Product Managing Your Product Hiring

I've interviewed many different product managers, as well as helped several friends figure out how to get into the field. I've seen a consistent theme: many companies don't know what they're looking for

Five Ideas That Defined My 2015

2015 was a year where I went in feeling like one person, and came out feeling like an entirely different one. This has happened before, but more than any other year I can

Spend your Deadweight Loss on Etsy

Economists hate the holiday season— we see it as a bunch of people mindlessly guessing at each others' utility functions, ultimately producing millions of dollars of deadweight loss for the economy. Bah humbug!

Empathy is CI for the Soul

In software development, many different developers may be working on the same codebase at once. We each check out a “branch” of that codebase, make some changes, and then merge those changes back

Recent Talks: November 2015

November was a busy month for me! I gave my first-ever conference talks at DevOpsDays Silicon Valley and DevOpsDays Detroit. I'm frightened by public speaking, but have been making an effort in the