Da jeg så nyheden om, at jeg næste år kan flyve direkte fra Grønland til min fødeby, var min nordjyske begejstring så stor, at jeg næsten ...
"So, what do you all think?" I said. Everyone liked it. Or, at least no one disliked it. And everybody agreed that we should continue this way. Weeks prior, I had helped the team get started with the agile framework 'Scrum', and we had now come to the monthly evaluation
Since I started this blog, I have gotten the same question repeatedly: "What is the Hybrid Workplace?" Since that's all I talk about, I better explain. 😅 So here's a short video: If you have suggestions like this, please let me know [https://mailhide.io/e/mQluQDeZ]. Are there other topics
In the past year, both Facebook [https://www.oculus.com/experiences/quest/2514011888645651/] and Microsoft [https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/mesh] have launched plays to "enhance" online meetings with virtual reality. When companies this big both places bets on the same technology, it seems like it's destined for success. Surely,
Last week I wrote about in-person bias [https://www.ejstrud.com/hybrid-organisations-biggest-challenge-is-called/] and the challenges it causes for companies that are introducing more flexibility in when and where their employees work. It’s natural. You can’t care deeply about all 7,929,161,471 humans. Those you see daily
This week, I want to dig up and reevaluate an experiment I did three years ago. Back then, I worked with a team of eight. I wasn’t on the project full time, so I sat at my own desk some 25 meters away from the rest. Estimated travel time:
People thought we were the nerds. We thought we were the cool nerds. In University, I volunteered in a group that did stage productions for all concerts and parties on campus. If you needed massive speakers, smoke, and flashing lights, you would call us. We spend a ridiculous amount of
The way to improve hybrid meetings is to not have them at all. I know it sounds like stupid advice, but bear with me. Hybrid meetings don't work, and you always have a better alternative. Good, good, bad There are 3 meeting types: in-person, virtual, and hybrid. In-person meetings are
Put 4 people in a physical meeting room, and they will start talking. Put 4 people in a virtual meeting room, and they will stare at each other, not knowing what to do. Why this is, I’ll cover another time, but the cure is easy: have a planned activity.
"Can you hear me?" "Can you see my screen?" If you attend virtual meetings, you hear these questions too often. And you know the tumult that follows, where everybody scramble to find their unmute button and affirm that "Yes! We can hear you.". Luckily, it's easy to avoid: In virtual
All I wanted was a bed of sunflowers. This should be easy: 1. Buy sunflower seeds 2. Plant seeds 3. Wait But it wasn’t that simple. Ignore The Package Instruction The problem is that I don’t like it when things are planted in straight lines. Sure, in a
1984 is ancient. In a field as young as computer science, reading a book of this age is like reading about building a house in the middle ages; the tools, circumstances, and needs, were so different that the relevance today is limited. So is there still anything to be learned
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Factfulness by Hans Rosling Right now, as the world experience the worst pandemic in many years, the title of this post might seem like an inappropriate exaggeration. Nevertheless, reading Hans Rosling’s book Factfulness will leave you with a feeling that things aren’t so bad after all. A Life’
In R&D of the Pharmaceutical industry there is a strong culture of reviewing - everything. This isn't without reason. Many of the documents produced ends up being used to decide how patients should be treated. The material used for such decisions has to be sound. At Novo Nordisk I