IBM Systems Magazine, Power Systems - May 2018 - 56
X BARTLOMIEJ GRABOWSKI
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NAME: Bartlomiej Grabowski TITLE: Principal system specialist COMPANY NAME: DHL IT Services
COMPANY'S FUNCTION: Logistics HEADQUARTERS: Bonn, Germany YEARS IN IT: 14
The innovation that's made
the biggest impact on my life
is certainly a personal computer.
Since I was a kid I've spent hours
with all types of computers.
The biggest challenge our
data center is facing today is
reducing CO2 emissions.
The next big thing for our
business will be autonomous
vehicles, which sounded like sci-fi
a few years ago.
My guilty pleasure is endless
pillow fights with my kids.
My favorite IBM product is
IBM i because of its extremely
My favorite activity outside
of work is editing videos and
various sport activities.
The superpower I wish I had is
I ended up in IT when-it was
actually my dream since I was a
kid. It's my privilege and honor
to work with state of the art
technologies in the international
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The business skill I'd most like
to improve is learning various
programing languages. Coding
skills and understanding a technology is a powerful skill.
Most impacting book is "A Brief
History of Humankind" by Yuval
If money were no object, the
one thing I'd purchase is an
If I were stuck on a desert
island, the one item I'd want is
a device with Spotify.
The trend affecting my work is
cognitive systems. I believe this
trend will change IT a lot.
The favorite part of my day is
a lunch break, whether I hit a gym
or enjoy a run outdoors.
The geekiest thing I've ever
owned is still ahead of me.
Otherwise, "The Pinball Arcade."
My greatest mentor has been
LeBron James. Obviously, he's
not an IT person, but his strong
will and strive for greatness is truly
inspiring. Anything is possible.
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