The image of annual appraisals is negative. This is due to many mistakes that organisations make when conducting them. What tips help?
Should software be purchased or developed individually? Which arguments speak for a standard software, which for an individual development? A pros and cons.
Learnfluencers as the key to a learning culture, low performance vs. low performers and freedom for intelligent working – 3 impulses from 3 experts.
Companies are increasingly demanding greater customer focus. Why does this make sense and how can it be achieved? And who determines its success?
Feedback is an opportunity for companies. Unfortunately, they often forget one little thing, but it is elementary for the interaction with customers.
Small Data is an alternative to Big Data. What is behind it, what is special about it and how can companies use it internally and externally?
Children’s interest in software development, internal experts, the value of Scrum and search engine optimisation – 4 impulses from 4 experts.
Artificial intelligence with tools like ChatGPT is also on the rise in software development. How useful is that? A pro and con.
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The question of whether children should learn to code already at school is hotly debated. One point is often overlooked: We need a revolution!
Different characteristics of innovations, the longing for leadership and the effect of individual bonuses – 3 impulses from 3 experts.
In the company, there are procedures, patterns or marketing practices that have not been thought through to the end and are not suitable for imitation. A selection!
Greenwashing is considered bad and image-damaging, but many companies do it. What are the reasons and motives for and against it?
The superficial support of a community, cooperation instead of opposition and the prescribed return to offices – 3 impulses from 3 experts.
Creativity is an important ingredient for the success of companies. How creative are organisations and what tips promise improvement?
Different working hours, communication about agility and a role in employee retention – three impulses from three experts on three topics.
Do you treat your customers like kings or do you not want this at all? And who is your king: the employees or the customers? An individual opinion.
What does a proxy product owner do? In which scenarios is he used and what are the challenges?
Key figures are omnipresent in organisations. What are their purposes, what effects do they have and what blind spots loom?
Value pricing, effort estimation in software development and developer skills of Agile Coaches – 3 impulses from 3 experts on 3 topics.
Many artists have approached the motif of the Easter Bunny in their paintings. A surreal excursion into an art history and a homage to Easter.
What is the importance of personal brands for companies? A conversation with Heiko Roessel, Tanja Bernsau and Alex Rammlmair about personal branding.
A conversation with ChatGPT about the importance of clicks and impressions, and a possible end to content marketing as we know it today.
In many industries, workers are as highly contested as customers. Unwanted turnover of staff can thus become a danger for companies. What to do?
Why do people like posts on social media, what meaning can likes have and are likes a kind of currency and if so, for whom?
“What is the most important skill for employees and for companies? – Madeleine Kern, Janine Tychsen and Joan Hinterauer answer these two questions.
The time is right for really wonderful book recommendations. Different themes, different motifs, exciting books!
A hyperagile approach helps in the development of good software.10 tips for optimisation in software development – a satire.
Many employees like transparency and associate it with freely accessible information and open communication. Where are the possible limits?
Lack of software acceptance jeopardises corporate investments. On which factors does acceptance depend and how can it be increased?
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Is it true that customers do not know what they want? Maybe service providers only hear what they want to hear? An appeal for good service.
We are living in an age of transformation, but what does this mean for companies? Where stays the customer during the transformation? And what comes after the transformation?
“How do you learn?” and “How do organisations learn?” – Julia Collard, Tim Robert Zander and Tobias Leisgang answer these two questions in a conversation.
How can you eliminate requirements if the quantity of requirements is too large and new requirements are continually being added?
Simon Sinek calls for “Start with Why” when it comes to leadership. Can this demand be transferred to the requirements engineering of companies?
What is the truth of the saying “A fool with a tool is still a fool”? What influence do tools, features or perspectives have in the assessment?
A list of abbreviations that are frequently used on the internet. JTLYK, probably TL;DR, AFAIC useful and an alternative to STW.
A collection of quotes about paths, planning, future, knowledge, ideas, risks, courage, mistakes, changes, successes, motivation, leadership and happiness.
Basic features are not perceived by many customers, but their absence causes dissatisfaction. Why is their importance increasing nowadays?
Dealing with Google rankings is an ongoing task. What “truths” often remain unspoken in the task and what insights do they yield?
Many companies are practised in dealing with users, yet there are often situations in which the user does not play a role. Time for an analysis.
Companies are increasingly talking about disruption. What is a disruption anyway and what relevance does it have internally and externally?
The call for authentic communication is getting louder and louder. Why should authenticity nevertheless not become a leitmotif of your organisation?
Product recalls are anything but rare. What should companies keep in mind, what is the process and why is communication so important?
Es ist Zeit für neue wunderbare Buchempfehlungen. Und es ist Zeit für drei spezifische Fragen an wunderbare Buchautor:innen.
Social selling is considered the new magic wand of successful selling. With the right people in focus, this may even be true.
In mathematics lessons, we often look for an X. It is a placeholder, much like agility is a placeholder in companies.
“Those who can read have a clear advantage” – says a popular wisdom. And which books are particularly worth reading? These recommended works are.
“Do you read, do you know”. But which books are well worth reading? A new list with 12 book recommendations answers this question.
Voltaire said that “reading strengthens the soul”. But which books, among others, are worth reading? A list of book recommendations answers this question.
Customer retention is important. Yet there are often situations where companies almost sabotage their customer relationships. A field report.
Please keep going! There is nothing to see here! Except goldfish and tips for communicating benefits and call to actions.
What is Dark Data? What are the prominent and lesser-known examples and should companies collect and monetise dark data?
Onboarding is important for the integration of new employees into an organisation. What are the challenges and tips for online onboarding?
What is a buzzword? What effect does it have? Why is it subjective, what is behind the labelling of terms and what is the most secret buzzword?
Sports metaphors are often used in companies to describe situations and to increase the motivation of employees. How useful is this?
The competition for IT service providers in Berlin is fierce. Many companies are facing a central challenge for which there is only one logical answer.
Many companies underestimate the importance of speed in competition. Time for an appeal for more speed in organisations.
The demand for organisational rebellion is generally considered nonsense. Could rebellious activities nevertheless be useful for organisations in certain areas?
The discussion about documentation in code is not new. Time for pros and cons, and time for the question of what should actually be documented.
The session duration is considered an important indicator of the quality of a website. How important is the length of stay really? An opinion.
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Organisations that have difficulties with Scrum often have to listen to accusations that they are not applying Scrum properly. Is the accusation true?
Feedback is often called a gift. But is feedback really a gift? What is the intention and what is the true effect of feedback?
Content marketing is a good approach to attract interested parties. But is it really worth it? And what would be an alternative?
The requirements analysis knows numerous methods and techniques. Which methods work remotely or online? And what additional tips are available?
Companies are often asked to find their differentiator and define a Unique Selling Proposition. But does this USP even exist?
Products and systems are often misused. What are the reasons and why are such Misuse Cases suitable for determining requirements?
The cover letter in the application process is not popular with many companies and also with applicants. Why does it make sense, however, and what tips are there for writing it?
What are the main Google ranking factors? Read backgrounds and a classification of important aspects and often repeated statements.
We live in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world. What does VUCA mean for companies and how can the challenges of the VUCA world be mastered?
Although dealing with stakeholders is important for the success of organisations, it is often neglected. How does good stakeholder management work?
Many organisations are in a state of upheaval. New concepts for new work are being sought. An interview with Dr. Andreas Zeuch about New Work and Old Work.
Uber is a synonym for disruptive business models. Who can learn from Uber? How does benchmarking work and why does a comparison with Uber often make no sense?
There are many tips and advice for communication in the workplace. However, there are many situations where attitudes and perspectives influence communication.
88,883 developers from 179 countries participated in Stack Overflow’s annual survey of methods, technologies and their working environment. A selection of the results.
Project marketing tries to increase the acceptance of projects. When does project marketing take place, who is the centre of attention and what tips are there?
A project review is a retrospective of a project phase or project. What is the ideal approach in terms of structure, moderation and time?
In the Internet age, companies often forget the person behind an IP address. They ask customers for assessments, but ignore their needs. How does it work better?
No company will publicly admit that its own service is poor. What does good service depend on? And why is it worth having a different perspective on customers?
Project communication is important for active and also for passive stakeholders. What happens when external project communication does not take place?
Apple Inc. is the most expensive company ever. Does that also make the US corporation the most valuable company in the world? When is a company valuable? And for whom?
What best practices are there for the preparation, implementation and follow-up of requirements workshops? What questions help and how do you deal with conflicts?
How important is the price in a purchase decision? A thesis with reference to the cost/performance ratio, the Kano Model, the break-even point and the limit value of the price.
MS Excel is the most frequently used software in requirements management. Why is that so? What are the advantages of using Excel and when does it not make sense to use it?
Many companies find it difficult to terminate a project. What should organisations look for when they decide to abort a project?
Do you know the most important factor of a software selection? What should you pay attention to during the software selection process and which steps make sense?
What will project management look like in 2030? How will the role of the project manager change? 11 theses about the project management of the future.
If a project threatens to fail, a new project manager could help. What should you be aware of when changing project managers?
What is the best process in requirements management? What is the ideal procedure for requirements collection and which steps are essential?