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Roger Cauvin
Works at Cauvin, Inc.
Attended Westlake High School
Lives in Austin, Texas
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The Tuesday 12/8 Product Austin meetup features +GrowthHackers founder +Sean Ellis on building growth levers into our products. CC: +Prabhakar Gopalan +Joshua Duncan 
To attend, please register on Eventbrite at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/product-austin-presents-talk-by-sean-ellis-founder-growthhackersorg-tickets-18401066084 Signing at up here on Meetup page alone is not sufficient! Thank you. Product Austin is excited to bring you Sean Ellis at our December 2015 Meetup. Topic: The Increasing Overlap of Product and Growth Description: Companies live and die by their ability to drive customer and revenue g...
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If you follow Steve Blank's advice on customer development, you may be ignoring the largest and most important body of potential insights. #custdev   #leanstartup   #prodmgmt
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Do you "get out of the building" to interview and observe prospects? Do you focus on testing your product strategy hypotheses, or do you do any open exploration into the problem domain? How do you ensure you uncover "unknown unknowns"?
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If you follow +steve blank's advice on customer development interviews, you may be ignoring the largest and most important body of potential insights. Fortunately, in #runninglean , +Ash Maurya has better advice.
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Anyone know how to generate HTML from Google Slides suitable for use in an HTML email?

We've found Google Slides to be great for page layout and newsletters (HT +Joshua Pomeroy). But we'd like to be able to send our newsletters as HTML emails. The "HTML view" option in Slides includes JavaScript and CSS that don't seem to work well with email.
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How is your team prioritizing its web roadmap and backlog items? Have you used a spreadsheet to prioritize them? How'd that go?
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If you follow Steve Blank's advice on customer development, you may be ignoring the largest and most important body of potential insights. #custdev   #leanstartup   #prodmgmt  
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Do you "get out of the building" to interview and observe prospects? Do you focus on testing your product strategy hypotheses, or do you do any open exploration into the problem domain? How do you ensure you uncover "unknown unknowns"?
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Do you "get out of the building" to interview and observe prospects? Do you focus on testing your product strategy hypotheses, or do you do any open exploration into the problem domain? How do you ensure you uncover "unknown unknowns"?
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The Product Austin Oct 13 meetup features Lanham Napier, Build Group co-founder & former Rackspace Hosting CEO. RSVP now.
#prodmgmt   #growth  CC: +Prabhakar Gopalan +Joshua Duncan 
To attend, please register on Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/product-austin-presents-talk-by-lanham-napier-founder-build-group-tickets-18112725650 Signing at up here on Meetup page alone is not sufficient! Thank you. Product Austin is excited to bring you Lanham Napier at our October 2015 Meetup.  [Details to follow] About the Speaker: Lanham Napier needs no introduction to the Austin tech community.  Lanham is co-founder of Build Gr...
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Excited to have Slack's game-changing first product manager, +Kenneth Berger, as the featured speaker at Product Austin's September 2015 meetup. A limited number of (free) tickets remain, so RSVP now.
#prodmgmt   #growthhacking
To attend, please register on Eventbrite at http://productaustin.eventbrite.com Signing at up here on Meetup page alone is not sufficient! Thank you. Product Austin is excited to bring you Kenneth Berger at our September 2015 Meetup. About the Speaker: Kenneth Berger is a game-changing Product Manager, Early Stage Investor and Startup Advisor.  Kenneth was the first product manager at Slack growing it from a fledgling company of 25 to an emergi...
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How should teams that are #runninglean  prioritize their roadmaps and experiments? Have you used a spreadsheet? How'd that work for you?

In Running Lean, +Ash Maurya tells us that our product's activation flow should demonstrate the unique value proposition. I argue in this article that we should do most of our prioritization through the lens of the UVP and what we can learn.
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Product Strategist
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  • Cauvin, Inc.
    Product Strategist, 2001 - present
  • Dadnab
    Owner and Operator, 2005 - present
  • Members Private Sale
    Director of Products, 2014 - 2014
  • Dachis Group
    Product Manager, 2011 - 2013
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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Product strategist, blogger, downtown Austin dweller, and creator of the Dadnab service.
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I'm a downtown Austin dweller with a passion for food, football (playing it, not watching it), knowledge, nutrition, investing, and a low-car lifestyle.  In my professional life, I help companies make smart product decisions by applying customer development, lean startup methods, and timeless marketing principles.
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  • Westlake High School
    1982 - 1986
  • University of Texas at Austin
    Philosophy, 1986 - 1990
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