Transparency - a powerful force feared by organizations

Transparency can be an undeniably powerful force in the long-term advancement of organizations, but it also typically raises various concerns at the management level at the same time. In this article, I will use a story about the atomic bomb to first highlight the importance of transparency, and I will then try to address the biggest fears that I often hear about in regards to transparency.

10 lessons for software developers before they start applying for a job

Finding the right environment that best supports one’s professional goals can be a daunting task, especially in the current labor market since it offers an abundance of opportunities. Based on many years of experience conducting hundreds of interviews at Ragnarson, I would like to share a few observations of our team to assist job applicants.

The future of online search engines. Part 1 – The status quo and its shortcomings.

Search engines, Google in particular, have had a tremendous impact on our society. In a series of articles, I will summarize and explain the online search engine industry as it exists now and describe its future outlook. In this article, I will focus on the basic facts about the industry and its biggest challenges.

How to define your organization’s core values

Every organization has its own way of doing things. Creating alignment on a shared vision among your employees is not a trivial task. Well-defined core values can be exceedingly helpful when they guide behaviors and actions taken by the company. Here I will share what we learned during our process to ensure that you are successful if you decide to define your company’s values.