Giving and receiving feedback on a daily basis is something that binds us together while working on a shared project.
The best decisions are made out in the field with the most information available. Still, in a traditional hierarchical organization, decisions are often made on the top floor.
No matter how many times you need to ask, you’re obliged to do it until you reached your goal.
Our values are the key to our happiness cycle that includes happy customers, happy people and happy end-users.
Futurice financially sponsors Open Source contributions by our employees on their own time. The purpose of the sponsorship program is to promote hobby contributions for a good cause.
I took a two-year leave of absence to study. During that time some things at Futurice changed. The most important thing didn’t.
"The best thing about working at Futurice is being surrounded by people who have plenty of experience."
In order to be trusted, you have to start by trusting others. Bringing trust into an organization starts at the leadership level.
Futurice gives people freedom to develop themselves. I think that people are smart, and if you don’t get in their way, they’ll know what to do.
The way you communicate with others defines your autonomy at work. Do you ask for permission, or for feedback to guide your own actions?
Futurice is a company with a flat hierarchy and everyone having lots of power to decide things. However, this comes with the responsibility.
Finland is also leading the way with gender equality in the workplace. However, in the field of IT, only 25% of employees are female.
Was it because of money, a sense of security, or a lack of courage to change jobs? Good guesses, but all wrong.
Some coaching and training happens in emails. I get questions, I try to help. Like recently, when a person asked me to help him clarify how to incorporate UX and prototyping in a Scrum project.
We believe that every single company, in all industries, can have employees that enjoy coming to work every day.
We decided to scrap the idea and travel along a path less traveled - to build the organization on the foundations of trust and transparency.
We strongly believe that the best overall results are achieved when you share what you learn.
We have decided to publish the culture audit that was submitted to the 2013 Great Place to Work survey, which resulted in our second #1 European workplace position.
What have we learned about digital transformation in the process?