Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

About the show

A podcast about the design, development, and business of great software. Each week thoughtbot's Chad Pytel (CEO) and Lindsey Christensen (CMO) are joined by the people who build and nurture the products we love.

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Episodes

  • Communication & Collaboration- ShearShare

    May 25th, 2020  |  Season 9  |  49 mins 33 secs

    Chad and Lindsey talk with Courtney & Tye Caldwell, Co-founders of ShearShare, about being founded as remote company, their communication tools and methodologies, interview process, and messaging implementation.

  • Communication & Collaboration - Teikametrics

    May 18th, 2020  |  Season 9  |  47 mins 2 secs

    Chad and Lindsey talk with Alasdair McLean-Foreman, CEO & Founder of Teikametrics, about Teikametrics' guiding principles, Zoom fatigue, rethinking stances on remote work, the value of a peer group, and how retail is adapting during Covid-19.

  • Communication & Collaboration

    May 11th, 2020  |  Season 9  |  39 mins 23 secs

    Chad and Lindsey discuss thoughtbot's methodology & tools for communication and collaboration, both in general and adapting them to a fully remote workplace, the pros and cons of this new environment, and approaching your work with optimism.

  • Product Roadmap - Nurse-1-1

    May 4th, 2020  |  Season 9  |  50 mins 32 secs

    Chad and Lindsey talk with Michael Sheeley, founder & CEO of Nurse-1-1, on learnings from their launch, challenges of building in the health-tech space, their approach to long-term planning, and the future of medicine in a post COVID-19 world.

  • Product Roadmap - ShearShare

    April 27th, 2020  |  Season 9  |  50 mins 44 secs

    Chad and Lindsey talk with Courtney & Tye Caldwell, Co-founders of ShearShare, about the history of the platform, how the beauty industry has been impacted by COVID-19, building yourself as a brand that people can trust, and how their product roadmap has adapted to the changing landscape.

  • Product Roadmap - Teikametrics

    April 20th, 2020  |  Season 9  |  50 mins 44 secs

    Chad and Lindsey talk with Alasdair McLean-Foreman, CEO & Founder of Teikametrics, about the history of the platform, staying focused on the needs of your customers, shifting product requirements to meet your ideal buyer-personas, and their newly-minted formal product roadmap.

  • Product Roadmaps

    April 6th, 2020  |  Season 9  |  41 mins 48 secs

    Chad and Lindsey discuss their experiences around, and the pros and cons of, product road maps.

  • Giant Robots v1

    March 30th, 2020  |  Season 9  |  18 mins 3 secs

    Chad and Lindsey announce Giant Robots' latest evolution as a long-form startup series, following three startups over the course of a year. Throughout the season we will celebrate the wins, learn from the setbacks, explore how they approach high-concept issues, and truly capture the arc of a year in the life of their startup!