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As a result of Scaled Agile practices and top-down initiatives, Product teams often get lost in planning for the ‘What?’ and lose sight of the ‘Why?’ behind decisions being made.

Grace decided to tackle this challenge head on. She…


There are two types of people in this world; people who cut their pizza into squares known as Tavern Style or Party Style and people who fold the slice.

Upon initial observation both styles appear similar. They have the same ingredients; crust, sauce, cheese, toppings, both smell great, and have…


Written by Janet Kim, Danny Chung & Esther Sportello — October 2018

Over the past year and half I’ve had the pleasure and honor of leading (without authority) a kick-ass development team. We started with an idea, created a low fidelity prototype, and ultimately launch an MVP into pilot, building…


Written by Alina Balean & Esther Sportello — September 2018

For the past two years Alina and I have been joined at the hip as a Product/Design duo on the Commercial Innovation team at Capital One. …


Each year the University of Delaware’s Lerner College of Business & Economics Alumni Association honors alumni who have exemplified professional accomplishments, commitment to excellence and dedication to the community with the “Alumni Award of Excellence”. This year an additional category was added to honor a young alumni, 5 -10 years…


Tonight I was honored to give the keynote speech at Putnam Valley High School’s National Honor Society induction ceremony. Amazing to see over 40 new inductees! Here are the words I left them with.

Students, congratulations! I am honored to be here tonight to celebrate your success and welcome you…

Esther Sportello

Digital Product Manager | Red Wine Enthusiast | Los Angelita

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