Cybercrime is growing – the world is getting unsafe, or is it?

During the past weeks I have participated in several security conferences and conferences in relation to the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). During the conferences I have heard presentations ranging from “the end is near” to “don’t listen it isn’t as bad as they say”. So what can I trust? A blooming Industry…

Is it safe to use the Internet

The current customer data protection directive was decided in 1995 and fully implemented in Denmark in 2000. So does it protect the customer using social medias and the increased distribution by companies on online channels? I think the answer is no and since 2012 EU has worked on a new regulation to increase the customer…

Golf Leadership

You may ask, what lies behind the title Golf Leadership? Well back in 2003 I was part of a large succession planning in SAS. Among the top 100 managers in SAS a selection process was done to select 3 candidates that could take a role at executive level. At the end of the process we…

Motivation at smaller companies

Recently I posted a blog regarding motivation in smaller companies, such as CodeSealer, versus that of larger companies. Since then I have had a lot of discussions around the topic and it has been interesting to hear the arguments. The below are some of the key lines from the discussions: Large Companies: Motivating factors Structure…

What happens to dedication

Yesterday I participated in a CEO conference for start-ups. At the conference I met several CEO’s who had chosen to leave large organization to instead join or start their own start-up. So why does people leave good well paid positions in large organizations in order to go to a smaller company with a shaky financial…

Your Lucky Number – 13 Ways to Help You Source

  So why is it that so many people, like me, believe that we know everything there is to know about sourcing, why is it that it is so important for us to tells others what to do (and what not to do). Well I can’t speak on behalf of all the others but for…

Speed-dating and how it helps B-2-B

Over the recent years we have heard about the success of sites like Dating.com and the speed-dating events where singles have great opportunities to meet potential partners in life. Now speed-dating also exist in the B-2-B market. Last week CodeSealer was present at the FST Summit in Dublin. At the Financial Services Summit (FST) more…

5 reasons why outsourcing fails

Recently I was in dialogue with a British outsourcing magazine on why outsourcing fails. I have earlier written about my advises to a successful setup and was now asked to give input as to the failures in sourcing. I have during my years in India often discussed across companies why sourcing fails. We often hear…

Unsafe, even when you feel safe

Today most companies use SSL/HTTPS to encrypt data transmission, but as the below report, available in The Washington Post, describes this may not be enough. While most companies today invest heavily against attacks, such as DDoS, only few provides sufficient  protection of their customer data during the session. Back in 1995 the EU issued the…

Outsourcing as a way to create financial results – Lego

Outsourcing as a way to create financial results – LEGO Last week Lego presented the best result ever in it’s history. The result has started a debate around the result, the efficiency in Denmark, but also how jobs are moved out of Denmark and creates impact on the revenue. Over the years we have read…

Nothing like the traffic in India

Nothing like the traffic in India Yesterday when driving on my way to the office I listened to the radio. It was suddenly interrupted and the speaker advised that a dog was running around and asked drivers to be aware. 3 times the music was interrupted with news about the dog and how drivers should…