Radically transparent.
Lessons, experiments and updates from 3drops, Roadmap and Slim.

Kanban boards are bad for your team
Farzad Ban
Founder/CEO
10
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Kanban boards are bad for your team

This is the story of how Roadmap came to be. How our very own solution to Remote Team Collaboration become one of the most popular tools on Product Hunt 3 years in a row. And why so many PM tools from Asana to Jira redesigned their products after our launch.

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Introducing Roadmap + Zapier
Farzad Ban
Founder/CEO
2
 min read

Introducing Roadmap + Zapier

Super excited to announce the release of our new Zapier integration. With this simple tool, you connect Roadmap to over 1000 apps such as Slack, Google Calendar, Jira or Github, to automate repetitive tasks. To get you started, here are our 3 most requested integrations in Zapier.

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Tools we use to run our remote team
Farzad Ban
Founder/CEO
16
 min read

Tools we use to run our remote team

While most teams believe they shape their tools to fit their processes, we believe the tools we use influence our processes and thereof shape our companies culture. As a SaaS product design studio working with governments and leading SaaS startups since 2010, we consistently explore and try new tools as they emerge to stay current with the latest technologies as well as continuously evolve our processes to make sure we benefit from what wasn't possible yesterday. In this post, I'm sharing our current toolbox as well as my opinion on the alternatives.

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10 steps to build a studio like ours
Farzad Ban
Founder/CEO
20
 min read

10 steps to build a studio like ours

It took me close to a decade to get us where we are now. In this post, I’m aiming to share everything I’ve learned along the way. This is basically everything I wish I knew before I got started.

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Why I got deported twice from Sweden
Farzad Ban
Founder/CEO
20
 min read

Why I got deported twice from Sweden

This is an attempt to break the bubble and start living a more transparent life where others outside of my close friends and family get to see into my life and hopefully learn from the outcome of my choices and decisions.

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