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Steve Lichtenstein
Community

Product Stack LA: Panel Discussion

Last week, we shared an interview with Tracker’s GM, Dan Podsedly, at the inaugural Product Stack product manager event in Los Angeles. As promised, here is the full panel discussion from that night, hosted by Suzanne Abate of the podcast 100 PMs, and featuring ProductPlan’s Greg Goodman and Laure Parsons of Notion. Read more...

Steve Lichtenstein
Community

Case Study: Guild Education

From their offices in Denver, CO, Guild Education partners with companies nationwide to expand the educational opportunities offered as part of their benefits package. Working with nonprofit universities that specialize in supporting working adults, Guild offers classes, programs, and degrees intended to help employees grow in their career. Read more...

Steve Lichtenstein
Community

Case Study: SenseGrow

Since 2014, SenseGrow has been providing software that allows their customers to connect their products to the Internet of Things. We spoke with Co-Founder and CEO Atindra Chandel about productivity, shaping agile processes to work best for his team, and their evaluation matrix. Read more...

Jim Semick
Community

Tying Roadmap Strategy to Agile Planning

Are you focusing on the backlog but missing the big picture? In this article, I’ll talk about how to prioritize your roadmap, give you techniques for ordering your backlog, and show you how to tie your strategy to your agile planning. Read more...

Kat Boogaard
Community

Why Time Tracking is the Secret Sauce for Agile Teams

When it comes to agile software development and time-tracking, people seem to fall into two totally different camps. There are those who view tracking time spent on project activities as absolutely crucial for being as effective and efficient as possible. And, the others? Well, they roll their eyes, call it a complete waste of time, and almost physically recoil at the thought of such a “Big Brother” concept. If you’re nodding your head and thinking that you belong in that first group, we wish we could shake your hand—hey, we’d even get matching t-shirts if you’re up for it. But, if you’re one of those skeptics in the second group? Well, we’re here to convince you of the magic that is time tracking in agile development. Read more...

Steve Lichtenstein
Community

Case Study: TINT

With clients as diverse as Wimbledon, Krispy Kreme, and Bad Girls Club, TINT is reimagining how companies present their social media content. From their charming offices in San Francisco’s Mission district, we talked with CTO Nikhil Aitharaju about how the content-marketing platform got started, the evolution of social media, and getting their agile sea legs. Read more...

Steve Lichtenstein
Community

Case Study: Off-Grid Electric

The mission of Off-Grid Electric isn’t modest or obtuse. Simply put, they’re trying to power the underpowered world. Through a distributed solar model (based on next-generation lithium batteries), they are attempting to provide clean, affordable energy to homes off the electrical grid. While they are currently focused on Rwanda and Tanzania, they intend to light the whole world. We spoke with CIO Thor Muller about their logistics, challenges, and how Tracker helps with both. Read more...

Steve Lichtenstein
Community

Case Study: Whole Whale

After spending his earlier years working client-side at nonprofits, George Weiner decided that he wanted to direct his time and talent toward helping nonprofits make the best use of technology to better achieve their aims. That led to the creation of Whole Whale. Read more...

Steve Lichtenstein
Community

Case Study: Notion

For Kevin Steigerwald, co-founder and CPO of Notion, leaving behind the advertising world in Chicago for a relocation to Portland meant not only a change of scenery—it also meant going from pen and paper to keyboards, billboards to product development, and getting familiar with farm equipment. “The first product I did was essentially eBay for tractors; it was combines and farm equipment and all that type of stuff that customers would list and sell online.” Read more...