Dennis and our special guest Mattias Skarin from Crisp go all out nerd about using Agile to the fullest. Whether you want to get started with Agile, or if you’re already using the method, there is tons of value to take from the episode.
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Episode 7 of #slowtofast: “Optimize for uncertainty” – On design systems, managing up, and handling feedback
In this episode, Marcus geeks out about design systems and talks about the launch of Nordnet’s new visual identity and UI kit. He explains Nordnet’s process for working with Atomic Design, a framework for managing design systems. Dennis brings up something that you don’t often read about in the business press: how to manage your manager. He explains some simple tactics that you can apply to elevate yourself in your career, and most importantly to help your manager. Marcus also talks about an interesting article he recently read about the key characteristics of successful organizations. Dennis ends the episode by opening up about being on the receiving end of negative feedback. Perhaps, you should be more of a “Teflon dog” in those situations?
Episode 6 of #slowtofast: Using resource limitations, creative chaos, Agile and happiness to your advantage
In this episode Dennis shares his thoughts on what he refers to as “gravity”, a law of nature in product development: accepting that you have limited resources. Marcus gives examples of how you can create a positive mess in your creative process, causing interesting solutions to flourish. We also have a long rant about Agile. Why should you apply Agile methods? What are the benefits? And lastly, we talk about treating happiness as a skill, just like investing is a skill or nutrition is a skill.
In this episode, Dennis is replaced with our first guest in #slowtofast: Spotify's Design Director Stanley Wood. Since this episode is hosted by two product designers, it's all about - you've guessed it - product design. Marcus and Stanley dig deep into the design process, how to be innovative, align a design language and achieve consistency in user experience.
In this episode we talk about how to find the balance between fidelity and speed, a challenge for any organization working with product development. Dennis shares one of his favorite theories: The Theory of Constraints, a simple and powerful way of identifying bottle necks in your value stream. Marcus tells two stories about applying a mindset to produce more innovative and quality work. And lastly, Dennis geeks out about a new toy that he just bought for the office.