Have you noticed that Apple Music’s Stations feature is…horrible? You’re not alone. Here’s how I would improve the feature, shown in a prototype walkthrough. Stations on Apple Music is a feature that creates personalized and on-demand music suggestion playlists. The major issue with this feature is there is no way to save or organize your … Read more5 Ways I Would Improve Apple Music Stations
Another Gaucho to the rescue. Tyler Vickers sat down with me to talk about Product Management at Discord. Tyler started off in SEO — a long way from Product Management. He made his way into PM with a lot of luck and perseverance. Tyler shared a few of the most important qualities to convey, when … Read moreTech Talks: Tyler Vickers @ Discord
Fellow Gaucho, Daniel Behrman, took the time to chat with me about his journey (and more) to Meta. Daniel Behrman has seen some sh*t! He’s been a Product Manager at Amazon & T-Mobile, entrepreneur, and now in Product Marketing at Meta. In our 30 minute tech talk, Daniel gave me some meaty advice as a … Read moreTech Talks: Daniel Behrman @ Meta
Ah..the long-awaited, always-asked “favorite product” question. When I first started interviewing for Product roles, my answer to this questions was always something generic — a product I thought I could give a good answer to. I hadn’t put much thought into what my favorite product really was. I’m going to use my favorite product, Recipe … Read moreAlyssa, what’s your favorite product?
On May 5, Spotify Stations announced that the beta app will be shutting down. Just a little over a year ago, Spotify announced Stations, the app that “gets you music instantly — no searching or typing needed.” Similar to Pandora, Stations was a music suggestion app. It allowed to you search any artist, genre, or … Read moreSay Goodbye to Spotify Stations
My experience being a WIP Mentee Last month wrapped the Women In Product – San Diego Chapter’s first ever mentorship cohort. Picked from a multitude of applicants, I had the privilege of being one of them. Women In Product is a 501 nonprofit organization “Equip women to thrive in product management careers at all levels.” From … Read moreThe Women In Product Mentorship