Author Jan Van Eijck

Jan Van Eijck

Values Ambassador

“I am a Client Principal at Objectivity.” That is my answer at birthday parties when asked what I do for a living. And then I see people with question marks in their eyes. What is a Client Principal and what does he/she do? It is even a question that my fellow Client Principals and I are […]

Observations in the UK

Upfront I have to inform you that this article does not contain any deep thoughts, goals, or hidden layers. It is just an article written by someone who has recently moved from Poland to the UK and in his getting-to-know-the-UK period observed some practical differences that he wants to share with you. This article is […]

My travel from Wroclaw to the UK in a Van

Some of you by now know that I am not longer working in the Polish office but have moved to the UK and am now working from the UK Office in a new role as onsite co-ordinator. What this role includes I might describe in a later post. However, since the posts on our blog […]

LinkedIn Spam (and how I fought back!)

Okay, I have to admit that most of the times when I get an invite for LinkedIn that I first perform the following steps if I do not know the inviter personally: 1) is there a profile picture, 2) does the inviter have more than 50 connections, 3) is his/her profile completely filled in, and […]

Gary Kasparov as Project Manager

I understand that this title might sound a little confusing at the beginning, but I assure you that I will try to explain in this post what I mean with it. Actually, it is quite simple. Last week in my head I started to compare a game of chess with running a project. I hear […]