Vacation is a great time. I love traveling and experiences with other cultures as all this comes with a huge enrichment out of my daily work and life. Walt Disney As Disneyland might sound trashy or childish to some readers, it is absolutely worth a trip, especially to have a look behind the scenes and … More About Imagineering, Completion and Professionalism – while not sharing everything you know
Last Wednesday I had the chance to join the local AI chapter in Frankfurt #AIFFM for the first time. It was a special event as they celebrated their 1 year anniversary – congratulations! In preparation of the event I tried to learn more about AI as this is one of the most hot topics and … More #AIFFM – One Year Anniversary of #AI in Frankfurt – cool demos and talks
Since the last presentation at the German developer day in Frankfurt, I shared some learnings about having a common understanding for agile transitions. This lead me to the idea to write down an overview and understanding of the role of product owners. I’ve read so much and work so long in this role, that the … More The Product Owner Overview as an Ultimative Mindmap
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
Earlier this week we had the pleasure to present the latest changes to the new customer user experience realization and plans of smarthome at #InnoDay17 @DeutscheTelekom in Bonn. Today booth babes at #InnoDay17 with #smarthome pic.twitter.com/GNTmXfc7cT — @Virtual_Patrick (@Virtual_Patrick) November 21, 2017 We presented the overall product portfolio too, as well as our European partners as … More #SmartHome #InnoDay17 @DeutscheTelekom
Google, Amazon and Apple are fighting really hard this year for their markets, exciting times for customers as new gadgets arrive before christmas season starts. Google hardware product launches Google yesterday announced major product updates within their hardware section: Pixel 2 Google Home Mini Pixelbook Pixel Buds Google Clips Google Assistant Check out the video: Amazon … More #Google answers on #Amazon and #Apple – where’s #Microsoft?
Today I’ve read a great post from Seth Godin about the difference of happiness and pleasure. Main differences in the definition are: Pleasure Happiness short-lived long-lived addictive additive selfish generous taking giving can be achieved with substances can’t be achieved with substances experienced alone experienced in social groups dopamine serotonin Due to the fact I … More Thoughts About Pleasure and Happiness
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
Last Tuesday we offered an exclusive round table for Matrix42 customers working with Empirum in our headquarter in Frankfurt. We initially invited all existing customers registered at the Matrix42 Marketplace at least subscribed products from the client management, compliance or service management category. Interested customers then needed to apply for this exclusive workshop with the senior management … More Impression of the exclusive Matrix42 Customer Round Table 2016
It was great to get the chance to be part of the agile transformation of our production team. We’ve started with this transition last year and it is great to be part of it. We have been coached by Boris Kneisel, who is an external scrum coach. He is an excellent coach to adapt agility for … More #Scrum: The journey to a life changer?!