What is better than Remote-First 1.0? Remote-First 2.0!
2021-07-04 Management Culture Remote Thoughts
Two weeks ago I got my second jab. I am fully vaccinated now. I am now in Germany to see my parents for the first time in 12 month. Yes: It is finally ... Read More
Distances - Know them. Manage them.
2021-06-01 Management Culture Remote Thoughts
Building and managing remote-first organizations means that you also need to understand (and manage) distances! To develop your ability to understand ... Read More
The first Summit/Hack-a-thon @ Community
2021-02-12 Management Community Culture Remote
As people know … I am big fan of building and maintain this balance between Product and Engineering where … Product makes sure we build ... Read More
What's a Staff Director?
2020-08-31 Management Thoughts Culture
Community is growing fast. More business. More customers. More people. More money. More (necessary) complexity (software and people). The demand for ... Read More
Discussing Remote ... the book!!!
2020-04-07 Software-Engineering Management TEDN Remote Culture Books
These days people look for advice and insight into how to build and run a remote-first engineering organization. And want/need to learn fast!!! One ... Read More
The Extreme Digital Nomad (TEDN)
2020-03-31 Software-Engineering Management TEDN Culture
In the last 25 years I have build and run multiple distributed software engineering organisations. My management style/philosophy is based on a couple ... Read More
Hub-First vs. Remote-First vs. Pod-First ... Skating to where the puck is going to be
2019-03-01 Software-Engineering Management Remote
Fig 1: Skating to where the puck ... Finding good and the right talent for an engineering organisation is as challenging as ever. And then you need ... Read More
GDSE @ edx.org (with TU Delft)
2018-01-24 Software-Engineering Management Conferences
MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are massive!!! I did my first one 7 years ago (on Cousera; Martin Odersky’s course on Functional Programming ... Read More
About being a (software development) manager ... and managing energy!!!
2018-01-20 Software-Engineering Management Culture
A lot has been written and said about what you need to do as a manager or more specifically as a manager of a software development ... Read More
Hackweeks @ Nitro ... The Why, The What, The How
2017-07-29 Software-Engineering Management Culture
As already discussed: I am obsessed with building cars!!! Not in the sense that I want/need to build cars, but in the sense that Henry Ford famously ... Read More