Missing Link

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Thoughts on users, experience, and design from the folks at InVision.

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Why Companies should have Product Editors, not Product Managers

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Which Features to build?

The hardest ongoing Challenge I face as Product Manager is to figure out which Features actually sh...
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Former Chief Technology Officer at

A multi-award winning online furniture retailer launched in March 2010, backed by a group of investors including Brent Hoberman of Founders Forum and Marc Simoncini of Jaina Capital.

Andy is responsible for all strategic decision making regarding technology within, including technical team structure and recruiting, site technology selection, office technology and setup across multiple regions and selection of key development and support partners.

The website itself is built using the Magento framework for PHP (built on Zend Framework), interoperating with a Python-based ERP (OpenERP, heavily customised) for stock, dispatch, order and supply chain management.

Team Engagement – Leadership and Mentorship

Andy is an executive-level technical manager, with a hands-on development and testing background. He’s built and managed several successful agile teams of PHP, Python, Java and .Net developers and testers, including internationally distributed teams. He acts as a mentor and troubleshooter to junior and senior team members alike, and leads the technical architecture and design, as well as user experience and optimisation for search engines.

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A Certified Scrum Product Owner

Andy is a certfied Scrum Product Owner, he specialises in implementing agile practices which provide means of constant improvement within the development and operations teams, and a culture of improved transparency with the rest of the business.

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