Penny Allen, quality lead for Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) inspired me with her keynote at PNSQC as she described six key traits of a technologist.
- Curiosity beyond “what does it do?”
- Inventive problem solver
- Self-driven learner
- Coherent communicator
- Open-minded but practical
- Adept at finding the signal in the noise
View the full video of her talk: Quality Engineering 2017: Trends, Tricks, and Traps. This slide appears at 32:42.