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Earlier this year, Productboard launched a new podcast series dedicated to furthering the conversation around engineering leadership. I caught up with Joshua Samberg, Engineering Manager at Productboard and the podcast’s host, to discuss the importance of good leaders, the unique challenges that engineering leaders face, and his own experiences of becoming a leader.
I joined productboard back in October. In the four months since, I’ve seen the company grow rapidly. Just last month, we announced the closing of our Series B round of funding, raising an additional $45 million in investment. It’s fair to say that this is a company that’s going places.
What makes a company successful? You could argue that it’s an outstanding product or service, a clever brand, or catchy advertising – and you’d be right. But the driving force behind all these things is people. Hard-working, talented people. This is why we offer all full-time productboard employees the chance
I’ve worked in companies that talked a lot about transparency but did not stay true to their word when push came to shove. In that sense, you can file transparency alongside promises of engagement, diversity, and inclusion. In these companies, key information was hoarded by a handful of people. Big
Productboard discusses misconceptions around expectations, compensation, roles, and everyday duties of an Engineering Manager vs Individual Contributor.
At Productboard, we rely heavily on Yarn — a fast, reliable, and secure package manager. For those of you who know the ecosystem, it will be pretty obvious how yarn.lock has helped us improve confidence in our projects’ dependencies. For the rest of you, here’s a clue from the official documentation:
About 18 months ago, I joined a tiny startup in Prague as a product designer. That tiny startup is now a series B company with 130+ employees and 2500+ customers. This is my journey. The very beginning Hi, my name is Zdenek, and I’m a designer. In the summer of
In the previous part of this series, we played with Bezier curves. We showed how we represent them in SVG, how we calculate Control points, and how we adjust the size of the canvas.
We’ll now look at a few final touches. The most important one is something that makes an arrow an arrow: The arrowhead.
In the first part of this series, we made a very naive implementation of the component, where we drew a simple line between two points. Now, we will make a nicely curved curve from a straight line.
At Productboard we developed a tool that helps product managers prioritize functionality and work planning. One of the important parts of our app is the roadmap. A roadmap helps you visualize your future work plan, and you can share it with others.
A few months ago, I decided that I wanted to move back to Amsterdam. Having been in Prague since the start of last year, I had begun to miss my friends, my family, and the beautiful capital of the Netherlands. I tried to power through, but I just couldn’t find my comfort zone in Prague.
At Productboard, one of our core values is a relentless improvement. That means that each day, we strive to be better at what we do. Sometimes this requires us to reach out beyond our teams, even beyond the company itself, for expert guidance and advice.