Dollars to Donuts
Dollars to Donuts
Steve Portigal
The podcast where we talk with the people who lead user research in their organization.
38. Vanessa Whatley of Twilio
This episode of Dollars to Donuts features my interview with Vanessa Whatley, UX Director – Research & Documentation at Twilio. For many years, I had anxiety and regret around not starting my career in the field that I’m in sooner because I felt very very lost stumbling through all of the different fields and roles, […] The post 38. Vanessa Whatley of Twilio first appeared on Portigal Consulting.
Feb 28
1 hr 13 min
37. Nizar Saqqar of Snowflake
This episode of Dollars to Donuts features my interview with Nizar Saqqar, the Head of User Research at Snowflake. For a domain that takes a lot of pride and empathy and how we can represent the end user, there’s a component that sometimes gets overshadowed, which is the empathy with cross-functional partners. With every domain, […] The post 37. Nizar Saqqar of Snowflake first appeared on Portigal Consulting.
Feb 21
1 hr 7 min
36. Noam Segal returns
This episode of Dollars to Donuts features a return visit from Noam Segal, now a Senior Research Manager at Upwork. AI will help us see opportunities for research that we haven’t seen. It will help us settle a bunch of debates that maybe we’ve struggled to settle before. It will help us to connect with […] The post 36. Noam Segal returns first appeared on Portigal Consulting.
Feb 14
1 hr 15 min
New episodes! New book!
Today we’ve got a quick program note about new episodes of Dollars to Donuts, an announcement about my new book, and an interview with Steve Portigal. Show Links Interviewing Users (2nd Edition) Steve on The Rosenfeld Review Podcast “How-to with John Wilson” on HBO Introduction Steve Portigal: Hi, everyone, it’s Steve Portigal. The podcast has […] The post New episodes! New book! first appeared on Portigal Consulting.
Oct 10, 2023
37 min
35. Danielle Smith of Express Scripts
This episode of Dollars to Donuts features my interview with Danielle Smith, the Senior Director of Experience Research & Accessibility at Express Scripts. Something that I’ve really changed the way I thought about since I’ve been at Express Scripts — we are in the healthcare ecosystem. So the experiences we deliver, if they are not […] The post 35. Danielle Smith of Express Scripts first appeared on Portigal Consulting.
May 10, 2020
55 min
34. Amber Lindholm of Duo Security
This episode of Dollars to Donuts features my interview with Amber Lindholm, the Head of User Research at Duo Security. That’s the sign of a really good researcher – it can never be just about research for research’s sake, like this is a cool project, this is a neat thing, I really wanna go in-depth […] The post 34. Amber Lindholm of Duo Security first appeared on Portigal Consulting.
May 4, 2020
59 min
33. Julia Nelson of MOO
This episode of Dollars to Donuts features my interview with Julia Nelson, the Director Of Research at MOO. All researchers say to some degree that they don’t necessarily have a traditional background when they come into the research field. But I think there’s a lot of strength in welcoming people with different perspectives onto your […] The post 33. Julia Nelson of MOO first appeared on Portigal Consulting.
Apr 28, 2020
56 min
32. Chris Kovel of First Abu Dhabi Bank
This episode of Dollars to Donuts features my interview with Chris Kovel, the Head Of Research at First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB). I look at needs as proximate needs and ultimate needs. An ultimate need is why the product exists in the first place. And then the proximate need is the experience of using that […] The post 32. Chris Kovel of First Abu Dhabi Bank first appeared on Portigal Consulting.
Apr 15, 2020
1 hr 1 min
31. Noam Segal of Wealthfront
This episode of Dollars to Donuts features my interview with Noam Segal, the Director of Research at Wealthfront. Everyone from PMs to designers, researchers, obviously, engineers, data scientists, marketing, we’re all trying to to understand our clients, we’re all taking part in that process in some way, shape or form. And so I view my […] The post 31. Noam Segal of Wealthfront first appeared on Portigal Consulting.
Apr 8, 2020
1 hr 5 min
30. Laith Ulaby of Udemy
In this episode of Dollars to Donuts I speak with Laith Ullaby, the Head of Research at Udemy. I’m really into the idea of questioning what we do. That can be the methods and that conversation about getting out of our comfort zone. It can be thinking about our relationships with stakeholders and trying to […] The post 30. Laith Ulaby of Udemy first appeared on Portigal Consulting.
Apr 3, 2020
1 hr 6 min
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