Nicole Bryan is the Vice President of Product Management at Tasktop. She has more than 17 years of experience in software and product development, focused primarily on bringing data visualization/infographics and human factors considerations to the forefront of Application Lifecycle Management. Most recently, she served as director of product management at Borland Software/Micro Focus, where she was responsible for creating a new Agile development management tool. Bryan is passionate about improving how software is created and delivered – making the experience enjoyable, fun and yes, even delightful.

Hey Guys… While the Women Strike, Consider This…

I believe that Women’s International Day has special significance this year. With the heightened political atmosphere charged with undertones of misogyny, the Women’s March shining a light on women’s rights and voice, and high profile news stories about sexual harassment, it just seems like Women’s International Day should be particularly meaningful and hopefully memorable in …

Reimagining Software Integration

For too long, software lifecycle integration has been viewed as the red-headed stepchild at organizations – an unglamorous chore that is often considered a developer issue and a developer issue alone. That perception must change – it’s actually a critical organizational issue and this misconception is why Tasktop is leading the charge in rebranding integration. …

Product Managers Don’t DO Anything

It was quite a sobering moment when the fact dawned on me. We were doing our fiscal year strategic planning and going through each department discussing priorities.  Seems simple enough.  But what happened next stopped me in my tracks. Mik, our CEO, said, “OK – let’s work on the metrics we’ll use to measure your …