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Build better companies

2f4861b27dc35663ed271d39f5358261?s=47 Tim Clem
December 15, 2012

Build better companies

Too often we get stuck in the technical details of building products and apps, but in order to truly build better products we need to start thinking about how to build better companies.

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Tim Clem

December 15, 2012
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  1. tim clem • esenem app hackathon • december 2012 how

    to build a better product
  2. i’m tim clem github.com/tclem

  3. i live in san francisco

  4. i work at GitHub design · engineering

  5. build a better product

  6. build a better product

  7. build a better company

  8. what you love

  9. embrace the amateur

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  12. your skills

  13. i’m a designer (and I don’t write code)

  14. i’m a coder (can you make this look pretty?)

  15. designers code

  16. coders design

  17. hire to obsolesce

  18. vision and focus tell the why

  19. picking the right thing to work on is the hardest

    part
  20. your skills what you should focus on github’s vision what

    you love
  21. 1 electronic avoid meatspace

  22. but... make face time count

  23. repurpose the office

  24. 2 available everything has a URL

  25. 3 asynchronous do not disturb

  26. 4 lock free ask forgiveness, not permission

  27. let the robots run your business (chat is operations)

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  29. culture tools some of the most important products you will

    build
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  37. build a better product now you can

  38. github.com/tclem twitter.com/timothyclem thanks