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Carbon Five Sponsors Tech Inclusion 2020: The Next Wave of Leadership

We’re excited to announce our sponsorship of Tech Inclusion: The Next Wave of Leadership, an all-virtual conference in 2020, hosted by Change Catalyst on October 13-15.

Nancy Samahito

Nancy Samahito

Creating Successful Online Banking Products – Agile Growth Workshop Recap

Banking and financial institutions are rapidly working on digitizing products to stay relevant and better serve customers, but, the truth is, modernizing banking experiences is incredibly difficult. A digital project in the banking world is nothing short of an order of magnitude. The requirements behind developing successful banking products are staggering compared to the average

Suzanna Smith

Suzanna Smith

Designing Our Way Through Uncertain Times – San Francisco Design Week Recap

We’re in a moment of unprecedented change. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many product designers to face a variety of new professional challenges. We’ve paused co-located work. We’re unable to see users and co-workers in person. We’re required to explore new ways of collaboration, all while navigating the ups and downs of today’s economy. Furthermore,

Shannon Croy

Shannon Croy

Human-Centered Learning Loops with IDEO

Carbon Five San Francisco hosts Talk Nights and invites the community to join the conversation on how we can build better products together. This month we were joined by two guest speakers from IDEO, Kaitlyn Irvine, an Interaction Designer, and Nadia Surtees, a Design Researcher. Together, they discussed Human-Centered Learning Loops and some of their

Jen Skene

Jen Skene

Creating a Data-Informed Culture – SF Product Talk Night Recap

“Data is ubiquitous technology. We’re constantly collecting it, manipulating it, and trying to monetize it.” – Jess Starr, Product Manager, Okta Carbon Five San Francisco hosted Product Talk Night to discuss the different ways data and business intelligence can impact product development and business growth. Our guest speakers included:  Jess Starr, Product Manager, Okta |

Nancy Samahito

Nancy Samahito

SFDW Recap: Universal Inclusive and Accessible Product Design

The primary function of design is to make something useful. Unfortunately, many digital products out on the market have been developed without universal accessibility in mind. As designers, we have the unique opportunity — and responsibility — to help shape the next generation of inclusive and accessible technology. 

Wil Wade

Wil Wade

QCon Talk: Thinking Methods

Wil Wade, senior developer at Carbon Five, will be speaking at QCon New York on June 25. His talk on thinking in systems focuses on understanding the context of this complexity through the patterns and structures around us; a perfect complement to Agile’s small iterable steps. This interview was originally published on QCon New York.

Nancy Samahito

Nancy Samahito

How to Be Data Driven with Product – SF Talk Night Recap

Carbon Five San Francisco hosted Product Talk Night to discuss the importance of being data-driven in software development and product management. Allie O’Connell, Senior Product Manager from Carbon Five Chattanooga, discussed her personal experiences with product analytics and shared insights on how to effectively align product success metrics with overall business goals.

Noni Culotta

Noni Culotta

NYC Design Mentor Night Recap

On Wednesday night, designers and design lovers from all over NYC gathered at Carbon Five SoHo to receive career guidance, feedback, and insights from five senior designers. The evening kicked off with a Q&A with our panelists: Lo Wheelwright, Senior Product Designer, Carbon Five Erin Murphy, User Experience Designer II, HBO Nina Mehta, Design Manager,

Nancy Samahito

Nancy Samahito

Building Design Systems for Scaling Companies – SF Talk Night Recap

How can scaling companies maintain design consistency and quality as internal and engineering teams exponentially grow? Last week, Carbon Five San Francisco hosted Talk Night to answer this question and to discuss the secret benefits of building design systems for growing companies. Our guest speakers included: Sean Durham, Software Development Manager, Autodesk | @seandurham Erin

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