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40 minutes | Sep 21, 2018
Ep 15: Why are developers so slow?! Or are they????
Why are developers so slow?! Or are they???? In this episode, Zeke and Matt talk about this fairly common sentiment and where it can come from.
35 minutes | Sep 5, 2018
Ep 14: Imperfect Action
In this episode, Zeke and Matt talk about a topic that is a bit tangential to design and development but I'm guessing it plays a role in nearly all of our lives. Making decisions is difficult and it can be a place where we often get stuck. We're calling this topic "imperfect action" and it's something that manifests in all sorts of different situations.
34 minutes | Aug 2, 2018
Ep 13: Tastes Dogmatic
In this episode, Zeke and Matt find their way to a conversation about dogmatism and the impact of taste in product development. Consistency and constraints can be good things, but can also serve as a crutch that hurts the final product. Product teams often look to the processes that are trendy -- Agile, Design Systems, and Design Sprints are a few modern examples -- but are these processes the right for our specific teams?
43 minutes | Jul 10, 2018
Ep 12: Jen Durkin on Being a Business Jen-eralist
Zeke and Jen Durkin chat about her journey to become a business generalist, what it takes to be successful as a C-level executive or manager, and a few tips on how to learn the important aspects of being a business person.
34 minutes | Jun 26, 2018
Ep 11: Operationalize It
In this episode, Zeke and Matt talk about "operationalizing" parts of the product development process. This idea and way of working is becoming more and more prevalent in our industry. This may be new to many people out there (Matt included) so let's define just what this means and explore the possibilities.
39 minutes | Jun 6, 2018
Ep 10: Learning Software Development
Leveling up as a developer can be pretty tricky. Especially if you're new to the field. In this episode, Zeke and Matt discuss how to learn as a developer and some methods that have worked well for them over the years.
41 minutes | May 15, 2018
Ep 9: Learning Design
Matt and Zeke talk about the process of learning design. This is the first in a 3 part series about learning the core disciplines (design, development, business) needed to make great digital products.
40 minutes | May 1, 2018
Ep 8: Using "spikes" to evaluate new tools, approaches, and concepts
No matter how long you've been in design or technology, there are always new things to learn. In this episode, Matt and Zeke talk about an approach to evaluating new tools, approaches, or concepts for projects called "spikes." In the Agile world we here this term mentioned in reference to development, but the guys discuss how the broader philosophy can be applied to other things, including design.
46 minutes | Apr 17, 2018
Ep 7: Feedback
In this episode Zeke and Matt dig into feedback. They take a more high-level look at how giving and receiving feedback works and even include some wisdom from Oprah (yep, that’s right). From there they’ll head into talking about feedback specifically in the context of building digital products.
33 minutes | Mar 27, 2018
Ep 6: Trust on Product Development Teams
Trust is the base-layer of everything we do in product development. It plays a part nearly every phase of every project and can genuinely be the thing that makes or breaks it. In this episode, Zeke and Matt dig into the impact trust has on design and development teams, how to build it, and what happens if you lose it.
32 minutes | Mar 13, 2018
Ep 5: The Impact of React on the Design Process
In this episode, Zeke and Matt talk about React and how thinking in a React mindset has an impact on how we build and design our applications.
32 minutes | Feb 27, 2018
Ep 4: What does Mobile First mean in 2018?
In this episode Zeke and Matt dig into what mobile first means in 2018 and how that impacts the work designers and developers do today.
27 minutes | Feb 13, 2018
Ep 3: Setting your team up for success during project discovery
In this episode, Zeke and Matt dig deep into discovery work. What is it? How does it impact the various parts of your project? What are some strategies and methods for doing it?
44 minutes | Jan 30, 2018
Ep 2: Product Process
In this episode Zeke and Matt talk about the product development process. A little more specifically, what sort of information do you need when you start project and what can you do when you have trouble getting it.
18 minutes | Jan 28, 2018
Ep 1: Allow Us to Introduce Ourselves
In this quick episode Zeke and Matt chat about what they plan to discuss on this new Productship podcast. You'll hear a little background information from both and then some thoughts and ideas about what they see the show covering in the coming episodes. Get to know Zeke and Matt and discover Productship in one nice little package.
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