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Principal Ux Manager

Phone: (425) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address:  MOBILE , Alabama , United States
Microsoft Corporation
One Microsoft Way
Redmond , Washington 98052
United States

Company Description: Microsoft Corporation is engaged in developing, manufacturing, licensing and supporting a range of software products and services for different types of computing...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Faculty Advisor
    Alchemist Accelerator

Education

  • Harvard University
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Web References
Mary Treseler - O'Reilly Radar
radar.oreilly.com, 18 Dec 2014 [cached]
The O'Reilly Design Podcast: Cindy Alvarez on emotion, user research, and why Craigslist is great design.
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In this week's Design Podcast episode, I sit down with Cindy Alvarez, a designer at Microsoft, author of Lean Customer Development, and member of our program committee for O'Reilly's first design conference.
Alvarez talks about how design is changing, how the approach to design at Microsoft is changing, and user research misperceptions and challenges. She also offers advice to those who are insisting all designers should code.
Join us for The Lean Startup Conference livestream! | CoVis CoWorking
www.covisco.com, 30 Mar 2014 [cached]
Cindy Alvarez, head of user experience and product design for Yammer (a Microsoft company)
Europe's largest Lean Startup event | Leanconf 2016
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Lean Analytics with Alistair Croll Customer Development with Cindy Alvarez Funded Tickets
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Cindy Alvarez
Director of UX at Yammer, Microsoft
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Cindy Alvarez
"The author of the Lean Customer Development book, Cindy joins us to Keynote.
She also brings a wealth of practical knowledge from getting teams within Microsoft to adopt Lean Startup and to be experimental
Cindy will be running a workshop on overcoming confirmation bias in customer development and keynoting Leanconf 2016"
» Customer Development Interviews How-to: Finding People
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Good post Cindy and as someone who participates in this type of stuff on both sides I can support that Twitter is a useful medium...clicking on something in my twitter stream isn't WAY easier but I am WAY more likely to do it because I am engaged there I am not engaged on Ad clicks.
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Good post Cindy and as someone who participates in this type of stuff on both sides I can support that Twitter is a useful medium...clicking on something in my twitter stream isn't WAY easier but I am WAY more likely to do it because I am engaged there I am not engaged on Ad clicks.
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Hey Cindy, the case of using Facebook to gauge interest for ProfessionalPoke looks interesting.
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Hey Cindy, yes 3 out of 20 indeed looks low.
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[...] a side note, the second question on Page 2 was directly inspired by an excellent post by Cindy Alvarez with lots of other detailed information for finding people at an early [...]
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[...] If you are interested in this topic, check out Cindy Alvarez's posts on finding people and conducting [...]
Customer Development: a few tools and resources (or how to become an excellent stalker) [...] them. Cindy Alvarez, Product Manager at KISS Metrics, has some useful thoughts on this over on her blog.
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[...] Development methodology It seems to me that Cindy Alvarez has produced an excellent hierarchy for the best method for reaching out for customers when [...]
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[...] you are interested in this topic, check out Cindy Alvarez's posts on finding people and conducting interviews. Share this:TwitterFacebookMoreLike this:LikeBe the first to like this [...]
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[...] Cindy Alvarez - How To Find People For Your Customer Interviews http://www.cindyalvarez.com/best-practices/customer-development-interviews-how-to-finding-people [...]
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Cindy Alvarez is a product manager who turns understanding the customer into competitive advantage.
She's worked with early-stage startups, medium-sized companies, and Fortune 500 companies to make customer development an ingrained part of company culture and product development process. Read more about Cindy.
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This work by Cindy Alvarez is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License .
Chalkboard » About
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Cindy Alvarez
Cindy Alvarez is the director of product management at KISSMetrics and KISSInsights. Cindy specializes in product management, with 10+ years of accomplishments in designing and launching successful products used by Fortune 50 customers and millions of end user consumers. Visit website |Follow on twitter
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