Wusel- and Structure-Rats – building great and innovative teams

Often observing nature can lead to great insights. And sometimes looking at a group of rats can teach you how to build great teams, organisations and human relationships in general. This is the theory of wusel- and structure-rats. The initial theory came from my mentor and friend Jan Dzulko. He derived it from the learnings …

The Innovation Coin Principle – how to balance innovation and efficiency

Engineers like to build stuff. That's what they were educated for, do and love! And most engineers love their new toys. New Languages, frameworks, new, new. That's great, because most engineers I've met in my career are curious by nature and that is very important! The whole tech industry moves at a very high pace. …

Das Phrasenschwein – The “Phrase Piggy”

The german language is great. It allows all kind of combinations of words, enabling to create precise terms for particular things. Since I've decided to continue my blog in english, there's some translation work necessary. Some more, some less effective or correct. Anyways, let's start with a term, that's hard to translate: Das Phrasenschwein is …