Learn about A Product management best practice and A Tool for better product management
Come learn how Atlassian uses their own tools in house through a best practice called dogfooding with Jerry Gordinier, cross-product UX Designer at Atlassian
Discover ProdPad, a tool for better product management, developed by Simon Cast, co-founder visiting from the UK
Why get started with dogfooding?
Is using your products enough?
Something's broken... what do I do?
This talk will cover the ins and outs of effective dogfooding:
- why using your products is more than best practice,
- clever tips and tricks to encourage feedback at the organizational and personal level, and
- how to receive and act on what your internal users are saying.
Take away some pro-tips for integrating effective dogfooding from our experience at Atlassian.
Jerry Gordinier is a cross-product user experience designer with Atlassian, maker of enterprise team collaboration and software development products including JIRA, Confluence and Bitbucket.
Jerry's web start-up work includes taiwanenglish.com,penpalroulette.com, and the ill-fated Partybot9000. He is passionate about user-centered design and research, and making products that change the world for the better.
Product Demo: ProdPad
Simon Cast, Co-founder of ProdPad, and visiting from the UK, will give us a demo. He's also cofounder of the European Product Group who run ProductTank, ProductCamp London and the product management conference MindTheProduct. You can read his blogging at MindTheProduct.com & ProdPad.com. Simon began his career in Space Engineering, where he developed a Fortran realtime program to automate satellite operations. He then traveled around the world before a stint in the Australian Army.
6:30 - 7:00 Arrive, Sign in: Food & Beer
---------Use White Board to Post Topics, Questions, Jobs & Seekers
7:00 - 7:15 Welcome from Cindy
7:15 - 7:30 Un-conference format: vote on white board suggestions
7:30 ~ 8:30 Chowing on Dog Food with Jerry Gordinier
8:30 ~ 9:00 Product Demo by Simon Cast of ProdPad
9:00 - 9:15 1 minute pitches: positions available/who is seeking
---------Use form to share http://bit.ly/MBrLs4
9:15 - end Networking
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