This week I had several discussions and hypothesis about German tech culture and pioneering, which make me to write them down on my Sunday thoughts for further discussion. Those thoughts are around now for many years now and is nothing really new. Why German tech companies need a change? The scale of tech winners by @BenedictEvans … More Seven Hypothesis of German Tech Culture and Challenging the Status Quo
Last week I was lucky to read an article that made me think deep: #Facebook at scale “On #Android alone, we do between 50,000 and 60,000 builds a day.” https://t.co/M3wGhZ61Jm pic.twitter.com/9EdNk4wJGW — @Virtual_Patrick (@Virtual_Patrick) September 4, 2017 The fact to deliver code faster, safer, and with better quality is not new. It is a common … More Releasing fast at scale like #Facebook
Two days Product Owner Camp in Frankfurt @DB_Skydeck sponsored by @DBSystel – and I was really happy to participate and contribute this time. The #POCamp (official Twitter tag) was held as a typical barcamp in an open format. Keynote with Klaus Leopold The keynote was done remotely by Klaus Leopold about “Business Matters” – too … More 2nd Product Owner Camp 2017 – Summary, Overview & Impressions #POCamp
Successful companies have mastered and learned to focus on execution to run their business. But focussing on execution could be a trap, because there might be better ways to solve their customers’ problems, especially when it comes to disruption and disruptive technologies. In theory you want to disrupt yourself before someone else is disrupts you. … More Change Your Focus and Ask The Right Questions – Impact!
Chef vs Cook A chef is expected to try lot of new things and come up with creative new dishes. Cooks are expected to make a dish efficiently with a little variation. But rather than focussing on business operations, you’ll need to constantly come up with new recipes. This is why creative environements and culture … More Creative Culture
As a product owner I’m often being involved in discussions about building and doing it finally right. But what is right? What is the common understanding in doing it right? It depends on so many dimensions the counterparts are demanding and the finding about doing it right in building software is simple: There is no … More Ask the right questions – even when “there is no right answer”
Thursday morning notes while reading the lean mindset by Mary and Tom Poppendieck: Focus on optimze the whole > focus on eliminating waste Focus on potential customers > focus on adding features for today’s customers Focus on experimentation > focus on predictability Focus on impact > focus on productivity Focus on resiliency of decentralization > … More Lean Principles