Lean strategies for maturing products

Mar 29, 2018 | Newsletter

Engineering Impact is a weekly newsletter that highlights trends in engineering leadership, productivity, culture, and scaling development teams. 

This week features posts on: Product, Culture, Meeting Design, and Predicting Performance.

 

strategies for tackling the challenges of a product that's past its initial growth stage

PRODUCT

Lean strategies for maturing products

Janna Bastow, Co-founder of ProdPad, provides a blueprint for “growing up lean” — and shares strategies for tackling the challenges of a product that’s past its initial growth stage.

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An interview with Katie Womersley, Director of Engineering at Buffer

CULTURE

How Buffer creates high-touch leadership in a fully-remote culture

Katie Womersley, Director of Engineering at Buffer, explains how her team ensures interpersonal connection – and individual health – in a globally distributed team.

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how to design meetings around how our brains work

MEETING DESIGN

Better memories, better meetings

“If people are the one ingredient that all meetings have in common, there is one design constraint they all bring: their capacity to remember the discussion.” Here’s Kevin Hoffman, VP of Design at Capital One, with a fresh take on how to turn thought into action.

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A series of questions (and answers) you can use in behavioral interviews

PREDICTING PERFORMANCE

Good answer vs. bad answer: A recipe for an interview

Jocelyn Goldfein, Managing Director at Zetta Venture Partners, outlines a series of questions for a behavioral interview — and clarifies what you’re looking for (and not looking for) when asking each.

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Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson is a co-founder at GitPrime where he leads design and customer experience. He is a Y Combinator alumni, with a background in product design, branding, and UX design. Follow @thebent on Twitter.

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