What we're about

Our group is for anyone interested in learning best practices in Product Management, Lean Startup, UX Design, and Agile development. Our group is for product managers, designers, developers, analysts, marketers and others that are passionate about learning and applying the latest tools and techniques to build great products.

Our Meetup was founded by Dan Olsen (http://dan-olsen.com). Dan is a product management consultant and author of The Lean Product Playbook (http://www.amazon.com/Lean-Product-Playbook-Innovate-Products/dp/1118960874/).

Our Meetup is sponsored by UserTesting (https://www.usertesting.com), the best way to get customer feedback on your website or mobile app.

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Our Meetup is also sponsored by Pendo (https://www.pendo.io), which helps product teams deliver software users love. Pendo captures product usage patterns and user feedback, and lets you communicate in-app to onboard, educate and guide users to value.

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Our Meetup is also sponsored by Amplitude which provides product analytics to help you build better products. Learn more at amplitude.com https://amplitude.com (https://amplitude.com/).

Our Meetup is also sponsored by UserVoice which combines feedback from multiple sources and teams to give product managers a singular, complete view of customer feedback. Save time, shorten research cycles, and ship the right functionality, faster. Learn more at https://www.uservoice.com (https://www.uservoice.com/).

Our Meetup is also sponsored by Sam's Club, who is hiring product managers and designers. Learn more at http://bit.ly/sams-pm-ux.

Our Meetup is also sponsored by Balsamiq, the easiest way to wireframe your product ideas. Learn more at https://balsamiq.com (https://balsamiq.com/).

A big thank you to our sponsor Intuit https://www.intuit.com (https://www.intuit.com/) for providing the space for our events!

Our Meetup is also sponsored by Coreography (http://www.coreography.com), providing corporate video and webinar solutions.

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Hooked Author Nir Eyal's New Book Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention

RSVPing "yes" on Meetup will NOT reserve you a spot at this event. You must purchase your ticket for this event on Eventbrite: https://nir.eventbrite.com Join us as Hooked author Nir Eyal shares advice from his brand new book Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life. Do you ever get the feeling you’re bombarded with too many emails, pings, dings, and rings? You’re not alone. In an age of ever-increasing distraction, how do we control technology and make sure technology doesn’t control us? Nir Eyal, bestselling author of Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products, wrote the book on the secret psychology of what makes Facebook, Slack, and the iPhone so potentially addictive. However, in this talk, Nir dives into the surprising burdens many of these technologies place on employee productivity and happiness. Nir also gives actionable advice and case studies for how successful companies manage these technologies to increase customer satisfaction, team output, and employee retention. This talk is for anyone has ever struggled with distraction and wants to learn to harness the superpower of super-focus. ABOUT NIR EYAL Nir Eyal lectured at Stanford's Graduate School of Business and the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design. His first book, Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products, is an international bestseller and taught Silicon Valley how to design behavior. Nir's new book, Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life, reveals the Achilles' heel of distraction and provides a guidebook for getting the best of technology without letting it get the best of us. You can find Nir on Twitter at @nireyal and read his blog at https://www.nirandfar.com RAFFLE PRIZES After Nir's talk, we'll be giving away several copies of his book Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life. SCHEDULE 6:00 to 6:30: Check-in & networking over dinner 6:30 to 8:00: Nir's talk plus Q&A 8:00 to 9:00: Prize raffle & networking PLEASE NOTE: RSVPing "yes" on Meetup will NOT reserve a spot at this event. You must purchase your ticket for this event on Eventbrite: https://nir.eventbrite.com ABOUT OUR SPONSORS UserTesting makes it easy to obtain user feedback on your product so you can improve your customer experience. Learn more at usertesting.com https://www.usertesting.com. Pendo helps product teams deliver software users love. Pendo captures product usage patterns and user feedback, and lets you communicate in-app to onboard, educate and guide users to value. Learn more at https://www.pendo.io. UserVoice combines feedback from multiple sources and teams to give product managers a singular, complete view of customer feedback. Save time, shorten research cycles, and ship the right functionality faster. Learn more at https://www.uservoice.com. Sam's Club is hiring product managers and designers. Learn more at http://bit.ly/sams-pm-ux. productboard is the product management system that helps you understand what users need, prioritize what to build, and rally everyone around your roadmap. Learn more at https://www.productboard.com. Optimizely is the leader in customer experience optimization allowing businesses to dramatically drive up the value of their digital products, commerce and campaigns through its best in class experimentation platform. Learn more at https://www.optimizely.com. A big thank you to Intuit https://www.intuit.com for providing the room. Coreography provides corporate video & webinar solutions. Learn more at coreography.com http://www.coreography.com. RSVPing "yes" on Meetup will NOT reserve a spot at this event. You must purchase your ticket on Eventbrite: https://nir.eventbrite.com

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