My little story
Passion for digital
My passion for digital topics began over 30 years ago. First with amber monitors and Multiplan as programmable calculation. Beyond the operational police sector, certifications as Microsoft Solution Developer and Microsoft Certified Trainer, speaker in the field of network and database development, fighting cybercrime and forensic analysis, I have now been able to gain more than 25 years of leadership experience in IT management at the NRW State Police and the Federal Criminal Police Office. The transparent and open cooperation with great colleagues, regional and worldwide software suppliers as well as external consulting firms and analysts in the most diverse process areas of the police force motivate me every day again and again.
Focus and concentration
Here are the things I am currently focusing on:
- Developing the Digital Agenda of Federal Criminal Police Office
- Design a federal data architecture of the future
- Develop and design transparent modern analysis methods
- Read books about productivity, innovation and leadership
- Daily Journaling and creating weekly reviews
- Short trips with my wife at the weekend
- 3x times per week training and running again half marathon
- Regularly go for a walk in the evening and listen to podcasts
I have many more ideas and things that I would like to implement when the opportunity arises. But at the moment these points take up all my time. If my activities and priorities change, I will update this page regularly.
Zuletzt aktualisiert: 23. April 2020
Windows or Mac? Books or podcasts? Favorite apps? Beer or wine? Short or long distance? Here you can learn more about my current personal favourites ...
In my private environment I move in the Apple ecosystem. Apple-Watch, iPhone, 11 "iPad Pro, 13 "Macbook-Pro and 27 "iMac. I try to make my setup as mobile and location independent as possible. My Streamcam and my podcast environment (Samson Q2U Micro and iRig Pre HD) accompany me when I record video or audio.
Here is a list of the most important apps I use. Everyone has their favorites and certainly individual workflows, but these are things that make me more productive. I am a follower of the GTD method, which I adapt to my individual needs.
All information, ideas and unstructured notes go directly to Drafts. As a voice memo from the Apple Watch or as text via iPhone, iPad or Macbook.
I manage all tasks using the GTD method in Things with automated links to the drafts text notes.
For all more complex tasks or presentation preparations I use mind maps in Mindnode.
Scheduling, coordination and invitations to private video and telephone conferences and the management of various calendars is done in Fantastical.
The short daily journal, my personal goals and the weekly and monthly reviews are in DayOne.
You can also find more information about my personal workflows or productivity hacks on my Blog. Just have a look ...
Here you will find my 5 favourites on the topic of personal productivity.
Here you can find my 5 favorite podcasts about automation, focus and digitalization topics.
Beyond all digital, I am a friend of good wine. Rather more traditional on the road. A good German Riesling or a red wine matured in barrique, depending on the dish. But there is so much to discover here that it is difficult to name some of the favourites. But here are some of my list, which I also visited on site...
To make sure I can drink the good wine again, I try to run regularly in the morning and to incorporate a small training program for a half-marathon into my daily routine. The last half marathons were in Cologne and Palma. My best time is currently 1:53 hours. But let's see what else is coming ;-)
Exciting work experience
Protection from time thieves
Small personal hacks
On my Blog I write about short tips for automating routine tasks and reducing time thieves.
Optimize your default settings and routines. Draw attention back to the essential. Hacks are immediately easy to implement, have a low effort and a direct visible effect.
Take 3-5 minutes each for your personal hack. Let's start now and test ourselves ...
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My network and community
Start the dialog
Transparency and trust
Public building plan
The program code for this website was created by me personally. The building plan and design principles are public. The open source community contributes to more security and privacy, as all participants can identify potential problems early and help to solve them.
Get information about the individual components or help to improve the program code ...
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