Wed Jan 6 · Design, Software Development
How to Build Fast Part 4: Designers
The fourth piece in our How to Build Fast series walks you through the tactics that designers can employ to build better products at pace and scale. Connected’s best-in-class Product Designer, Ryan Jeon, brings his wealth of experience to the topic and discusses workflow, tooling, process, and feedback.
Fri Dec 18 · Culture
Our Year in Review: Success from Home
2020 has been a tumultuous year. However, at Connected, thanks to our best-in-class team, we’ve found ways to make it a year to remember! To celebrate all that we’ve achieved, our year in review breaks down our achievements into numbers and celebrates the impact we’ve had.
Wed Dec 9 · Design, Software Development
How Nature Can Make Us Better Product Builders
Earlier this year Ivana Ciric and Kama Kaczmarczyk hosted a talk on How Nature Can Make Us Better Product Builders. In this article, they walk us through the benefits, inspiration, and a few examples of nature and technology coming together.
Wed Dec 2 · Design, Software Development, Voice
Experiments in the Body Language of Ambient Computing
Senior Product Designer, Tim Bettridge takes you through a project by Connected Labs—Connected’s dedicated R&D function —that explores the applications of computer vision in developing more intuitive and frictionless, conversational interfaces.
Wed Nov 25 · Software Development
Software Estimation on a Product Team: Part 3
In part three of his series on Software Estimation, Director of Engineering, Paul Sobocinski, walks us through the origin and application of story pointing and how it can be applied to help teams build better products.
Thu Nov 12 · Software Development, Strategy
The Four Main Challenges Facing In-House Innovation
New product development is hard, which is why so many companies have turned to specialized innovation programs tasked with building the next disruptive product. However, something isn’t working. There’s a lack of truly impactful products emerging and we wanted to explore why. In this teaser piece for our upcoming report on in-house innovation, Ramiz Khan gives an overview of the four main challenges facing in-house innovation today.
Wed Nov 4 · Software Development, Strategy
How to Prioritize Ideas for Prototyping
Great product ideas are incredibly valuable, when they turn into great products. Prioritizing is an important step in the exploration process of ideas, and in this article our best-in-class Product Manager Amy Weinrieb walks you through the prioritization that begins the long road from idea to product.
Wed Oct 28 · Software Development
How to Avoid Technical Debt
One of our best-in-class engineers, Bilal Hussain created an in-depth guide for Product Thinkers who are seeking to avoid technical debt.