Creative Culture

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

Trust Is Adding Value To Your Daily Work

Size matters and size comes in different flavors like for example value, cost and time. All dimensions correlate somehow into results depending on the metric you’d like measure. Stop! Do you even measure one of those dimensions on a regular base? Do you make them transparent? For whom? Colleagues, your boss, your team, your organization or … More Trust Is Adding Value To Your Daily Work

The luxury of being offline – insights and learnings without dopamin

More than ONLY three days offline After more than only 3 days without a mobile phone, since yesterday I am back online again. It comes with mixed feelings and some insights I’d like to share – nothing special only some of my experiences and insights during this time. Simon Sinek about Millenials and technology usage I feel addicted to … More The luxury of being offline – insights and learnings without dopamin

Beyond #Lean and #Agile

Marty Cagan inspired me to write two cents about my view of “beyond lean and agile“. I don’t have the experience like Marty, only 10 years in product management and 3 years as a product owner. Marty also pointed out how important the understanding of product managers vs product owners really is and how essential they are for building good products. Lean … More Beyond #Lean and #Agile

Matrix42 EPE 4 click like clockwork – 30 releases in 2016

Since February 3rd 2016, we now shipped up to 30 releases with the Matrix42 Bootimage Upgrade To EPE 4 to ensure OS installations with the latest and greatest hardware with Intel Skylake architectures. The EPE releases click like clockwork not because of challenges with the EPE, but due to the reorganisation in production to agility. … More Matrix42 EPE 4 click like clockwork – 30 releases in 2016

Nonviolent #Communication for #agile teams

I’ve written before about the communication challenges of a scrum team. For me communication is nothing special to scrum, but it is very important to find a common understanding when comes to collaborative work building features and talking about user stories. It also improves our daily lifes working on our behaviors and attitudes. I’ve bought an audio … More Nonviolent #Communication for #agile teams