Always Agile? — Helping you understand when to use Agile methodology in your project setup and when not to

Aut­hors: Frit­jof Schmidt, Colo­gne; Lukas Römer, Ber­lin 13.08.2020 Intro­duc­tion As most peop­le working in the busi­ness con­text nowa­days know, Agi­le metho­do­lo­gy has its roots in soft­ware deve­lo­p­ment. The under­ly­ing mind­set is most pro­mi­n­ent­ly repre­sen­ted by the Agi­le Mani­festo (Scrum­Al­li­an­ce, n.d.), which was crea­ted in 2001 by thought lea­ders in soft­ware deve­lo­p­ment, who were aiming to… 

Digital Recruiting

Aut­hor: Mar­tha Scheidt, Assi­stant Con­sul­tant 13th of Mai 2020 The­re are vacan­ci­es in the Home Office? New talents are nee­ded, also — or espe­cial­ly — in times of cri­ses. But how do you recruit them when the con­ta­ct ban is ongo­ing? Ins­tead of the detail­ed on-site inter­views, digi­tal pro­ces­sing is now requi­red to remo­ve the… 

Weekly Corona Mobility-Stats

How do we deal with restric­tions on mobi­li­ty? 24.06.2020: SOICON has packed the mobi­li­ty data from apple into a com­pa­ra­ti­ve pic­tu­re. Colo­gne is not only rela­tively mobi­le at car­ni­val. Which com­pa­ri­sons would you like to see? Just drop a note. Source: SOICON ana­ly­sis based on mobi­li­ty data from apple (https://www.apple.com/covid19/mobility). The data is inde­xed to… 

Productive in the home office — 5 tips for working better at home

Aut­hor: Sam Bro­zyn­ski, Assi­stant Con­sul­tant 3rd of April 2020 In recent years, the home office has incre­a­singly deve­lo­ped into a com­mon form of work. Due to digi­ta­liz­a­ti­on and new tech­no­lo­gi­cal pos­si­bi­li­ties we can work tog­e­ther online and are the­re­fo­re more fle­xi­ble and inde­pen­dent of loca­ti­on. The mobi­li­ty of tech­ni­cal equip­ment and the use of collaborative… 

2020 without meetings

Aut­hor: Felix Güß­feld, Assi­stant Con­sul­tant 31st of Janu­a­ry 2020 The for­mu­la is simp­le: 9 to 5, enough time to get the job done with rol­led up slee­ves and some plan­ning in advan­ce. Tho­se who plan effi­ci­ent­ly even have time for their own initia­ti­ves or sim­ply a lon­ger break. If it weren’t for the mee­tings! Various… 

Change-Management 2.0 bei SOICON

Autor: Susan­ne Sei­bel, Assi­stant Con­sul­tant 22. März 2019 Orga­ni­sa­to­ri­scher Wan­del — war­um ist er erfor­der­lich? “Man muss immer­fort ver­än­dern, erneu­ern, ver­jün­gen, um nicht zu ver­sto­cken.” ― Johan Wolf­gang von Goe­the Orga­ni­sa­tio­na­le Abläu­fe, Pro­zes­se oder auch Struk­tu­ren ver­än­dern sich im Lau­fe der Zeit. Unter­schied­li­che Grün­de kön­nen Unter­neh­men dazu zwin­gen, sich und ihre Orga­ni­sa­ti­on zu ver­än­dern oder an…