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In this blog there are some thoughts, which might appear to be complete. Some are in progress and might be finished one day or not. Some are research notes and keep getting update. And some might remain incomplete forever.

Learn Engineering of Requirements from Sam Spiegel

A frequently underappreciated role in the software development process is that of the Product Manager/Owner. Even though it is nominally included in most modern processes, it frequently lacks power and scope.

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The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

The future is not Apple, Google or Microsoft. The future will be people today no one knows.

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Sacred Cows, Scarecrows and the Common Cuckoo

Every now and then I face a familiar situation in companies I engage w/—crew members, who have—accidentally, subconsciously or consciously, unintentionally or intentionally—become Sacred Cows, and as a consequence of this—the breeding ground of personal and organisational deformations.

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Girls and Boys (an Empiric Study)

Recognising the strengths of each group and person, and striving for the best mix is the Haute école of education—and a core component of inclusion.

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Agile

This will be a continuously updated article, last updated on 2019-10-27. I am stunned every time Agile is debated. The Agile Manifesto was in 2001. The talent I scout hasn’t been born in 2001. Those who went to university in 2001 are now in their 40s. Ward Cunningham was 52 in 2001. I went to […]

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Wear those headphones!

“People who know our music, they know who you are. They’ve been in the dark room, they know you better than your best friend, because you don’t sing like that to your best friend, you don’t sing in their ear.” Bono on Bono If you learn business from business, you will not get far. You […]

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Justice

Fundamental audio/videos on Justice. Justice w/ Michael Sandel Baby Judge School Importance of emotions in judgement. Babey Judge School / Against the Rules with Michael Lewis

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(c) 2019 T. E. Shaw / Rotterdam between Hotel New York and the Erasmus Bridge.

Internship in Rotterdam / Market Analysis and Marketing Plan

The workplace is in one of the coolest areas of Rotterdam, just next to Hotel New York, a couple of minutes by bike from the Erasmus bridge (c) 2019 T. E. Shaw Company Description Dun & Bradstreet is a business services company which offers information and insights about business data. Currently, Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) […]

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How to (Re-)Start a Scrum

(Re-)starting a Scrum does not attract as much attention as running a Scrum, but can be tricky, especially on the level of end-to-end organisation of the business. In the last months I helped (re-)start Scrum in a major bank, in a couple of investment funds, and in a major fintech, and I would like to […]

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History of Computing

My view on the History of Computing. Mostly from talent scouting, talent management, inspirational and leadership point of view. I do not really have a one favourite individual in the History of Computing, but I have chosen Alan Turing as a title image for now. For his Turing Machine concept, which helps me getting things […]

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