Product
Eadaoin Doherty

Product managers and user research

As a Product Manager, I delight in how the collaboration of a product brain and a design brain will always give a better outcome than just one of those brains going solo. However, the reality is, sometimes product peeps have to go it alone when doing user research. I want to reassure you that as a product person, you can do this and get some really valuable insights by following these basic rules.

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People
Cogent

Cogent Crew: Meet Mario

Welcome to the Cogent Crew series, where every month we’re inviting you to get to know a little more about the people at Cogent. This month, Liz caught up with Mario to find out how he got into design, and what sparked his passions for preserving and Louis Pasteur…

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People
Cogent

Cogent Crew: Meet Liz Blink

Welcome to the Cogent Crew series, where every month we’re inviting you to get to know a little more about the people at Cogent. This month, Mario caught up with Liz to discuss her first months at Cogent, and dig into her passions for cooking, connecting with friends, and the epic feeling of drinking wine and eating cheese at the end of a long day of hiking.

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Product
Eadaoin Doherty

Tailoring the Framework for Innovation

Understanding the market and identifying user needs are vital first steps in a lean approach to product development. Skipping these steps to create an untested product, based on just an idea, is a risky business.

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Company
Matt Shanks

Growing plants and people

Growing plants isn’t all that different to growing people. It all starts with listening, understanding their unique strengths and finding or shaping the environments in which they’ll thrive.

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