Please welcome Michaela Schilling to Otter Advisory.

When I first joined SuccessFactors, Adam Kovalevsky kindly introduced me to his Executive Assistant. I'm thankful to Adam for many things, but enabling Michaela to work with me is top of the list. During my time at SuccessFactors, Michaela made me a better manager and...

Test data discipline. A Wakanda moment.

I probably sound like a broken record on this, but don't use characters from movies or famous people's images in your test or demo system (actually don't use any images that you don't have rights to). You typically don't have permission to do, and the last you want is...

With great power comes great responsibility.

HRTECH has a curious relationship with law and regulations. On the one hand, it owes its genesis to payroll. Vendors have built sophisticated methods to gather and code these legislative requirements. They work closely with governments to understand what laws are...

Brexit, dropping HR IT in it.

https://twitter.com/DouweKorff/status/1160604325095313416?s=20 Tweet about Dropbox, Brexit and GDPR I saw this tweet this morning (HT Ian Brown), and Douwe highlights the failure of Dropbox to properly document its data protection statements on their website. I'd add...

It is done.

This morning, at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, I successfully defended my PhD.  I completed the written work last year, and getting the oral defence done today is the final step in what has been a long road.  There is a bit of admin to do before I...