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 Interview: Claire Vo of Optimizely on Product Testing and Experimentation | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1189

This week to chat with Claire about Product Experimentation, how to advocate for it in your organization and how to ask the right questions to get your team thinking about what and how they should be testing.Claire is the VP of Product Management at Optimizely, the world’s leader in customer experience optimization. Previously, she was the CEO and co-founder of Experiment Engine which was acquired by Optimizely in 2017. Prior to launching Experiment Engine, Claire led product development for several startups and technology companies including Electronic Arts and BuildASign.com. Claire is an expert in high velocity experimentation programs, product strategy and user experience, and a passionate advocate for women in technology.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Sprint Week Bonus: Day 4 Retrospective with Michael Smart | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1500

In our final episode of this Sprint Week series, we follow along as the team tests their prototypes with real users. We caught up with Michael Smart after the full day of user testing to find out what they found and more about how they think about user testing, what they're looking for in terms of feedback, and what their next steps will be.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Sprint Week: Day 4 "User Testing" | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1632

In our final episode of our Sprint Week Series we listen in as Michael Smart and the AJ&Smart team test their prototype with real users. Over the past week, they have ideated, lightening demoed, sketched and prototyped their way to this point in the project journey for Kevin Rose's Zero App. But, after all of this work, what will real users think? Find out on today's episode.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Sprint Week Bonus: Day 3 Retrospective with Michael Smart | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1044

Go behind the scenes as we catch up with Michael Smart of AJ&Smart after their day of Prototyping Kevin Rose's fasting app, Zero. Michael talks with us about how they approach prototyping, what to look for in a testable prototype and what could go wrong tomorrow when they put this prototype in front of real users.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Sprint Week: Day 3 "Prototyping" | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1419

Follow along as we bring you behind the scenes as AJ&Smart prototypes the next version of Zero, Keven Rose's fasting app, to test with real users in under 8 hours. There is no room for failure. The user tests are scheduled so a prototype must be completed.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Sprint Week Bonus: Day 2 Retrospective with Michael Smart | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1358

In this bonus episode, you'll hear more from Michael Smart of AJ&Smart about how he and the team think or organize storyboarding sessions. All week they're working with the Zero App team to determine what their next 6 to 24 month roadmap could be.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Sprint Week: Day 2 "Storyboarding" | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1344

Join us for day two of Zero apps design sprint with AJ&Smart. Today is all about storyboarding. Listen as the team from AJ&Smart take the ideas generated on day one and start to solidify them. The goal is to sketch an actual UI showing how a user would move through this part of the story — where they click, what info they enter, what they think, etc. This is the step before prototyping and one of the most exciting days of the sprint process. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Sprint Week Bonus: Day 1 Retrospective with Michael Smart | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1113

At the end of day 1, we caught up with Michael Smart, co-founder of AJ&Smart, to get his inside take on how the first day went.  We learn more about how he thinks about Design Sprints and their process for ensuring everything stays on track each day. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Sprint Week: Day 1 "Gathering Ideas" | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1497

In this episode, we drop a microphone into the first day of Zero, Kevin Rose's Intermittent fasting app, design sprint with agency AJ&Smart. The goal of the first day is to encourage everyone to share what they already know and develop a common understanding with the rest of the group. Everyone involved in a sprint has different perspectives and different information about the problem they're trying to solve. This is generally done through a series of ideation and sketching exercises, all of which you'll be able to listen in on in today's episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Sprint Week: Getting Ready to Sprint | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1211

Follow along as each day this week we take you behind the scenes of an entire design sprint for Kevin Rose's app Zero led by Design Agency AJ&Smart.AJ&Smart is a design agency focused exclusively on helping companies innovate through the design sprint process and they let us drop our microphones into the room as they conducted a week-long Design Sprint with Mike Masur, the CEO of Zero. If you haven't heard of a design sprint before, it's based on the book, Sprint, by Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky of Google Ventures which was released just under 3 years ago. The design sprint is a process of rapid idea testing wherein one week a team is able to ideate, sketch, prototype and test an idea with real users. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Next week is Sprint Week! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 72

Every day next week we will be going behind the scenes of a design sprint for the intermittent fasting app, Zero, which was founded by Kevin Rose. The design sprint is lead by AJ&Smart, the design agency focused exclusively on helping companies innovate through the design sprint process. You'll be behind the scenes as the team plans, iterates, and prototypes until finally getting their ideas in front of real users.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Interview: Latif Nanji of Roadmunk | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1398

Latif Nanji is the co-founder and CEO of Roadmunk, the road mapping software that helps companies create and share their products strategy and roadmaps.Roadmunk is a roadmapping enterprise SaaS platform serving over 75,000 product innovators including Amazon, NY Times, Nike, The Coca-Cola Company, Bloomberg, Adobe & Citibank. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Chapter 10: Finale | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1358

In today's episode, we say farewell to Lee, Gonto, and Krish after checking in with the one last time on the progress of their launches. Krish heads to Salt Lake City, Gonto gives us the initial feedback on their A/B test and Lee continues his journey into startup sales. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Chapter 9: The Launch | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 932

This week we follow Lee as he launches leadproof.app and starts to face the tough reality that he's going to need to get on the phone in order to make more sales. He also sets some ambitious goals for new customer acquisition. We also catch up with Krish as Chargebee launches Revenue Story, a brand new app that helps customers answer the hard questions about their businesses. This is something Chargebee has been doing manually for many of their enterprise customers for the last 4 years, and they've not rolled it into a separate business line for the company. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Chapter 8: Pre-Launch | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1254

In today's episode, we follow Lee, Krish and Gonto as they finalize their pre-launch plans. We learn the name of Lee's two new products as he gets closer to launch, listen in on a planning session for the launch of Revenue Story and follow Gonto to an Auth0 executive offsite for planning their quarterly OKRs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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