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Agile can work

A lot has been written about Agile. Many companies follow the trend and are in the middle of a transformation. Others believe that this is yet another hype that will pass. Younger developers know waterfalls only from hiking while experienced executives observe the revolution skeptically. There is hardly a topic that is currently more under dispute - as if it were a new religious war.

And indeed, Agile is rather a question of the mindset than about a delivery model.

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IT Security Follow the Germans!

Information is an essential value for companies and must therefore be adequately protected. Reliable functioning information processing as well as the associated technology are essential for the maintenance of the operation. Inadequately protected information is a frequently underestimated risk factor that can even be existence-threatening.

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Why Values matter

Values are crucial. They define what’s important to us. Most interpersonal conflicts can be traced back to violations of values.

Violations of values always trigger emotions. And once the conflict becomes emotional, then fact-based arguments usually have a difficult stand.

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Don´t Think IT-Security is a Technical Problem

You think security is some stuff the IT department has to handle and it “should just work“? It is somehow important, but investing too much money is not worth either. Some IT geeks are dropping the money anyway into some kind of deep ditch in the server center? Are you thinking secretly that you might do that fancy Facebook campaign better instead? If you think so, then you are not alone. But, unfortunately, you are not right.

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Irritated? - Great!

When we were kids, we just had it. Inquisitively we absorbed everything around us: Behaviours of the elderly, views, books. We tried to understand the world and learned new things every day. Why aren’t we able to act like this that as adults? Because we push everything through the filter of our experience.

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