to create a PointCollection exception seems to happen when trying to load System.Activities.Presentation.dll / System.Activities.Core.Presentation.dll and one of their dependencies is missing. The problem can be avoided by removing the view state information from the Workflow Xaml Definition and by excluding the SAP / SAP2010 libraries from the AppDomain when instancing the Workflow, since they are not needed at runtime for the execution:
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Windows Workflow Foundation is a mature technology from the .Net Framework (full) which empowers developers to build enterprise grade workflow based products and solutions. It is easy to get started with, if offers a lot of features out of the box and it powers some of Microsoft’s key projects (Sharepoint, Azure Powershell Workflow Runbooks).
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I was a speaker at CodeCamp Timisoara, where I presented Windows Workflow Foundation. The conference took place at the West University of Timisoara.
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I have successfully completed the Machine Learning course by Andrew Ng from Stanford University on Coursera (certificate and course record verification link here ).
I highly recommend it! Andrew Ng (the brain behind Baidu’s, Google’s AI efforts and co-founder of Coursera) has put together a great course, with detailed explanations, useful examples and practical exercises.
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Estonia, the small country from Northern Europe, also known as The Baltic Tiger, is one of the most digitalized and innovative countries in the world, a recognized leader in Digitalization and a role model for other countries that want to pursue and implement large scale Digital Transformation strategies.
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I organized the Technological Innovation and Entrepreneurship conference together with 2 colleagues from UVT FEAA MSODSA. The event took place on the 15th of January 2016 at the recently inaugurated INCDEMC Renewable Energies Laboratory, in Timisoara, Romania. The mission of our project was to present to our audience all the steps involved in getting from a technical innovative idea to an actual competitive product for the market.
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I was a speaker at Microsoft Summit 2015, where I presented Windows Workflow Foundation. The conference took place in Bucharest, Romania, at the Parliament Palace.
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Raspberry Pi is a quite powerful, versatile board and it offers a lot for the $35 price. I bought & configured one for a NAS + miniDLNA server and it works surprisingly well. Having an old webcam laying around, the idea of a DIY Home Monitoring & Intruder Alert system came to life. Because I wanted to be able to access the video stream from pc & mobile, I went for an implementation with Node.js and a responsive web app.
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As a presenter at Timisoara .NET Meetup #2 I thought it would be interesting to share with the local community some of my experience with a not so known technology from the .NET stack: Windows Workflow Foundation. For this purpose, I built a demo app (source code available on github) and a short introductory presentation for the topic.
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A while ago, inspired by this article Frontiers of Computational Thinking: A SXSW Report by Stephen Wolfram, I looked-up the Wolfram Language. It is described as a very powerful symbolic language with built-in algorithms and knowledge base and indeed it looks quite impressive: you can accomplish a lot with just a few lines of code.
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