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Summary

How can we avoid miscommunications between technical and non-technical people that cause software projects to fail? Software engineer and entrepreneur Morgan Lopes is here to help us try and figure it out.

Show Notes

Morgan Lopes: https://morganjlopes.com
@morganjlopes

Polar Notion: https://www.polarnotion.com/
New Story: https://newstorycharity.org/

Key Takeaways
  • one of the first communication challenges is agreeing on definitions of terms - 1:30
  • expectation - communication = frustration -4:15
  • asking 'when would you need this' to illuminate the true problems behind feature requests - 6: 30
  • by giving problems instead of solutions, you invite people into the conversation - 10:10
  • defining how big pains are for clients 12:30
  •  Empathizing with your end user - 16:30
  • The longer it takes your software to get in the hands of users, the less likely it is to end up in the hands of users ever - 22:00
  • Morgan's 3 strikes and your out client rule - 29:00

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What is Production Ready?

Production Ready is a podcast that decodes human relationships that drive software businesses. Learn how to debug your office relationships and optimize your career trajectory for performance. Hosted by Glenn Stovall