PM Learnings: What is a Product Manager?

April 29, 2014

I've been a product manager for over a year now. I'd like to think I've learned a lot along the way. I want to document that journey to date and into the future. Issue 3 So, what is a product manager? matbalez wrote a good piece on that very subject. I especially liked this one quote: "You live and you die based on your ability to convince other people to do what you need them to d...

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PM Learnings: So here we are

April 23, 2014

I've been a product manager for over a year now. I'd like to think I've learned a lot along the way. I want to document that journey to date and into the future. Issue 2 So, here we are... I started at Shopify in a design role. We didn't have a product team. No product managers to speak of. As the company grew, the need for a product team also grew. When the role was described to me — s...

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Product Management Learnings

April 17, 2014

I've been a product manager for over a year now. I'd like to think I've learned a lot along the way. I want to document that journey to date and into the future. It's the inaugural issue of the newsletter. I'm kicking this one off with a bunch of books that I've read plus a couple articles to boot. Expect more of the same in future newsletters. If you have any article suggestions, f...

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More Simple jQuery Slideshows

February 19, 2014

Over 4 years ago, I wrote a really simple slideshow script using jQuery. It just took a bunch of images of the same dimensions and cycled through them. The code is only a few lines long (jQuery notwithstanding). Since that time, however, people have often asked for variations. I've updated the demo page with most requested variations. Linking the Slides Sure the images rotated but you kn...

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