What I do all day….
I’ve been keeping a journal of what I do during my work day the last two weeks, trying to determine what I enjoy most about my job and figure out what I want to do next.
This past week has been insane; keep in mind that I manage software development – that is my actual title. See if you can spot where I did that….
DW Build failed – Spent the entire day rerunning process, validating numbers, caching data and running reports. All manual.
Updated 12 project plans
Created 4 new project plans
Tested 2 new software tools
Pulled statistics for three revenue projection models
Two hours of making nice meetings
Resolved Sharepoint connectivity issues
Designed a web site for initiative launch
Redesigned a process to eliminate duplication of effort – created LOADS of Visio diagrams
Team building extravaganza over coffee
Installed and configured 2 SQL08 instances
Rescoped conversion project for two data warehouses
Researched Fastflip and presented overview to executives
Reviewed SEO outsourcing project details and made recommendations
Validated projection models for discounts and rate changes
Team building extravaganza part deux over coffee
Created interview quiz for data analysis position (not mine)
Facilitated process redesign discussion to final agreement
Reviewed current hardware inventory for department and defined optimal requirements by job description
Nine hours of meetings