To improve your Password Security, you can use a picture to memorise a complex password made up of combined irrelated words.

In September 2022, I attended IT SMF Expo in Stockholm. One of the seminars I attended was about improving password security! David Jacoby, who is a famous Swedish White-Hat hacker known from a Swedish TV serial, shared his best tips for how to improve password security. I have tried to share what I learned but have done so with a few twists. Finally, what on earth has the picture of the horse had to do with Password Security?

Artificial Intelligence has been around for more than 50 years. But the use and the impact of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning has exploded in recent years. This is mainly based on the hardware development which has provided the necessary performance. This article gives an overview of the past and current development and some of the benefits and concerns of the expected development.

327 people read this April fool joke and 65 people clicked through to the download page! Hope you enjoyed it! Below is the text. Gravitational waves are disturbances or ripples in the curvature of space-time caused by massive objects moving with extreme accelerations. In outer space that means objects like neutron stars or black holes […]

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Becoming a team leader

This article is about the personal experience on how to become a team leader. It also includes thoughtful advises on how to succeed, build a career and not at least how to work with the team to be successful!

How to work from home effectively – a personal Perspective

This article gives some ideas on how to work from home more effectively based on personal experiences of one of our staff members during the Covid-19 epidemic

Discover and unleash your passion

Do you spend significant parts of your day on things that you love to do? If not, then it is time to think! Here is an article about how to discover and unleash your passion and how to channelize it and be happy with who you are and what you do.

Chose to live

As we see the Coronavirus spread from one place to another, we perceive and react as though it is an apocalyptic event approaching. Many are demoralised, frightened, and unable to cope up with the new normal. The psychological impact is penetrating into all segments of our society leading to suicides and depression. This article is an attempt to reinstate and revive a ray of hope

How to succeed during the Covid-19 pandemic

Covid-19 and the economic consequences are shaking the ground for almost every business. Here are some learnings from past economic recessions which may be applied to the present situation. Companies who go into survival mode risk to be the losers and proactive companies who use the time to change and adapt may be the winners.


We are living in extraordinary times with the COVID-19 virus affecting our lives in many ways. Many parts of the world are in lockdown, and the situation evolves daily. In this situation, we prioritise the health and safety of our staff while we do our best to serve our clients with the same standards as […]

We are a carbon-neutral company

We are proud to announce that we are a carbon-neutral company. Our journey towards carbon neutrality started in 2013 when we invested in solar panels on our roof. Since then we bought more, replaced light tubes with LED, and changed our old ACs to more efficient ACs. Thanks to our solar panels, we don’t need […]

25th anniversary celebration

Our 25th anniversary was celebrated on 25/9 in Chennai by visiting customers, employees, families and friends from other companies in MEPZ.

We proposed organising an annual marathon in MEPZ in 2014. Since 2015 we have sponsored all five incarnations of MEPZ Run!

GDPR compliant

GDPR has far-reaching consequences. Do you have personal data about customers, suppliers or employees including emails, databases, documents or photos? This article helps you to get GDPR compliant.

Autonomous or self-driving cars have made major inroads over the last few years. Nobody need a crystal ball to understand that there will soon be one in a garage near to you. Or perhaps it will not even need one. Autonomous cars already drives safer than humans.

Agile Development is becoming mainstream. At the same time, a lot of companies still don’t use it. Agile teams produce high-quality software faster and better and at a lower cost than what could be done using traditional methodologies. However, changing to agile development can be a challenge. Agile is a journey, and it may be […]

This document gives an overview of Penetration tests, attack vectors and how we develop for and are helping our clients to harden Microsoft Dot Net applications ahead of penetration tests. The document is not comprehensive but is intended as an overview.

Everyone speaks about the environment! At Gislen Software, we are serious about reducing our business’s effect on the environment. We started reducing our footprint many years back. In the last six months, we have replaced all light tubes with LED. We have replaced our ineffective air conditioners and bought new effective ones with the lowest […]

Let’s face it, getting the right fit for the job is not always a walk in the park. Some candidates radiate an outstanding vibe that shows they will be a great asset while their records speak otherwise. Some will have inch-perfect qualifications who have few soft skills. Even after decades of revolutionary transformation in hiring practices, the real basic technique on how to hire great people remains a tough row to hoe.

What are the Agile software development principles patterns and practices? This article will start you off and give some links to study further. The problem with early life cycle methodologies was that they led to overruns, defects and failed projects. Agile methodologies are iterative and there is learning along the way.

Good software developers are the unseen hero’s of this world. Good developers bring functionality and information in ways that are gloriously helpful (and bug free). See how many check boxes you strike off in our good developer checklist to inspire and challenge yourself. Maybe you too are a hero of the night.

Today, Gislen Software celebrated 21 years in business. Gislen Software is not your average software company

Sumathi has worked with us for the last 20 years. In this post she is looking back at her experience.

Gislen Software received one award for Best Services Exporter and one for Best Overall Exporter by ECGC & D&B

The Indian IT industry has very high attrition rates. However, at Gislen Software we have about 2-5%. This article tries to analyse why our employees stays.

Gislen Software was selected as an Award Winner in the SME Segment for excellence in the IT & IT Enabled Services sector.

‘‘It took almost a year to get there but Gislen Software was started in September 1994. On September 11, 2014 we celebrated 20 years in business. All our current employees with their families, along with some former employees were present. Our board members and some of our clients, important partners and Contacts from the city […]

Agile Methodologies during Agile India

‘‘Agile India is a conference for agile software development and is arranged yearly since 2005. Agile India is the largest such conference for Agile and Lean software development in Asia. There were 1236 participants from 28 countries and 226 different companies participated. Mikael Gislén had a seminar about how to handle conflicts between agile development and quality […]

‘‘I was delayed for an After Work with a client and decided to use our latest project to solve the problem. I used my phone, started the Intreat App and selected a glass of red wine, recorded a video where I apologised that I was late and suggested to my contact that he should go to the bar […]

We have just invested in solar panels on our roof! Power failures and power cuts are unusual in Western countries. Unfortunately, we have had more than our fair share in the last few years due to the electricity shortage. Keeping computers running is relatively easy with UPS and batteries, but running the air conditioning is […]

Gislen Software and e-man have started a strategic partnership. e-man has since 2007 worked with outsourcing in close collaboration with developers in India and the Philippines. e-man has in these projects learned to understand the challenges and the opportunities of such close collaboration. During recent years there has been increasing demand from the market that […]

Last week I attended the ‘Certified Scrum Master’ course and I am now a certified Scrum Master! I will have to take up an exam within 90 days to retain it though. While the course is still fresh in my mind, I wanted to write down some reflections on what I have learnt. Scrum is maybe […]

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