For nearly 6 months now I do something different than just technical work. I am currently – what they call at Rabobank – “Product Verantwoordelijke”. In English it sounds a bit weird: “product responsible”, or “responsible for the product”. And the product in question is Enterprise Manager and other tools or applications we use for administration.
“Product responsible” is a job where I’m basically deciding and advising on the technical stuff. So that doesn’t sound too big a job, especially because it’s just for Enterprise Manager, right? Sitting with two feet on my desk all the time?
Well, not quite apparently. It would be the case if a small DBA team of 4 people would use it, but in this case our team of 60+ DBAs and Fusion Middleware specialists use it. Also, it’s not supposed to stay like that. We’re working towards a Enterprise Manager as a Service model where a lot more people will get access to their specific targets via Enterprise Manager. Continue reading