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Speaking at Facebook Leadership Summit & Hired's Brand Health Panel
On Wednesday, September 19th I'll be speaking at both of  Facebook's Leadership Summit and  Hired's Employer Brand Health Panel .  At Facebook I'll be talking on a panel about "Retaining Culture" along with Gerald Tan  (VP Growth & Product at Catapult Sport...
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Joining Appear Here as CTO
Brand and Product Appear Here's very clear and focused mission resonates with me because they want to create a world where anyone with an idea can find space to make it happen. They achieve this by bringing together a community of brands, entrepreneurs and ...
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Building a "Job Finder" skill for my Amazon Alexa Echo Dot
According to a recent NPR and Edison Research Smart Audio Report , 5% of the 1,620 surveyed respondents owned an Alexa device (Echo or Echo Dot) and 2% owned a Google Home device. Even more revealing was the fact that 42% of Smart Speaker owners said that "...
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My podcast with AWS Startup Stories about Hiring for startups
On June 23rd, 2017 AWS released the final podcast in a 6 episode series titled AWS Startup Stories . The series of podcasts cover a range of topics from startup fundraising (Crowdcube, LocalGlobe) to scaling a startup (Monzo, Starling Bank, Once dating app)...
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Growth and Distribution
One of the many joys of working in technology company is seeing your product used by actual people. Right from the beginning when the initial beta users start signing-up there is a sense that all the hard work (thinking+coding+coffee) might come to somethin...
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10 Steps To Priming Kanban
Jesper Boeg  has written one of the best and most succinct PDF docs on Kanban (43 pages in all). He breaks Kanban down into 10 steps that can be implemented piecemeal until your team has a comprehensive Kanban process governing all aspects of software devel...
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Just launched my new company called Insignum
Yesterday I launch my new company called Insignum . It delivers anomaly detection and notification for your analytics across Mixpanel, KISSmetrics and Google Analytics. The product provides data-driven startups with automated analytics intelligence to find ...
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How a one word change increased product demo conversions by 139%
The following is a repost from the  GoCardless Blog  where I explained one of our successful A/B tests. I also started a good discussion about the merits of the A/B test over at growthhackers.com . This post looks at an A/B test with a simple copy change an...
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Running A/B Tests On Mobile Apps
There are a number of mobile architectures that support effective A/B testing within mobile apps. They range from rapid prototyping ones based on HTML5 components to feature flag based ones that trigger different versions of native components. The trade-off...
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A Growth Hacking Case Study on Starbucks SRCH
In 2001, while working at  Blast Radius , a global digital agency, I was responsible for the technical development of the 'Starbucks SRCH Scavenger Hunt'. The following video describes the campaign. Given my recent venture into the world of  growth hacking ...
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