How to start your project, successfully manage it, and create software products, explained the experts from companies Vakoms and Epam, who participated in IT Expert project. Mykhaylo Rudyy (Vakoms) and Tetyana Sviridova (Epam) spoke with the students of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv and National University “Lviv Polytechnic” and shared with them their own experience on teamwork and software development.
Mykhaylo Rudyy met with freshmen at the Institute of Computer Science and Information Technologies of National University “Lviv Polytechnic”. He spoke about the way the projects were implemented from the beginning until the end. He also explained the students how the project work looked like, and how to turn the idea into a practical model. First-year students learned how to work in a team, and how to deal with difficulties that may arise on the project.
Tetyana Sviridova held two lectures at Ivan Franko National University of Lviv. She met with seniors of the Applied Mathematics Department at the Faculty of Applied Mathematics and Informatics. She spoke about ways of managing IT projects and skills needed to finalize the project successfully. She described the testing and verification of IT projects so they would work correctly.
Tetyana also met with the students of the Faculty of Electronics at the same university. There, she spoke about the technology of creating software products. The expert explained different software models such as waterfall and agile. Students asked about Epam, how it was launched, and the features of working in such a large company. Tetyana used game methods in her lectures, so students played a game during both lectures.
IT Expert is a project that involves experienced professionals in the educational process in Lviv universities. IT specialists conduct lectures for students to share best practices and their own experience. This way, students can talk directly with experts who work in IT and focus on the skills they need in their future careers.