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22:06:26 2019-06-04
This is the second part of a series of episodes where we’ll explore an end-to-end product development effort at Autobooks. In the first part of this series we discuss how we used Jobs-to-be-Done to arrive at the insight that led … Read More ...
50:11 2019-05-09
This is the first part of a series of episodes where we’ll explore an end-to-end product development effort at Autobooks. At Autobooks we’re working hard to discover and build solutions for the struggles that small business owners face as they...
39:01 2017-04-06
In this episode we dive into the sometimes controversial topic of how Jobs-to-be-Done and Personas complement or contradict each other with Claire Menke, the Senior Manager of UX Research at Udemy. Claire has deep experience with both frameworks, and ...
21:00:00 2017-02-24
For more than 15 years, Jason Fried has helped individuals and teams improve their collaboration, productivity and the nature of their work. Jason is the co-founder and CEO at Basecamp, a “… saner, calmer, more organized way to manage projects...
46:02 2015-03-31
This week Matt Hodges, Intercom’s head of marketing, joins us to talk about integrating Intercom’s marketing efforts around Jobs-to-be-Done. Matt talks us through his experience of uncovering the jobs that Intercom is hired to do, and applying...
52:10 2015-02-06
When do people realize value from your product? It’s not always when they hand over their money to you, but when they really make the progress that they intended to make. This week Chris Lee from Tealeaf Academy joins us … Read More ...
41:25 2014-09-08
On this episode of Jobs-to-be-Done radio Ervin brings up a question regarding the difference between price and value. It may seem simple on the surface but we’ll discuss how companies often leave money on the table by not understanding how … Read ...
44:58 2014-06-30
On this episode of Jobs-to-be-Done Radio we’re joined by entrepreneur, author, and entrepreneurship expert Ash Mauyra. Along with creating the Lean Canvas, an incredibly usable tool for startups who are trying to apply the lean startup methods, Ash ...
45:23 2014-04-02
It’s been clear to many of us in the #JTBD world that having a better understanding of the emotion that a consumer experiences related to a purchase will not only help us develop better products, but will also help us … Read More ...
22:00:51 2014-02-27
“Imagine if a chef is in a restaurant. He comes up with a new French onion soup, and wants to see if it’s tasty.  In the internet world he would wait four weeks and then email everyone who has ever been at … Read More ...
48:59 2014-02-18
How do you go about designing product features around Jobs-to-be-Done? This week on Jobs-to-be-Done Radio we’re joined by Alan Klement who talks about how he came up with his version of the job story, and shares some great examples of … Read M...
38:09 2014-01-17
This week we continue to explore how Jobs-to-be-Done and the Lean Startup movement are intertwined. We’re joined by Martin Siniawski, the co-founder of Streema as well as one of our beloved jobs-to-be-done experts, Amrita Chandra from Shape and Sou...
43:49 2013-12-09
During this episode Dave and Brenna talk about how Jobs-to-be-Done is being used at MeetUp alongside their well-established usability testing practice.  They even share some of the Jobs-to-be-Done that people hire Meetup to do and the subtle anxieties th...
22:20:14 2013-11-05
Jobs-to-be-Done Radio is back this week with another sample interview for you to listen to and learn from.  Tune in to hear us unpack how Becky from Red-Gate software came to decide that it was time to ditch her feature-phone and … Read More ...
28:41 2013-09-20
Our Forces Friday series concludes this week with an in-depth discussion of the Habit of the Present: Why would a consumer have to break a habit in order to buy a Roomba vacuum cleaner? Chris, Bob, and Ervin discuss the force using … Read More ...
40:39 2013-08-20
Amrita Chandra from the startup marketing company RocketScope joins us this week on Jobs-to-be-Done Radio. Tune in to hear Amrita talk about applying JTBD research to the development and marketing of a Spotify-like product.  She also shares some super-he...
39:16 2013-08-05
In this episode Chris and Ervin visit the Children’s Medical Center in Dallas to meet with two special guests who are leading the application of Jobs-to-be-Done in the healthcare industry:  John Dzivak and Anthony Pearson (both with Children’...
36:45 2013-06-17
We’re back this week with another installment of our Forces Fridays series! In this episode we take a deep-dive into the Pull of the New Solution and Anxiety aspects of the Forces of Progress Diagram to further explain what causes … Read More ...
22:00:02 2013-06-03
In this episode Chris and Bob spend some time with Erika Dufour and Jason Fried discussing how to apply Jobs-to-be-Done insights to Erika’s Snip Snap Go business model. We’re always excited to get a chance to reconnect with those who … R...
33:32 2013-05-15
Ryan Singer from 37signals joins Bob and Chris for this episode of Jobs-to-be-Done Radio! Ryan shares some great stories about how he came to discover Jobs-to-be-Done, and a metaphor that he created to help explain the timeline to people who … Read ...
29:06 2013-04-12
This episode of Jobs-to-be-Done radio kicks off with the introduction of an exciting new project that everyone can be involved in:  Uncovering the Wine Jobs-to-be-Done. We also talk about a project that we’re doing for AlesyaBags.com to understand ...
54:39 2013-03-18
In this episode of Jobs-to-be-Done radio we dive into many of the questions that people have after hearing a jobs-to-be-done interview for the first time, as well as questions submitted to us on the JTBD Quora Page, the JTBD LinkedIn … Read More ...
48:05 2013-01-18
By far the most popular request that we’ve heard about Jobs-to-be-Done Radio is that we get more tactical and share some of our consumer interview techniques.  This week we’re going to try to answer that request by sharing a live … Read...
30:32 2012-10-25
*This post has been updated to an article format.  See the update here at: Jason Fried on using JTBD at Basecamp   This week Jason Fried, the founder of 37signals and author of Rework, joins us on Jobs-to-be-Done Radio to discuss … Read More ...
22:45 2012-10-10
  This week we’ll give you a glimpse into what went on at the Switch Workshop that was held at the 37signals office in Chicago on October 1st. We’re joined by Nick Owsley, the co-founder of PromoSimple, who shares his thoughts … Re...
31:19 2012-10-03
This week we continue to share audio of a recent trip to Boston to visit Clayton Christensen. Clay shares the story of when Andy Groves of Intel asked him to explain how disruption would affect his company.  He reinforces for us … Read More ...
27:00 2012-09-30
This week Bob and Chris are honored to be joined by Clayton Christensen  on Jobs-to-be-Done Radio.  Clay discusses why he thinks the JTBD framework is so important and talks through how it is used to understand causality and what drives consumer …...
21:49 2012-07-27
  This week presented a great opportunity to bring some special guests to the Jobs-to-be-Done Radio Show. Bob and Chris are joined by John Palmer, who worked with Bob in the early 90s to create the Jobs-to-be-Done Framework, as well … Read More...
38:53 2012-05-25
  This week’s show features guest Stephen Mohan, Managing Director of Operational Services of Cofunds.  Stephen joins us to talk about financial services through the lens of Jobs-to-be-Done. We contrast how the financial planner’s view o...
33:11 2012-05-12
This week’s show starts out with a discussion around the swell of recent media that the Jobs-to-be-Done framework has received.  We discuss the recent jobs-to-be-done Forbes article, as well as Clay’s guest appearance on the Critical Path rad...
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