Articles on product development

Carbon Five Software Engineer - Rico Rodriquez Collins
Carbon Five

Carbon Five

Carbon Five Roll Call: Rico Rodriquez Collins, Software Engineer

Carbon Five Roll Call is a blog series introducing you to our team of product managers, designers, and software engineers at Carbon Five. Learn more about us and how we can help support your next project. Meet Rico!  Name: Rico Rodriquez Collins Title: Software Engineer Hometown: Jacksonville, Florida Carbon Five office: Santa Monica

Carbon Five Principal Engineer - Dimas Guardado
Carbon Five

Carbon Five

Carbon Five Roll Call: Dimas Guardado, Principal Developer

Carbon Five Roll Call is a blog series introducing you to your next team of product managers, designers and software engineers. Learn more about us and how we can help support your next project. First up in 2021, meet Dimas! Name: Dimas Guardado Title: Principal Software Engineer Hometown: La Puente, CA Carbon Five Office: Santa Monica

Client Interview - Carbon Five and Drucker Institute
Nancy Samahito

Nancy Samahito

Lessons from Developing a Community Learning Platform – Bendable.com

An interview with Rick Wartzman and Sarah Zaner. In the midst of a global pandemic, Carbon Five client, Drucker Institute, launched Bendable, a community-based learning platform, in June 2020. We sat down with Rick Wartzman, Executive Director, and Sarah Zaner, Senior Director at KH Moon Center for a Functioning Society at Drucker Institute, to learn

Prakash Venkatraman

Prakash Venkatraman

Greenfield Projects: Seven Ways to Set Yourself Up for Success

Greenfield projects have a hidden set of needs — and each one can be an opportunity for growth if handled well! But if handled poorly or if not handled at all, these pitfalls can perpetuate and multiply across the lifetime of the project, taking you further and further away from your treasure and further into the endless cave of despair.

Nancy Samahito

Nancy Samahito

The Future of Digital Healthcare: Interview with Nick Altebrando from AbleTo

The health and wellness industry is being forced to quickly adapt to new norms faster than ever before. Telemedicine and telehealth services are now on the rise. Contactless patient care and remote check-ups are becoming routine. Customer needs and behaviors are changing almost daily. So what does this mean for the future of health and

Carbon Five New Business Lead - Dan Decoste
Carbon Five

Carbon Five

Carbon Five Roll Call: Dan DeCoste, Business Development Lead

Carbon Five Roll Call is a new blog series introducing you to your next team of product managers, designers and software engineers. Learn more about us and how we can help support your next project. First up, meet Dan!  Name: Dan DeCoste Title: Business Development Lead Hometown: Richmond, KY Carbon Five Office: New York

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

Jen Skene

Jen Skene

How to Make Your Daily Stand-up Outstanding

Where else can you learn what your coworkers are doing, get your work unblocked, and get energized, all in 10 action-packed minutes?

Treyce Meredith

Treyce Meredith

Map vs Path

It’s a simple idea that can help your digital product take shape; when a user enters your system, do you hand them a map or a path? What’s the difference? Great question, and in this case, the metaphor is pretty literal.

Jeremy Morony

Jeremy Morony

Product Management For Agile Teams: Why Oh Why

At Carbon Five, we build software. We build it using Agile methods. This has worked out well for us and our clients for a long time. We recently added product management as a discipline to our team. There are some common challenges we see at C5 and we’ve been deliberately experimenting with different activities and practices around product development,

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