Today, we chat with Robby Burns. Robby’s a music educator, freelance percussionist, and technology specialist residing Ellicot City, Maryland. He’s the author of "Digital Organization Tips for Music Teachers," published by Oxford University Press. He speaks about music, education, and technology on his podcast Music Ed Tech Talk.

Today, we’re joined by Randy J. Hunt, who knows a thing or two about design and productivity. Randy’s served as head of Design at Grab, Head of Design at Artsy, VP of Design for Etsy, and the author of Product Design for the Web.  He’s currently the Chief Product Officer at Morning, a Coffee Tech Company.

Today, we talk with Frank Denneman. Frank works for VMWare as the Chief Technologist in the CTO’s office of their Cloud Infrastructure Business Group. He's the author of multiple books, including “vSphere 6.5 Host Technical Deep Dive” and the “vSphere Clustering Technical Deep Dive” series.

It's probably no surprise that writing software is a somewhat difficult task. There's an unfathomable amount of iteration and detective work that goes into creating a product that feels intuitive for the new user, yet familiar to the ardent fan. Surprisingly, the art of crafting effective software documentation demands some of the exact same iteration and detective skills. Inserting helpful guidance at just the right point in the user conversation (without over-explaining) can be a tricky dance.

On today’s show, we’re talking with Kaitlin Salzke. Kaitlin’s a tax accountant, mother, and computer science student who just happens to be in the middle of a big move (all while coding Omni Automation Plug-Ins for OmniFocus in her *spare* time!)