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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Anwesha Chatterjee

Remote Pairing – Do’s and Don’ts

Whilst pairing has been a fairly consistent part of my years as a software developer, Cogent was where I first started remote pairing. I’ve found the remote aspect of the experience amplifies certain challenges so in this post, I share some of the lessons I’ve learnt.

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Cogent

Cogent Crew: Meet Kath Cashion

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, Navin caught up with Kath to find out where her sense of adventure has led her so far, both within her career, and beyond it.

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Product
Liz Blink

Who needs a product manager, anyway?

How do you know if you need a product manager in your organisation? When is the best time to add more product folk? How do you figure it all out? Asking the right questions can help you assess the need for some extra product help, and find the best fit for your team.

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Cogent

Cogent Crew: Meet Navin

This month, Kath spoke to Navin about being Cogent’s first developer to be based full-time in Sydney, his love of maths, and being a self-professed “guitar tragic”.

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Sam Chalela

Deploying micro frontends with module federation and Next.js

Micro frontends are an architectural pattern that has become a hot topic in recent years for many good reasons. It has helped organisations break complex UI applications into smaller, more manageable pieces, as well as enabling teams to work end-to-end across a well-defined product or business domain whilst maintaining a consistent user experience across the entire app.

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