Cat's the VP of Product at Peapod, which you may or may not know as the world's first ecommerce company. She got her start in Product as an early team member at GrubHub and has built a career working in, on, and for dev teams as their connection to the rest of the business and to its customers. Professionally, she's enthusiastic about Product, Development Process, and Culture. On the weekends, she loves a good puzzle and a nice cooking challenge.
January 31st, 2018 | 39 mins 59 secs
Have you ever wondered what it's like to work with a software team? Perhaps you are a developer wondering what you seem like from the outside? Or maybe you are starting to work with a software team and you want to know what to expect? Cat de Merode and Matt McNamara join the show to talk about their experiences as product owners interacting with developer teams. We'll talk about what developers can do to build trust, how to work with product owners on estimates and to talk about technical topics. And they'll say what the most important things developers should know about working with their product owners.