Polish IT Is Heading Into Middle Income Trap

According to a recent article Polish IT industry goes through a deep transformation. It seems that the only part of it that’s growing is the already strong outsourcing sector. It is a problem for the IT sector which may be showing a trend for the whole Polish economy. Polish…

GDPR Made Me Realise Data Control Is A Human Right

GDPR in Poland is called RODO. Like all the EU countries we are busy implementing those broad regulations. They affect everyone. At first I perceived this as pointless. But I changed my mind. GDPR is an attempt to build a better future for society. Dumb Regulation? When GDPR first popped…

Nobody Knows Anything

I always tried to understand the world around me. Be it algebra in polytechnic or management rules at work or building startups in a successful way. So I read clever books, listen to wise people sharing advice and so one. And I realised that none of them actually know. They…

Trying To Build Non-Hierarchical Organisation

Building an organisation that’s not based on org-chart, command and control is a difficult thing, but we’re trying. We all have this feudal hierarchy baked into us by school and past jobs. On top of that we humans are hierarchical animals. It means that even if there’s…

Meeting With Myself To Set Priorities Straight

Sometimes when I have too many things pulling me into different directions I loose sight of what’s important. I guess this is the case for most of us!? I have a simple way to get myself back on track. I’ll set aside a few minutes in the morning…

Minimum Viable Quality

We all strive to do good work. At least in what that is important to us. We wanna make it high quality. Only when the quality is high enough we can focus on quantity, right? On the surface it’s obvious. But what we vastly overestimate is what good enough…