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    Feb

    How effective is an Open Space?
    There is nothing permanent except change. What Heraclit recognized already 2500 years ago, is more relevant today than ever. Our world, and especially the business world, is developing at a rapid pace - and that’s a good thing. But to ensure that this change does not go off the rails and take an unwanted direction, we need procedures and methods with which we can drive change forward together. Originally, we...
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    Jan

    2020 - The Scandio Year in Review
    2020 - a year that will probably remain in our memories for a long time to come. Even if we might want to simply block out as much of it as possible, we should still take a look back and contemplate what happened in this crazy year. Rarely have we had the chance to push ahead with such major changes and try out new things as we did last year....
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    Dec

    Scandio-Report - Christmas Edition
    In December, our Scandio Report looks a little different than usual - it’s getting festive again! We asked our colleagues a few questions about the Christmas season and picked out the best answers. Ho Ho Ho! What is your favorite pre-Christmas activity? Isi (Project- and Sales Manager): Eating gingerbread without end! Evi (HR and License Sales): Figuring out gift ideas and actually doing a lot of Christmas market feasting…. Katharina...
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    Dec

    Virtual Open Space - how can it work?
    About two years ago, when Scandio was still a lot smaller and there was no pandemic, the topic of self-organized teams became more and more important. In order to discuss this new form of collaboration among all employees and, if necessary, to take further action, the first Open Space event was held at Scandio. In the classical Open Space way, topics were collected, teams were formed and discussions took place...
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    Nov

    White Paper - Scandio in Change - The Path to Self-Organization
    Keeping up with the rapid change in work culture might be one of the biggest challenges which companies are facing nowadays. In recent years, terms such as new work, agile project management and personality development have become slogans for a modern movement whose aim is to abolish classical hierarchies. Those who work in a self-organized manner fulfill their tasks more efficiently and feel individually strengthened within their work. Those who...
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    Nov

    Scandio-Report - The H-Team - Helpers behind the Scenes
    This month we present you a team that pulls the strings in the background: the H-Team! The members of this small team, which covers many different areas, see themselves as the “little helpers”. We will show you which exciting tasks they handle, what “Garlic Tuesday” is all about and how they organize themselves as a team. Please introduce your team briefly: what do you do, who are you? Isi: We...
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    Oct

    Scandio-Report - The S-Team - Our Development Team in the Smart Home Enviroment.
    This month we present our S-Team, which is one of the largest teams at Scandio and works primarily in the Smart Home environment. In the following interview, you can find out how the team is handling the spatial separation, what exciting project they are currently working on and what the mood in the home office is like. Please introduce your team briefly: what do you do, who are you? Alex:...
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    Sep

    Scandio Report - The C-Team - Our Scrum Team for Smart Home projects
    Once again, Scandio is happy to introduce you to one of our teams. This time, our C-Team developers have offered to talk about themselves, their latest big project, and the different methods and processes they encorporate daily. As there was almost no difference between the various members’ answers, they agreed to present them as a whole. Please introduce your team briefly (What do you do, who are you?) Team: “We...
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    Jul

    Distributed work - Corona as an opportunity?
    “Distributed work”, “remote”, “new work”, “digital workplace”… Never before have these terms been used as often as in recent months. And secretly everyone can feel it, the working world as we know it is facing a cultural change. Some even talk about a revolution - or are we already right in the middle of it? We will discuss how Corona is affecting the way we work in the long term...
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    Jul

    Scandio-Report - Our F-Team - The Cloud Engineering Team with DevOps Focus
    Here comes the next episode of our Scandio Team Report. This time the interview was conducted remotely due to the current situation. The following blog post explains who the F-Team is, what the teams tasks are and tells a few funny anecdotes. Please introduce your team briefly (What do you do, who are you?) Matze: Hi, we are the F-Team and would probably see ourselves as a Cloud Engineering Team...