There’s been a sudden rise of “keyboard-first” apps that focus on speed. We explore what this trend says about product design and how products evolve over time.
Latest posts by Paul Adams
Product & Design 30 min listen
When I joined Intercom, we were tiny: about 50 people. We’ve grown to over 600. Over that period, we’ve made many, many mistakes – some big and some small.
Product & Design 28 min watch
I share 5 stories about the lessons I’ve learned during my tenure as VP of Product. When building software products, what do we do when there’s a problem? We know something’s broken, and we want to fix it. But in fixing it, we can over correct.
Product & Design 25 min read
Many designers and UX people assume that they should exist at the center of their companies. However, after many years in different roles, our VP of Product Paul Adams has arrived at a very different conclusion.
News & Updates 25 min watch
This week we launched Custom Bots, a powerful new way to build completely customizable chatbots that work right in the…
News & Updates 8 min read
Today we are launching a brand new product called Custom Bots, which allows you to create completely customizable chatbots on…
News & Updates 6 min read
We completely rethought how a messenger designed for business should work, and we believe this represents a new dawn for the Messenger as the primary way internet businesses will communicate.
Product & Design 13 min read
A couple of weeks ago myself and some of my team sat down to talk about how we could attract…
News & Updates 2 min read
A lot of people are surprised when I tell them that I had imposter syndrome at Intercom. I’d spent the…
News & Updates 4 min read
Since its founding, Intercom has been based in Dublin and San Francisco. For our first few years we built our…