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I’m Tracy Au and I have graduated from the Professional Writing program from university. I am an aspiring screenwriter, so this blog is used to promote my writing and attract people who will hire me to write for your TV show or movie. I write a lot about writing, TV, movies, jokes, and my daily life and opinions. I have another blog promoting my TV project at www.thevertexfighter.blogspot.com.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

data architect/ project manager

Feb. 14, 2016: Here are some more jobs listed on the Blue Cross job fair flier:

Data architect:

A data architect is a practitioner of data architecture, an information technology discipline concerned with designing, creating, deploying and managing an organization's data architecture. Data architects define how the data will be stored, consumed, integrated and managed by different data entities and IT systems, as well as any applications using or processing that data in some way.[1] It is closely allied with business architecture and is considered to be one of the four domains of enterprise architecture.


Step 1: Earn a Bachelor's Degree

A bachelor's degree program in information technology or a related field can help prepare students for future careers as data architects. An IT degree program may include coursework in database systems, data management, Web development, programming, operating systems, technology architecture and systems analysis. These programs also could cover IT problem-solving skills.


My opinion: This does not really interest me.

Project Manager:


A Project Manager is a professional in the field of Management. Project managers have the responsibility of the planning, procurement and execution of a project, in any domain of engineering. Project Managers are first point of contact for any issues or discrepancies arising from within the heads of various departments in an organization before the problem escalates to higher authorities. Project Management is the responsibility of a project manager. This individual seldom participates directly in the activities that produce the end result, but rather strives to maintain the progress, mutual interaction and tasks of various parties in such a way that reduces the risk of overall failure, maximizes benefits, and minimizes costs.


How to Become a Project Manager

While there is no set educational path to becoming a project manager, the most common route consists of earning a degree or certificate in project management, as well as professional certification. Project management careers require that you are able to coordinate and delegate a series of tasks and assignments in order to achieve a goal. According to the Project Management Institute (PMI), you should have excellent communication, leadership and time management skills if you want to have a successful career (www.pmi.org).

Bachelor's Degree in Project Management

One way to prepare for a career as a project manager is to complete a bachelor's degree program in project management or organizational management. You can also earn a bachelor's degree in another discipline, such as engineering, marketing, finance or information technology, and then apply that academic background to graduate-level study in business management or project management.


My opinion: This seems to be really hard and stressful.  You have to manage people and things.

Senior business analyst:

The Senior Business Analyst facilitates business process improvement via the methodical investigation, analysis, review and documentation of functional business specifications. This resource manages the requirements development process through the elicitation, analysis, specification and verification of multiple levels of requirements from an end-to-end perspective and supports the ongoing management of the requirements. The Senior Business Analyst will also coordinate and manage the implementation and/or integration of products or new features for clients including client training.

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS or a related discipline – advanced degree preferred
  • Chartered Insurance Operations Professional (CIOP)
  • Master Insurance Business Analyst (MIBA)


My opinion: It seems hard and does not really interest me.

Yeah, well it is still good to research new careers and expand my mind and learn new things.



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