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The anatomy of an idea đź’ˇ

Tze and Michael started an idea to pair-write together and this kicks off a series of experiments to select a topic from our story map and interview each other. For our first post, Tze examines Michael's anatomy of an idea đź’ˇ. What's an idea? An idea is just a new thought to solve a problem. … Continue reading The anatomy of an idea đź’ˇ

The Collab Folks in 2021

Last year has certainly been a year where many individuals and teams face uncertainty and unplanned effects from a global pandemic. I hope you are keeping well and taking the time to consider the pandemic’s impact towards health, economies and individuals. When The Collab Folks was first conceived as an idea in July 2015 to … Continue reading The Collab Folks in 2021

The Collab Folks in 2017

The Collab Folks was founded on the hypothesis that a blended focus on Product Management, User Experience and Agility benefits the collaborative paired coaching manner in which we engage with clients. Two years later, this concept has been validated and our vision enlarged to include a few new areas with the expansion towards a Learning … Continue reading The Collab Folks in 2017

Highlights from Agile Singapore Conference & UXSG Conference 2016

The Collab Folks took part in two major conferences in the community this year as volunteers for UXSG Conference 2016 and Michael spoke at Agile Singapore Conference 2016 about "UX for Product Managers". Agile SIngapore Conference 2016 (40 sessions) Videos https://engineers.sg/conference/agile-singapore-2016 Slides https://confengine.com/agile-singapore-2016/schedule  8 themes Coaching and Mentoring Collaboration, Culture and Teams Dev. Practices and Craftsmanship DevOps Enterprise Agile … Continue reading Highlights from Agile Singapore Conference & UXSG Conference 2016

The Collab Folks – Update for 2015

The seeds of The Collab Folks were sown in Michael’s heart during a workshop on Positive Design Impact by Daniel Szuc and Jo Wong in mid-2013. Soon after, he resolved to place a greater emphasis in his day-to-day coaching of the product managers, designers and engineers that he worked with. If he could better understand … Continue reading The Collab Folks – Update for 2015