Collaborators, not coders

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Building products is hard; not having your own engineering team makes it harder.

In the ideal world, software engineers are a cornerstone in building software. They collaborate closely with other team functions(PM, Design, etc) and contribute their brainpower.

Yet, for different reasons (budget, culture), not all product teams have their…

TL;DR: Over-preparation and building connections

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Doing user research with international audience is both a challenge and a privilege. I’d like to share a few things I learned through my personal experiences in the past few months. I hope it proves helpful to anyone in the future in the same shoes.

1. Figure out logistics thoroughly and well in advance.

This should be a no…

Tessa Taoxi Li

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