Posts Tagged

Management

product owner - 5 qualities
Learnings

It’s challenging hiring the best possible product owners. It’s very easy to talk the talk in the world of product. Any interviewee can explain the difference between the ROI, an MVP and your NPS! But how do you sort the wheat from the chaff when it comes to picking the best possible

Read More
Polka dots red
Inspirations

The best links of the last 2 weeks curated by Shake Uo ID’s awesome team!   Inside design: GoPro Meet the design team and discover how they are working on hardware and software projects. Meet GoPro’s design team on Invision’s blog   Be the leader you wish you had « This

Read More
4 inspiring talks - release creativity and embrace collective innovation
Inspirations

Everybody is creative and everyone is an innovator. By encouraging diversity in opinions and backgrounds, we can find better solutions and go further. But, in many organisations, great ideas are too often reserved to the ‘creatives’. And many so-called ‘non creatives’ are often stuck in organisations that doesn’t allow them

Read More
weekly-shake-jul30
Inspirations

What we loved on the web this week. Don’t listen to your users Gillian Morris shares her experience of building a consumer-facing app (Hitlist) and how listening to direct user feedback and following the wrong metrics is not a good strategy. Read ‘Don’t listen to your users’ by Gillian Morris

Read More
Style guide - management tool
Thoughts

Why a style guide? A style guide will give you a common language for designers, developers, product managers, marketing and external agencies. It is also a must-have to work on consistency on your digital product around all your media channels. Yes, it might be tricky to do it the right

Read More
Shake Up ID - weekly shake - purple background
Inspirations

Our selection of the best articles and content on the web this week. Enjoy!   Hooked: how to build habit-forming products What makes some products so engaging while others flop? Nir Eyal explains the psychology behind the world’s most habit-forming technologies and provides practical advice for increasing user engagement.  

Read More
Unlimited holidays - beach - sunglasses
Thoughts

A few years ago, I was approached for an interview by a company which offered a very unique perk: unlimited paid holiday. It was the first I’d heard of this perk and it seems to be predominantly offered from tech companies. It got my interest certainly, but I decided the overall

Read More
How would you attract the best staff
Thoughts

Just before I started at Evans Cycles Ltd, I was invited by my line manager to have a couple of drinks with the team at a local pub. It was a great way to ease myself into the company and meet everyone in an informal setting. Whilst I was there,

Read More
fail-fast-outdated-shake-up-id
Thoughts

If you are working in innovation, you probably have already heard that failing fast is the key to success. But, seriously, do you find failure easy to deal with? I don’t… So, it’s time to forget about failure and start thinking about experiment instead!   WHY FAILING FAST IS IMPORTANT Fact: 70%

Read More
Shake up ID - weekly shake - links of the week
Inspirations

The best of what we found on the web this week.   PRODUCT TEAM ORGANISATION AT INTERCOM Lessons learned from scaling a product team. Responsibilities, organisation, shared values and tools! A look inside Intercom’s team. Read “Lessons learned from scaling a product team” on Intercom’s blog.   THE IMPOSTOR SYNDROME “Despite

Read More