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Postlight Podcast

By Postlight

What happens when software eats the world? Industry veterans Paul Ford and Rich Ziade chat with their friends about technology, design, and business from a distinctly East Coast point of view. Decades of experience inform their no-BS, quick-witted patter about what digital transformation really means. Created by Postlight, the digital product studio they co-founded in New York City

  1. 1.
    Regulating Product Decisions: With Jason Goldman10/20/2020
    35:53
  2. 2.
    A Case of the Monday.com: The Rise of Project Management Tools 10/13/2020
    30:12
  3. 3.
    Happiness Engineer: On Job Descriptions and The Culture They Represent 10/06/2020
    20:01
  4. 4.
    Voting by Phone: Why It Isn’t Possible...Yet09/29/2020
    15:04
  5. 5.
    Flight Simulator: On The World of Microsoft 09/22/2020
    30:01
  6. 6.
    Data as Conspiracy: Using Data to Manipulate the Masses09/15/2020
    27:23
  7. 7.
    Detente vs. Dreamer: On the Two Types of Software Stakeholders09/08/2020
    27:57
  8. 8.
    Level Up by Writing Things Down: Jojo Giltsoff on Managing Large Teams 09/01/2020
    27:48
  1. 9.
    Life in the Clouds: The Present and Future of Cloud Hosting Services08/25/2020
    24:53
  2. 10.
    Pieces Loosely Joined: On The Mess That is Enterprise Software 08/18/2020
    17:48
  3. 11.
    Fact or Fiction: On Facts Not Doing What You Think They Do08/11/2020
    22:57
  4. 12.
    The New New Normal: Five Tips For This Stage of The Pandemic08/04/2020
    22:12
  5. 13.
    Restricting Freedom for More Freedom: On The Parallels Between Wearing a Mask and Regulating Tech 07/28/2020
    26:37
  6. 14.
    Synthesizing Feedback: The 6 Mistakes You’re Making With Your Product — Part 307/21/2020
    26:22
  7. 15.
    Optimizing Your Setup: The 6 Mistakes You’re Making With Your Product — Part 2 07/16/2020
    16:44
  8. 16.
    Wins Along the Way: The 6 Mistakes You’re Making With Your Product — Part 1 07/14/2020
    25:18
  9. 17.
    Tools of Persuasion: On Perfecting the Slide Deck07/09/2020
    26:08
  10. 18.
    QORE: On Postlight’s Secret Recipe For Project Management07/07/2020
    24:24
  11. 19.
    Finding the Right Fit: On Hiring Managers and Building Trust 07/02/2020
    27:30
  12. 20.
    Digital Capitalism: Tech That Gets Rid of Tech06/30/2020
    25:37
  13. 21.
    Moving Things Along: On Why Workflow is so Hard06/25/2020
    21:38
  14. 22.
    Communications Decency: On Facebook & Twitter...Again06/23/2020
    28:49
  15. 23.
    Textmoji: A New Project From Postlight Labs06/18/2020
    26:49
  16. 24.
    A New Improved Postlight: On Rebranding at Postlight and Beyond 06/16/2020
    27:30
  17. 25.
    Automating Human Behavior: The Social Contract of Bad Apps06/11/2020
    22:32
  18. 26.
    Delivery of the Skies: With Star Simpson, CEO of ThereCraft06/09/2020
    33:31
  19. 27.
    Visual Math: Paul and Gina on Account From Postlight Labs06/04/2020
    36:32
  20. 28.
    Risks vs. Rules: Why it's Important to Differentiate06/02/2020
    25:47
  21. 29.
    Reactive Sales: Building New Client Relationships in the Time of COVID05/28/2020
    32:03
  22. 30.
    How Design Makes the World: With Author and Designer Scott Berkun05/26/2020
    35:44
  23. 31.
    Stability vs. Scalability: Why Structural Change is So Hard05/21/2020
    22:52
  24. 32.
    Building Prince of Persia: With Video Game Great Jordan Mechner05/19/2020
    31:56
  25. 33.
    Big Red Button: Dealing With Unreasonable Asks 05/14/2020
    28:28
  26. 34.
    Inside Facebook: With Writer and Journalist Steven Levy05/12/2020
    35:35
  27. 35.
    Is it Time to Build? Part 2: How to Get What We Need in a Marketplace Society05/07/2020
    21:21
  28. 36.
    Is it Time to Build?: On Marc Andreessen’s Viral Article05/05/2020
    26:21
  29. 37.
    Knock-On Effects: With Parse.ly’s Andrew Montalenti and Sachin Kamdar04/30/2020
    25:04
  30. 38.
    Structuring Communications: How to Keep Your Team Aligned and Accountable04/28/2020
    31:22
  31. 39.
    Resilience and Probability: Tim Meaney on Dealing with Change Post-COVID04/23/2020
    28:30
  32. 40.
    Contact Tracing: The New Apple-Google Collaboration04/21/2020
    28:52
  33. 41.
    Paul and Rich on Shifting Priorities in a Pandemic04/14/2020
    20:32
  34. 42.
    Pay to Win: Paul, Rich and Jeremy Mack on the World of Video Games in 2020 04/07/2020
    30:41
  35. 43.
    Shared Goals: Paul, Rich and Gina on Statements of Work 03/31/2020
    34:09
  36. 44.
    Diving Deep and Enjoying Life: A Conversation with InVision’s Mike Davidson03/24/2020
    38:29
  37. 45.
    Smart Home: 10 Tips for Working Remotely 03/17/2020
    26:22
  38. 46.
    What Comes First, Brand or Product?: Paul and Rich on Doing Brand First 03/10/2020
    24:46
  39. 47.
    What Motivates People?: Paul, Rich and Gina on Leadership 03/03/2020
    33:13
  40. 48.
    Politics For Your Eyes: A Conversation with Yello’s Hunter Schwarz 02/25/2020
    31:56
  41. 49.
    The Anti-RFP: Paul and Rich on the RFP Process 02/18/2020
    34:00
  42. 50.
    Manage Your Tasks: An Interview with Doist Founder Amir Salihefendic02/11/2020
    25:56
  43. 51.
    Constructive Productivity: 5 Tools To Help You Work Better02/04/2020
    23:30
  44. 52.
    Meta Computers and Passive Billing: Paul and Rich on various things01/28/2020
    27:45
  45. 53.
    The Private Network: Paul and Rich on Intranets 01/21/2020
    30:26
  46. 54.
    The 2020 Sh*tshow: Paul and Rich on what needs to change in the coming year 01/14/2020
    27:00
  47. 55.
    Top Trends of 202001/07/2020
    27:35
  48. 56.
    User Friendly: A History 12/17/2019
    33:45
  49. 57.
    Messy App Ecosystems: Paul and Rich on app stores12/10/2019
    24:27
  50. 58.
    How to Get Hired: Paul and Rich on good interviewing practices12/03/2019
    26:41
  51. 59.
    Promoting Digital at the Met: What does it take to be the CDO at The Metropolitan Museum of Art?11/26/2019
    26:55
  52. 60.
    Accountability Tools: Paul and Rich on how they stay on track11/19/2019
    26:45
  53. 61.
    Monetizing Your Brand: An interview with New York Times journalist Taylor Lorenz11/12/2019
    29:54
  54. 62.
    Layers of Dirt: Paul and Rich on feature driven development11/05/2019
    31:05
  55. 63.
    Product-Led Growth: A conversation with Variance’s Noah Brier and James Gross10/29/2019
    28:30
  56. 64.
    How to Make Sales and Influence People: Paul and Rich on how to sell software10/22/2019
    26:19
  57. 65.
    Going Codeless: Is this the way of the future?10/15/2019
    32:23
  58. 66.
    Understanding Coders: A Conversation with Technology Writer Clive Thompson10/08/2019
    31:22
  59. 67.
    Warning Signs: What to Look Out For When Working in the Tech Industry10/01/2019
    34:39
  60. 68.
    Getting to the Heart of the Web Economy: A Look at the HiQ v. LinkedIn Lawsuit09/24/2019
    34:42
  61. 69.
    That Will Never Work: A Conversation with Netflix Co-founder Marc Randolph09/17/2019
    29:33
  62. 70.
    The Global Internet: Does it Really Exist?09/10/2019
    35:28
  63. 71.
    Inspect Element: What’s hiding behind the web page you’re looking at?09/03/2019
    29:43
  64. 72.
    Can We Sue The Internet?: Paul and Rich on Holding The Internet to Account08/27/2019
    39:10
  65. 73.
    Analyze Society and You Have a Trend: A conversation with The Markup’s Adrianne Jeffries08/20/2019
    28:30
  66. 74.
    The Design System Has To Reflect The Business : Paul and Rich on Twitter’s Redesign08/13/2019
    34:07
  67. 75.
    Playing with Fire: Why Email is a Dangerous Game08/07/2019
    30:20
  68. 76.
    You Don't Release Software, You Let It Escape: Paul and Rich on Shipping07/30/2019
    29:17
  69. 77.
    Do Humans Need Privacy: Paul and Rich on Superhuman and Zoom07/23/2019
    27:22
  70. 78.
    Content Management for Enterprise : A conversation with Percolate’s Noah Brier07/16/2019
    26:55
  71. 79.
    Creating Need: Paul and Rich put a critical lens on new industry trends07/09/2019
    19:58
  72. 80.
    Resilient Management: A conversation with management expert Lara Hogan07/02/2019
    27:06
  73. 81.
    Software Centralization vs. Decentralization: Which is best?06/25/2019
    24:20
  74. 82.
    Getting People To Click: A Conversation With Banner Ad Expert Al Rotches06/18/2019
    30:39
  75. 83.
    Improving Slack: The Postlight team on developing their new product Dash06/11/2019
    29:28
  76. 84.
    Stop Touching It: Paul and Rich on Software Updates06/04/2019
    23:54
  77. 85.
    Technical Definitions: A conversation with Wordnik’s founder Erin McKean05/28/2019
    35:48
  78. 86.
    Dear Technology, We Still Love You : Paul and Rich Come to Tech’s Defense05/21/2019
    21:44
  79. 87.
    The Problem with Software: A Conversation With Former Microsoft Programmer Adam Barr05/14/2019
    29:12
  80. 88.
    Stepping Away to Think Better: Paul and Rich on Making Time for Creative Thinking05/07/2019
    19:39
  81. 89.
    Reflecting on Gmail 15 Years Later04/30/2019
    33:15
  82. 90.
    Marketing Funnels : You’re Just A Cog In The Machine04/23/2019
    33:52
  83. 91.
    Chasing Paper in a Digital World04/16/2019
    22:30
  84. 92.
    Levelling the Playing Field: A Look at the Spotify-Apple feud04/09/2019
    20:04
  85. 93.
    Learning to Code to Understand Technology | A Conversation with Andrew Smith04/02/2019
    32:38
  86. 94.
    Managing At My Worst and At My Best03/26/2019
    24:23
  87. 95.
    It’s Good To Be The Idiot: A Conversation on 3D and Diving Into New Technology03/19/2019
    32:52
  88. 96.
    Letting Design Function: Product Designers Talk Relay03/12/2019
    33:14
  89. 97.
    What if Al Capone wrote C+? : Evan Ratliff on the The Mastermind, Paul Le Roux03/05/2019
    30:28
  90. 98.
    Back to Words: Getting Past Clutter Online02/26/2019
    27:47
  91. 99.
    What Harper Reed Thinks: A Conversation With Obama’s Former CTO02/19/2019
    34:18
  92. 100.
    Click to Add Title: Making a Better Pitch Deck02/12/2019
    27:28
  93. 101.
    Playing it Safe: Authentication in 201902/05/2019
    23:55
  94. 102.
    How Can Data Drive Digital Journalism?: A Conversation With Chartbeat’s Josh Schwartz01/29/2019
    27:55
  95. 103.
    Anniversary of Leadership10/30/2018
    39:13
  96. 104.
    Kill 'Em All : All Giant Platforms Eventually Self-Destruct10/09/2018
    31:57
  97. 105.
    Turning The Digital Product Studio On Its Head : In Conversation with Jules Ehrhart10/02/2018
    35:49
  98. 106.
    Design Matters : A Conversation on Digital Transformation09/25/2018
    30:06
  99. 107.
    Scaling Ethics While Scaling Platforms09/18/2018
    32:59
  100. 108.
    Dealing With Cycles: A Conversation with Michael Shaoul09/11/2018
    27:49
  101. 109.
    Going Off Script : A Coversation on SDKs09/04/2018
    25:23
  102. 110.
    Bad Blood: A Conversation on Megalomania in Silicon Valley08/28/2018
    27:32
  103. 111.
    Getting Creative with Marketing: Rick Webb's Agency08/21/2018
    30:54
  104. 112.
    The Innovator's Dilemma08/14/2018
    28:46
  105. 113.
    Why We Fail : A Conversation with Victor Lombardi08/07/2018
    32:03
  106. 114.
    Putting A Fine On Great Experience Design 07/31/2018
    28:23
  107. 115.
    Version Control : A Conversation On Tracking Changes07/24/2018
    25:41
  108. 116.
    More Than Type & Color: A Conversation With Robyn Kanner07/17/2018
    28:50
  109. 117.
    Can You Ship It? : When Design and Engineering Isn't Enough07/10/2018
    24:48
  110. 118.
    The Evolution of Software with Tim Meaney07/03/2018
    28:15
  111. 119.
    Privacy, Data Encryption and the Law06/26/2018
    25:58
  112. 120.
    An Earnest Blockchain: Manoush Zomorodi on Creativity and the Internet06/19/2018
    31:04
  113. 121.
    The Whole Internet is Sneakers06/12/2018
    34:04
  114. 122.
    Less Machine Learning, More Human Learning: A Conversation with Charles Broskoski06/05/2018
    26:15
  115. 123.
    The Glut of the Platform Economy05/29/2018
    32:48
  116. 124.
    Making Sense of Capitalism and Ethics: A Conversation with Christian Madsbjerg05/22/2018
    28:44
  117. 125.
    Meetings and the Question Mark05/15/2018
    29:39
  118. 126.
    Understanding Deception: Rex Sorgatz on Misinformation05/08/2018
    30:29
  119. 127.
    Welcome to Your CMS: Converging Management Systems05/01/2018
    30:25
  120. 128.
    Vendor Madness: Resist the Lure of the “Super Team”04/24/2018
    30:52
  121. 129.
    Who Really Made The Internet?: Claire L. Evans on Tech History04/17/2018
    26:50
  122. 130.
    How To Cope With Facebook…Or Not04/10/2018
    28:13
  123. 131.
    Introducing Postlight Lebanon04/03/2018
    25:49
  124. 132.
    Decentralized Journalism : A Conversation with Maria Bustillos03/27/2018
    29:05
  125. 133.
    Computing is Everywhere : A Conversation with Bret Victor03/20/2018
    36:35
  126. 134.
    The Internet Got Shrinkwrapped03/13/2018
    29:11
  127. 135.
    Flickr and iCloud and DropBox, Oh My03/06/2018
    29:56
  128. 136.
    Is Your Religion Art or Technology?: A Conversation with Aaron Lammer02/27/2018
    27:34
  129. 137.
    Are Smart Homes the new HVAC?: Paul and Rich discuss the pros and cons of a connected home.02/20/2018
    25:28
  130. 138.
    The Elephant In The Room: Paul and Rich talk to Chris O’Neill, CEO of Evernote.02/13/2018
    25:54
  131. 139.
    The Three Second Rule : How to Destroy Your Linked In Profile02/06/2018
    26:19
  132. 140.
    Venturing Into America’s Prison Problem01/30/2018
    26:33
  133. 141.
    A Good Omelet01/23/2018
    21:39
  134. 142.
    Dynamically Linked Library (of Congress)01/16/2018
    34:26
  135. 143.
    Getting on the Inside01/09/2018
    25:12
  136. 144.
    The Currency of Attention01/02/2018
    31:58
  137. 145.
    A Battle for the Net (Again)12/26/2017
    28:56
  138. 146.
    Life in Code12/19/2017
    28:19
  139. 147.
    The Medium is the Mission12/12/2017
    32:09
  140. 148.
    Death in Feeds12/05/2017
    23:18
  141. 149.
    Spreadsheets Are Off The Table11/28/2017
    30:26
  142. 150.
    Breaking Up is Hard to Do: A conversation about Facebook11/21/2017
    39:34
  143. 151.
    Matt Lieber has a Gimlet Eye11/14/2017
    41:25
  144. 152.
    Paul and Rich Try to Talk About Something Else But End Up Complaining About LinkedIn Again11/07/2017
    24:58
  145. 153.
    Rob Dubbin Goes Off-script10/31/2017
    45:26
  146. 154.
    Shutting Down10/24/2017
    25:52
  147. 155.
    Jenn Schiffer Relates to Developers10/17/2017
    49:32
  148. 156.
    Fighting the Hype10/10/2017
    35:15
  149. 157.
    Glenn Brown on building a digital-first Obama Foundation10/03/2017
    40:55
  150. 158.
    Paul and Rich: Good Problems to Have09/26/2017
    34:47
  151. 159.
    Anna Holmes Stays on Topic09/19/2017
    45:36
  152. 160.
    Rich and Paul on Security09/12/2017
    34:48
  153. 161.
    Oren Mor on Shipping Software at Google09/05/2017
    43:13
  154. 162.
    No Agenda: A Chat About Meetings08/29/2017
    34:51
  155. 163.
    Design Takes Command08/22/2017
    39:01
  156. 164.
    Speech Coach Bill Smartt Offers His Best Advice for Better Public Speaking08/15/2017
    38:43
  157. 165.
    Keeping Remotes Close08/08/2017
    37:30
  158. 166.
    Breaker breaker! Leah Culver on starting up a new podcast platform08/01/2017
    35:50
  159. 167.
    The Social Dynamics of Legacy07/25/2017
    40:07
  160. 168.
    When Borders Collapse: Inside the World of Web Standards with Eric Meyer07/18/2017
    42:13
  161. 169.
    Rich and Paul on a Decade of Life in the Shadow of the iPhone07/11/2017
    36:44
  162. 170.
    Jerome Hardaway is Bringing Vets to Tech07/04/2017
    38:45
  163. 171.
    Rich and Paul: Russian to Conclusions06/27/2017
    36:44
  164. 172.
    Maris Kreizman Wants to Mail You Books06/20/2017
    40:17
  165. 173.
    What We Chat About When We Chat About Chat06/12/2017
    41:25
  166. 174.
    Alex Daly Can Kickstart Your Dreams06/06/2017
    45:34
  167. 175.
    Jen Dary Wants You To Pluck Up05/30/2017
    40:32
  168. 176.
    Consider Yourself Notified05/23/2017
    32:36
  169. 177.
    John Shankman Explains the Whole Ad Stack05/16/2017
    47:45
  170. 178.
    Sic Transit Gloria: Talking About Tech and Transportation05/09/2017
    33:43
  171. 179.
    Aaron Lammer Is Not Safe For Work05/02/2017
    43:36
  172. 180.
    Laurie Voss Helps Millions of Programmers04/25/2017
    41:22
  173. 181.
    “Oh, Just Innovation Things,” with Michael Shane04/18/2017
    37:56
  174. 182.
    Gina Trapani has things TODO.txt04/11/2017
    47:18
  175. 183.
    Internationally Relating With Jeremy Pam04/04/2017
    39:36
  176. 184.
    Talking with Kim Stanley Robinson about his global warming epic, New York 214003/28/2017
    40:50
  177. 185.
    John Battelle on Making Web Media Possible, and Profitable03/21/2017
    54:40
  178. 186.
    Alan Burdick on the Nature of Time and the Terrors of Productivity03/14/2017
    51:31
  179. 187.
    Rich and Paul Discuss the Hidden Giants of the Internet03/07/2017
    37:09
  180. 188.
    Tech at the ACLU: In practice, and in theory02/28/2017
    52:59
  181. 189.
    Lara Hogan on Engineering and Public Speaking02/21/2017
    43:20
  182. 190.
    Ryan and Dan in a World of VICE (News)02/14/2017
    44:21
  183. 191.
    Should Twitter Delete @realDonaldTrump?02/07/2017
    47:18
  184. 192.
    Prashant Agarwal on Scaling Design01/31/2017
    47:40
  185. 193.
    Nicholas Carr on How Technology Becomes Creepy01/24/2017
    46:41
  186. 194.
    The New, Big Media01/17/2017
    29:34
  187. 195.
    Craig Mod on Great Design and Long Journeys—Part 201/10/2017
    49:14
  188. 196.
    Craig Mod on Great Design and Long Journeys—Part 101/03/2017
    40:17
  189. 197.
    Year in Review: 201612/27/2016
    36:41
  190. 198.
    Colin Smith Has a Plan to Help Hundreds of NYC Public Schools12/20/2016
    38:44
  191. 199.
    Michael Sippey on Product Management—and Pivoting12/13/2016
    48:27
  192. 200.
    Q&A: Taking listener questions, and mission statements12/06/2016
    34:27

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