OOP2018 - Test the Waters

A personal (short) review, again

Mar 02
OOP2018 - Test the Waters Cosima Laube

After being a first timer at the OOP conference in Munich 2017, I had again the pleasure to actively participate in that great conference in early February this year. Besides being a reviewer in the Developer Practises and the SocITy tracks and providing one session about Leadership development in t…

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Curiosity, Openness, and Acceptance.

What recent travel taught me about the non-judging awareness aspect of mindfulness.

Jan 07
Curiosity, Openness, and Acceptance. Cosima Laube

In Germany we say "between the years" if we want to refer to the time between Christmas and New Years Eve. In this time I travelled for 5 days to Leipzig in Eastern Germany to attend the 34th Chaos Communication Congress (34c3 in short).

One of the principles at the Congress is that All creatures a

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Scrum Master in Disguise

Impressions from the Product Owner Camp 2017 in Frankfurt

Sep 03
Scrum Master in Disguise Cosima Laube

Last week I spent two awesome days together with two of my colleagues in Frankfurt attending the 2nd Product Owner (PO) Camp. I had to wear this fancy lanyard which labelled me a "Product Owner" (even though I currently work in the role of a Scrum Master for my team and our organisation): Scrum Master in PO disguise

But who c…

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OOP2017 - Details matter

My personal (short) review

Feb 08
OOP2017 - Details matter Cosima Laube

Being at OOP 2017 in Munich was a great experience - not just because I had the chance to speak there and share my thoughts on softskills for tech people with my session on 'interhuman debugging' (in German). Of course, speaking at OOP was a great experience on its own. Being "just" my 3rd public sp…

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Zwischenmenschliches Debugging

Kommunikationsüberwachung mal anders

Jan 31
Zwischenmenschliches Debugging Cosima Laube

Unser menschliches Gegenüber ist wie eine undokumentierte Thirdparty-Library: Wir müssen erst herausfinden, wie er/sie „tickt“, um zusammenarbeiten zu können. Und selbst bei bekannten Libraries gibt es immer wieder Überraschungen. Mit manchen Zeitgenossen geht Zusammenarbeiten besser, mit anderen w…

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