45 episodes

The Product Science Podcast is for startup founders and product leaders building high-growth products, teams, and companies. Listen in on real conversations with the people who have tried it and aren’t afraid to share the lessons they’ve learned (and the mistakes they’ve made) along the way.

The Product Science Podcast Holly Hester-Reilly

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    • 4.9, 12 Ratings

The Product Science Podcast is for startup founders and product leaders building high-growth products, teams, and companies. Listen in on real conversations with the people who have tried it and aren’t afraid to share the lessons they’ve learned (and the mistakes they’ve made) along the way.

    Season 2 Highlights: The Product Science Method in Practice

    Season 2 Highlights: The Product Science Method in Practice

    Before we finish Season Two of the Product Science Podcast, we wanted to take a moment to reflect back on all of the great tidbits we’ve heard and pull out some key takeaways. At H2R Product Science, we use the Product Science Method to help you turn user research into an actionable plan to guide long term growth. In this episode, we look at the three steps: understand your customers, know your market, and lay the foundations, and bring together quotes from our guests who have lived that journey for themselves.

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    • 35 min
    The Jim Morris Hypothesis: Product Teams Do Best When They Build Just Enough to Learn

    The Jim Morris Hypothesis: Product Teams Do Best When They Build Just Enough to Learn

    Jim Morris coaches product teams and leaders at startups and corporate clients. Previously, he co-founded PowerReviews (sold for $168 million) and was an early employee at Fogdog.com ($66 million IPO). Since graduating in Computer Science from Stanford University, he’s held a variety of roles in tech startups, most recently CTO.

    In this episode of the Product Science Podcast, we talk about how Jim’s approach to product management and development has evolved and what he’s learned from implementing a continuous discovery process at multiple organizations.

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    • 1 hr 1 min
    The Allison Cassing Hypothesis: When You Follow Your Interests, Your Work Will Be More Enjoyable

    The Allison Cassing Hypothesis: When You Follow Your Interests, Your Work Will Be More Enjoyable

    Allison Cassing is the User Researcher for the H2R Product Science Team. She brings with her years of product management experience focused on data and insights. She has a deep interest in user experience and motivation. In this episode of the Product Science Podcast, we talk about what Allison’s learned over the course of her career in product management and user research, and how to make sure you’re focused on the right questions.

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    • 57 min
    The Audrey Crane Hypothesis: If You Don't Hire Enough Designers, You Don't Get No Design, You Get Bad Design

    The Audrey Crane Hypothesis: If You Don't Hire Enough Designers, You Don't Get No Design, You Get Bad Design

    Since 2010, Audrey Crane has been a Partner at DesignMap, a strategic product design agency that helps ambitious enterprise software companies. She loves figuring out how to make helping people good business at places like Docker, Salesforce, and eBay. In this episode of the Product Science Podcast, we talk about Audrey's new book, What CEOs Need to Know About Design, and the changes organizations need to make in how they think about design.

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    • 43 min
    The Mary Wharmby Hypothesis: Transformation in Large Organizations Starts with Creating a Common Language of Innovation

    The Mary Wharmby Hypothesis: Transformation in Large Organizations Starts with Creating a Common Language of Innovation

    Mary Wharmby is a designer and educator with 20 years of experience guiding teams in the creation of both customer-facing products and services and employee-facing tools and systems. She is the former Head of Design Transformation at the global bank, BBVA, where she architected and led a team dedicated to driving innovation by strategically infusing design across the entire organization. Mary is currently founder of the challenger consultancy, Design Transformation, helping organizations be more innovative.

    In this episode of the Product Science Podcast, we talk about how Mary helped create a process transformation class that could affect big changes in a large, multinational organization.

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    • 53 min
    The Matt Wallaert Hypothesis: Great Product Teams Use Behavioral Science to Build Products That Create Change

    The Matt Wallaert Hypothesis: Great Product Teams Use Behavioral Science to Build Products That Create Change

    Matt Wallaert is a behavioral scientist working at the intersection of technology and human behavior. He headed product at two successful startups, then Microsoft and Microsoft Ventures, and is now the Chief Behavioral Officer at Clover and author of Start at the End: How to build products that create change, with a slate of pro-social side projects including GetRaised, SalaryOrEquity, and IAskedHer. In this episode of the Product Science Podcast, we talk about how Matt gets his team to focus on the behavior they’re trying to change, and his unique research process.

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    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

HG PM ,

My go to podcast for product

The highlight of my day is when I see a new episode available for Holly’s Product Science Podcast. Conversations with the best of the best in product. Thank you for sharing these conversations.

rezshiraz ,

Great conversations

Of the many product podcasts I have listened to Holly’s show is by far the best. I love how she makes it so conversational and insightful at the same time. Thanks Holly 🙌

Ben Nitu ,

Excellent, Insightful, Refreshing

As a newbie in the product management space, I find Holly’s casual conversations with many great industry leaders extremely educational and relatable. Reading books and blogs on PM is great, but this podcast is turning my black and white world of product management into a vivid colored one. Thank you and to many more episodes!

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