Making The World More Playful – This Mobile Life S2E7

We chat to Mike Gardiner, Founder of Lime Rocket, the developers of BuzzyTV Games. Very excited to chat to Mike as its a very cool company and product! Listen below to podcast S2E7 (Season 2 Episode 7) on “Making The World More Playful“.

Making The World More Playful

BuzzyTV Games enables multiplayer big screen games at events & in classrooms that are playable using phone as game controllers. With no app required players can connect in seconds and be playing alongside hundreds of others to compete in leaderboards and win prizes.

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Behaviour Design With Iz El-Bahnasy – This Mobile Life (S2E6)

S2E6 - Behaviour Design

This is Part 2 of our chat with Iz El-Bahnasy, founder of Gather. This is for S2E6 of This Mobile Life. Gather is a Shopify app that boosts lead generation capabilities for eCommerce merchants. We cover the following:

  1. What is business model canvas?
  2. What is behaviour design?
  3. How does the business model canvas interact with behaviour design
  4. The hooked model
  5. Designing with breaking points in mind

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Piggybacking on other platforms

S2E5 - Piggybacking on platforms

We chat to Iz El-Bahnasy, founder of Gather for Season 2 Episode 5 (S2E5) for This Mobile Life podcast.  Gather is a Shopify app that boosts lead generation capabilities for eCommerce merchants. Iz also is the founder of Sourcecraft, which helps clients build new custom web and mobile application. He manages to juggle this with running the Product Hunt Meetup in Sydney as well. In this podcast, we discuss the benefits of piggybacking on top of another platform.

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To Snap Or To Medium (the lost episode) – This Mobile Life (S2E4)

To Snap Or To Medium - This Mobile Life - S2E4
This episode has a focus on social media apps, in particular the rise of Snapchat, Instagram and Medium. We chat with Francis McCarthy (Unikrn) based in Seattle and Jamie Andrei (Flying Machine Films) in Sydney. We discuss:

1. How Medium is changing the blogging game.
2. Snapchat vs Instagram (recorded before the launch of Instagram Stories).
3. The perils of publishing on LinkedIn.

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How the agile method improves product management

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Daily stand up meeting. Photo by Klean Denmark, CC BY-SA 2.0

Highlights of interview with Alwin Chin – This Mobile Life (S01 E09)

Hey everyone, Matt here! I promised over at my episode 9 podcast that I will post highlights on “Agile Toolkit For Product Teams”.

I interviewed Alwin Chin, and he shared some background about Agile and how he uses it to work with his development teams. Alwin has many years of experience in web tech and eCommerce app development. He is the founder of Stampii (a universal rewards card program). He has also worked at Macquarie Bank, NBN and Transport NSW.

Alwin emphasises that we can choose whatever development management tools & practices we want as long as it helps ship the best product to customers as soon as possible, at the lowest cost possible. For him, Agile has been the most effective tool that has helped him and his teams, and maybe it will be for you too. Read on how he does it.

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Shipping faster with a pattern library – This Mobile Life (S2E3)

Shipping Faster With Pattern Libraries S2E3I chat to my good friend Anthony Cole. Anthony is a product developer with a background in wordpress and frontend development. Originally hailing from Silicon Valley and via NZ, Anthony works in Melbourne for startup Lexer.io. He shares insights on why you should use a pattern library.

A pattern library is a set of components that you can reuse for common design problems. It also defines the interactions of components. By using a pattern library, it allows teams to focus on the bigger customer problems. Ultimately, it helps you ship products faster.

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