Thu Nov 14 · Design, Research

How to Run an Immersion Phase

In an effort to share and get feedback on the Connected approach to Immersion, we’ve adapted our Immersion Toolkit to accompany this post. You can access it here. Please give it a try, ask questions,...

Tue Nov 12 · Design, Research

Psychological Safety in Research

I live every day with generalized anxiety and clinical depression. This makes establishing and reinforcing psychological safety critical for me to succeed in my role as a design researcher.  By its very nature, a researcher’s...

Tue Oct 15 · Design, Product Thinking, Research

Is Human-Centricity Still Innovative Thinking?

Connected event during Elevate Tech Festival in Toronto September 25, 2019. Photo by #ElevateTechFestival. The Elevate Product 2019 stream boasted a dazzling and diverse line-up of speakers. After scrolling through the bios and topics for...

Tue Aug 13 · Design, Research

How Researchers Practice Empathy to put the “Human” in Human-Centred Design

At Connected, we believe that continuous discovery is the foundation for building better products. In the “Connecting With Research” series, our design research team reflects on what is important when conducting research, and how we...