Product planning Q&A with Amanda Pardy

So you’re responsible for planning Sensibill’s product! Can you tell me a little about your process for product planning? Are there any specific methods you use or philosophies that you follow? For me, product planning comes down to understanding the customer problems and the data. First, I want to get to know my customer through…

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Sensibill celebrates five years!

On Friday, May 4, Sensibill celebrated its fifth birthday with employees, investors, and friends of the company. In true Sensibill fashion, it was a Star Wars themed party (did you know our main boardroom is officially named The Death Star?) featuring food, drinks, and plenty of laughs. Founded in 2013 by co-founders Corey Gross and…

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Accessibility and localization: 3 lessons from our QA meetup

For the last few months, we’ve been working hard to upgrade our app for greater accessibility, and localizing it to accommodate our partners around the world. On February 6th, our quality assurance, design, and development teams hosted a meetup at our downtown Toronto office to share what they’ve learned, and to connect with fellow accessibility-enthusiasts…

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Tech startups aren’t just a bunch of brogrammers, I swear

I remember my interview with Izabella – my now-boss – vividly. I was all worked up about interviewing for a tech startup with absolutely no tech background. All the hearsay and anecdotes about “brogrammer” culture that preceded my interview didn’t help, either. Nerves and Red Bull had me spitting out, “So is the bro culture…

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