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Focusing on Customer Problems

Highlights: How Zack started in UX and then went on to starting his own business Background of AureliusLab coming to what it is today Focusing on what customer problem is being solved Showing empathy towards both your users and your team Characteristics and skills Zack looks for when hiring PMs Is a technical background really needed when applying to PM jobs? I’ll take the usual: 🎧 Subscribe to ProdShip....

From Engineer to Designer to Director of Product Management

Iiro Isotalo comes on the show! On the show we had Iiro Isotalo the Director of Product Management at BetterDoctor, which was recently acquired by Quest Analytics. Iiro has an interesting background in engineering, product design and product management. We chat about his transition from engineering to Product and touch on some important topics tooling, PM characteristics, his Product philosophy and much more. If you’re new to Product or trying to break in - this is definitely an episode for you....

Entering the World of Release Management

Morgan Meredith comes on the show and talks Release Management! On the show we had Morgan Meredith a Senior Release Manager at Jellyvision! She went from studying hearing science and sound acoustics to working at Yello and now working at Jellyvision as their first Release Managemer. She built up their release management process from the ground up working directly with engineering and QA. Highlights: How Morgan entered Release Management from a non-traditional background Dived into what Release Managment is How to enter Release Management as a career?...

What is Refactoring UI? And why you should keep an eye on it.

UI and UX Both UI and UX are highly important in the product development cycle. As marketers, product folks, engineers, QA and designers it’s a focus we all must be in tuned to. Having UI or UX that is not intuitive can end up hurting our go to market strategy and may lead to losing customers. But TODAY - I ahe something to share. There’s a great site out there called RefactoringUI that dives deep into al those small UI details that you may be overlooking on your next product release....

Sites to keep tabs on for busy tech trailblazers.

Want to keep really up to date on tech? Finding and staying on top of tech trends and community is a hard thing sometimes! These are the 5 sites I use to stay in touch with all the moving parts of the tech industry as well as keep my skills sharp. Sites to bookmark right now: The Verge Reddit Learn Programming The Practical Dev YC Hackernoon on Medium Listen to my podcast episode on this topic!...

Persuade your boss to say YAS to remote work.

What’s the deal with working from home? Remote work is the IT thing right now. But it’s neat to note that remote work isn’t super new. Companies like GitLab, Invision, Zapier have been 100% remote for years and years. Since the tech space exponentially growing daily the idea of remote work has been blown up as people try to maximize their time to do more and have more freedom. And I get it!...

Adobe XD is FREE - Why?

UI/UX peeps you’re in luck It’s predicted by a recent survey Adobe did that UI/UX jobs are only going to keep being more prominent in the market. Eighty-seven percent of managers said hiring more UX designers is the top priority for their organization: higher than graphic designers (76%) and product managers (74%), and tied with software engineers for top spot. - by Patrick Faller Download XD right meow It seems like they are relasing this free starter plan to appeal to blooming designers and I think that is awesome....

Hi, this is ProdShip.

What’s ProdShip? We’re a hub for releasing content on new tech, new products and tidbits on breaking into the tech industry with various roles. We’re beginning with a podcast first and then expanding into a site that will allow YOU to find any product hand-picked by us on the market. Think of it like a Google but for only products! With this we’re looking to expose indie makers as well as more established brands and provide them with eager users....