Category: Dan Zrobok

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I’m now an Independent Consultant looking for Contracts

Yet again, It’s been awhile since I’ve updated the blog.. I’ve been busy getting married and I’ve made the decision to leave Perficient and try my hand at independent consulting in Canada. If you’d like to talk about what services I can provide, feel free to hit me up on one of the ten thousand […]

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Still Alive

Yes, I’m still alive. Things have been pretty slow this year and I haven’t had all that much to say here at DanZrobok.com. It looks like business is picking up in the 4th quarter and I find myself with an opportunity to work with iTKO Lisa, an SOA Testing tool. I’ll get into more details […]

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IBM Certification : Take it again, Free!

Just incase you were thinking of writing some IBM Certifications, there will be a new promotion in July called Take It Again which allows you to rewrite a failed certification test free. I have to re-write my WebSphere Integration Developer, WebSphere Process Server and DataPower certifications and am waiting for this promo to start before […]

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Blogging Deliquency

I have to admit that I’ve been a very poor blogger over the last two months or so.  It has more to do with a lack of day-to-day hands on with the IBM suite than a lack of topics to discuss. I’m currently back with IBM (on a contract basis) working on an IBM Software […]

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WebSphere Business Modeler certification exam 992 prep, Part 1: Manage business processes

Prepare for the IBM Certification Test 992, IBM WebSphere Business
Modeler Advanced V6.1, Business Analysis and Design. This tutorial
series covers
information about the business process management industry and tool usage.
We’ll review general business process management concepts and modeling
methodologies. In addition, you’ll learn how IBM WebSphere Business Modeler
relates to the SOA life cycle. Finally, you’ll explore critical success
factors for business process modeling.

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Slowing things down a bit

I’m currently in-between contracts right now, which means I don’t have my hands on a tool on a daily basis finding bugs and getting frustrated. I’m taking this time as a little break and tinkering with Linux and generally decompressing from a hectic year and a half at Perficient. Not to worry, once I’m back […]

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Seven Reasons Why Corporate Blogs Suck

From the blog ‘Ben means Business‘, Ben Jones lists the 7 reasons why corporate blogs suck. I really like the first reason: Reason#1: Fear of Transparency People who read blogs expect to “know” the author, and participate in discussions with the author and other readers. They enjoy an atmosphere that is genuine and has a […]

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My Next Opportunity: Oracle Fusion

As my gig here in Toronto doing WebSphere Process Server implementations comes to a close, I’m going to be moving on to a new opportunity using Oracle Fusion and Oracle BPEL. This should be very interesting as I will be able to directly compare and contrast the two integration engines from the perspective of someone […]

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