At Connected we are obsessed with great products. We often talk about the great products we worked on and the ones we wished we worked on. We sat down with our Solutions Engineer, Kevin Bralten to ask him about his favourite product. Funnily enough, once you finish reading this post, you’ll understand how we found it ironic that he was wearing his Google Cloud sweatshirt during our interview.
From the CN Tower to beautiful nature shots, read why Solutions Engineer Kevin Bralten's favourite product is Google Photos!
We recently attended the highly-anticipated developer conference, Google I/O 2019 in Mountain View, California. The team thoroughly enjoyed hearing from keynote and session speakers in a variety of talks ranging from accessibility to augmented reality. Here are some of our biggest takeaways from the event.
Read about what we learned from #io19
Guy Tonye, Tsun Yin Lip, Aanchal Bakshi, Ryan McLeod, Erin Gallagher
Connected recently hosted a Product Thinking Mixer in the Bay Area with a keynote presentation from Marty Cagan, Founder and Product Principal at Silicon Valley Product Group. Marty spoke about how the most successful product organizations are moving past Lean and Agile methodologies and practices, taking the best elements from each and then going even further in their craft.
Connected CEO takeaways Marty Cagan's Beyond Lean and Agile presentation
This post explores Swift’s Never via two real-world examples. It illustrates how we can write impossible to execute code — expressed via types. This reduces our need to use fatalError, and // This should never happen comments. Writing expressive, clean code is important for building quality products that are maintainable. Moreover — it feels good!
The best product teams have in fact already moved past how most teams practice these principles – leveraging the best of Lean and Agile, but raising the bar on what they’re trying to achieve and how they work.
The tips you need to ensure product success according to Marty Cagan
At Connected we are obsessed with great products. We often talk about the great products we worked on and the ones we wished we worked on. We even have a wall in our reception area dedicated to showing off our favourite ones. That’s why we decided to launch a series of products we love. Hear why our EVP of Growth and Client Experience, Tammy Chiasson, loves her product.
Hear why our EVP of Growth & Client Experience, Tammy Chiasson, loves her Peloton.
Hot on the heels of the Venture Out Career Fest this past February (which we thoroughly enjoyed!) a cross-guild group of Connectors converged on the Venture Out Conference hosted at MaRS in Toronto, which Connected also co-sponsored.
Diversity in tech gets a boost in Toronto with LGBTQ+ Venture Out Conference