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Last blog post

In case you didn’t know, I’ve been posting blogs for Scania for a very long time, at least if you talk about career blogs as a phenomenon. My first post was on March 2nd, back in 2011. Since then, I’ve seen career blogging change from something only targeting Swedish graduates to becoming a global communication […]

A “productive” european tour

After the summer vacation, things got really hectic for me. I seem to be doing the same thing each year: spending the winter and spring with getting projects approved, and in the fall I get a ketchup-effect where everything happens at once. Maybe it’s my fault, maybe it’s the organization. Either way, it’s been very busy but also a lot of fun!

Summer vacation reading list for leaders

This summer, I’m supervising the work of a SSI-student. I enjoy it, it gives me the opportunity to practice leadership in a controlled fashion with few risks. So far, the actual work has been going really well – if it’s thanks to me or the student or the preparations, or all three, who knows – […]

Locally innovative, centrally robust

You may think that working with IT in Scania is confined to the central site in Södertälje, but it’s not

At the forefront of digital

The increasing competition in all markets and the need for “everything, all the time” type of information access pushes this process along. Sales, warehouse data, anything were paper is used is rapidly being replaced by something smarter and more error free.

Mobile work

Pure office workers have their needs covered already, without tablets.

Leadership, mobility and management

Here is a photo from a recent work shift I did at DemoCentre. There were students there from Linköping Uni, and I try often as I can to sneak up there and drive with them, to see what they think about Scania as a future employer.