A podcast that helps innovators and entrepreneurs to create successful digital solutions - from idea to market. This podcast is brought to you by LinkUp Studio - a software development company, which created more than 100 successful digital solutions.
Building a campaign management app for volunteers and communities, with Naseem Makiya
When it started out, Impactive was basically organizing campaigns and candidates. But now it's organizing permission-based work. Platform helps encourage people to participate in the elections. Impactive help people go through the voting process with our tools. And platform push campaigns forward. Impactive is both mobile- and web-based
Impactive is for nonprofit activities as well: mission-based work, fundraising, e.g. climate change, cancer research, doesn't matter who's at the organization. It just matters what they stand for.
Product Discovery Phase in Software Development: Crucial Guidelines
In our conversation we have raised some crucial issues about the project discovery phase. What is the discovery phase and what is it for? What values does it bring, what types of discovery exist, does every project need discovery? What concerns people may have regarding the discovery phase? We will help us to figure out all the tiny details of the discovery phase. She has more than 10 years of experience in business analysis and auditing of software projects.
If you have ever dealt with software development companies, you came across such a concept as the discovery phase. It is the first development phase in the development process of digital products. The main aim of this phase is to translate the project vision and concept into its technical realization. The team collects information, analyzes, and explores the market, competitors, and target audience. And then, based on these outcomes, design the solution and build a detailed implementation plan.
Product Scalability with Avi Ashkenazi
Today we will try to get the most exciting moments of professional life of Avi Ashkenazi, a product designer, who has worked for Deutsche Telekom on variety of media products, who has created digital products for Samsung, led the design team for fintech platform Iwoca, and is currently working as a UX designer at the No.1 e-commerce platform for businesses – Shopify. He will talk about product scalability. We hope everyone will enjoy knowing about our guest and his experience.
Avi Ashkenazi started his career as a musician. Then, he dealt with festivals, music, technology projects and installations. Next, Avi worked for Deutsche Telekom on variety of media products. After that, Avi has created digital products for Samsung, led the design team for FinTech platform Iwoca and is currently working as the UX designer at the No.1 e-commerce platform for the business, Shopify.
Product Design with Steve Krug: How to properly analyze product design and make the right changes
Steve Krug is a UX consultant with 25 years of experience, who has worked with such tech giants as Apple, Bloomberg, Lexus, and NPR. You may also know Steve as the author of “Don’t Make Me Think”, one of the best books on usability and UX design for digital products. You will hear about his vision and valuable insights on developing a digital product.
Steve stumbled through a couple of careers, before ending up in UI / UX design and usability.
Steve's book “Don’t Make Me Think”, first published in 2000, is consistently in the top five books recommended for UI/UX designers. Now Steve returns with a fresh perspective to reexamine the principles that made his book a classic, with updated examples and a new chapter on mobile usability.
John Kamman: Building a digital product around what you love — Wholesum
Save time. Save money. Reduce food waste,” – a motto of Wholesum, an online tool that helps streamline group menu planning. It has been a total game-changer in the sphere. Whether you are an outfitter looking to streamline menu planning for trips, a summer camp aiming to simplify your kitchen, a caterer that wants to lean on the power of software, or an event coordinator aiming to reduce food waste, Wholesum can help. Meet John K Amman, the co-founder of Wholesum, and LinkUp’s client, in our new podcast.
- John’s background and how he started Wholesum
- ‘you are not talented in all things’, the benefit of delegating some jobs to experts
- trying to reach new horizons: constant development and improvement process
- why to use Wholesum as a mobile app
- how to juggle two jobs at the same time
- how Wholesum engaged their first users
- the importance of getting real feedback from users, and a real enjoyment - from the development process
- two John’s takeaway advice for starting digital products
- “this or that” blitz: John’s life likes
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David Siegel on how good decision-making drives success to digital product
You are listening to the podcast that helps innovators and entrepreneurs to create successful digital solutions - from idea to market!
Let us introduce David Siegel, CEO at Meetup, a global community platform that connects people in real life by finding and building local communities; the author of NOT boring business book “Decide and Conquer”, which, he hopes, his great grandchildren will read as his life story. Go to our new podcast, and you will know not only David’s business ideas, but his personal life portrait.
- how it all started for David
- what is Meetup and its value for users
- how has the pandemic affected David’s business and has he been able to use it to his advantage
- was there any magic stick that helped Meetup to gather more users than the population of the whole country? David’s tips on driving success
- how to build a successful strategy for a digital product
- 3 lessons from the tech CEO valuable to hear
- David's work and approach of doing business in his book “Decide and Conquer: 44 Decisions that will Make or Break All Leaders”
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Informative, brief, interesting
Great podcast🔥. Interesting and brief episodes on a wide variety of topics.
Every time I listen to the podcast, I am proud of the quality of the product made in Ukraine 🔥This applies both to the podcasts themselves and to the projects that Linkup gets!
The best advices
Thanks to Linkup Studio for such a cool podcast! The world is digitalizing and it is very important to cover and know about how to build a business now and what challenges you may face ♥️