Getting Apps Done

Getting Apps Done

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Joshua Graham and Kellen Piffner, discuss how to get apps done.
Juan Valera and UX Design in Healthcare
Mar 21 • 35 min
Joshua and Kellen talk to Juan Valera a senior UX designer at Amazon who has previously worked at Microsoft and worked on the Forza Motorsports game UIs. Juan shares his passion for solving real world problems in healthcare using ux design and walks us…
Assets In Seats
Mar 14 • 27 min
Joshua and Kellen are solo again and talking about remote working culture and failures in respecting and promoting the benefits of remote working.
Reverse Interview - Bekah Hawrot Weigel!
Mar 7 • 38 min
We’re stupidly excited to have Bekah Hawrot Weigel return to the podcast to swap roles with Kellen and Joshua for the last episode of a series of reverse interviews, where we let newer developers from #100DaysOfCode ask us any questions they like!
Reverse Interview - Eri Hariono
Feb 28 • 17 min
We talk to Eri from Jakarta, Indonesia, who is currently shifting from a career in law to software development, in part two of a series of reverse interviews, where we let newer developers from #100DaysOfCode ask us any questions they like!
Reverse Interview - Michael Gallipo
Feb 21 • 33 min
Michael Gallipo turns the tables on Joshua and Kellen in our first of a series of reverse interviews, where we ask newer developers from #100DaysOfCode to ask us any questions they like!
Motivating a Development Team: The Wrong Job!
Feb 14 • 17 min
Part 4 of 4 of our series on motivation! Joshua and Kellen talk about what happens when someone is simply in the wrong position. This might be due to a promotion or when they’re hired, either can have a significant impact on motivation.
Motivating a Development Team: The Fear!
Feb 7 • 23 min
Part 3 of 4 of our series on motivation!. Joshua and Kellen talk about how fear plays into motivation. Specifically, how fear is a poor motivator and can trigger behaviour that doesn’t promote building great apps.
Motivating a Development Team: Investment and Candybars
Jan 29 • 21 min
Part 2 of 4 of our series on motivation!. Joshua and Kellen talk about team member investment, candybars and bricks? We look at what does and doesn’t make a team feel invested in the work they’re doing.
Motivating a Development Team: The Intro!
Jan 22 • 14 min
Joshua and Kellen introduce the concept of motivation on a development team. The first in a 4 part series! Motivation is a big topic!
Moms Can Code! An incredible chat with Bekah Hawrot Weigel
Nov 13, 2018 • 25 min
Joshua and Bekah discuss Moms Can Code a community supporting women, particularly mothers with their journey to becoming software developers.
Stop hiring the same devs over and over!
Nov 6, 2018 • 18 min
Joshua and Kellen discuss how variety benefits a development team, how teams end up with little variety and what you can do to improve the situation.
Estimation and the Cone of Uncertainty… Are there chili peppers hidden in your project?
Oct 31, 2018 • 20 min
Joshua and Kellen discuss estimation techniques and how to improve your ability to estimate how long tasks will take, whether it’s you doing them or your team.
So you’ve got an app idea… Now what the heck do you do?
Oct 23, 2018 • 21 min
Joshua and Kellen walk through a really basic checklist of things to do to translate your app idea into a reality.
Hiring Remote Workers: Can you get apps done with Upwork?
Oct 19, 2018 • 9 min
Joshua discusses hiring and using remote workers, specifically from Upwork.
Working remotely… for cookies.
Oct 15, 2018 • 12 min
Joshua introduces part time co-host Kellen Piffner and they discuss working remotely, challenges and benefits. Lots of tips for improving working from home, for both individuals and businesses.
Don’t chuck innovation over the waterfall!
Oct 9, 2018 • 6 min
Joshua discusses how setting yourself up to plan too far ahead of time stifles innovation and what you can do instead.
What do boxes, canoes and MVPs have in common?
Sep 27, 2018 • 7 min
In today’s episode, Joshua explores the concept of a minimum-viable-product in more detail and highlights the emphasis on focus rather than just doing less of a job.
Common App Building Mistakes That May Be Costing You Money!
Sep 21, 2018 • 11 min
Some common things that cost time and money when building applications.
Do your apps work? Yeah, but do they REALLY work?
Sep 20, 2018 • 8 min
There’s a difference between just building an app and building an app that works for your customers.