Product @ Microsoft: Chris Yu – Why Automation Isn’t Always the Answer

In the age of increasing levels of automation, it’s easy to get bogged down with the desire to automate as much as possible. However, this isn’t always in the best interest of your product’s users.

Chris Yu has worked in various fields, from venture capital to gaming, before landing at Microsoft-acquired productivity app, MileIQ. Chris shares his perspective on the importance of giving your users choice, the ability to trade off product decisions based on a north star metric, and his stance on how mobile has quickly surpassed the web experience. Hear these stories and more on this episode of How I Grew This. Listen now on Apple Podcasts Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, and more.