Thu Nov 28 · Product Thinking, Software Development

Why Product Experimentation is a Necessary Investment

It is no secret that building world-class engineering teams is difficult. Forming a small band of exceptional engineers around an innovative idea is difficult enough, but once an idea begins to gain the attention of...

Tue Nov 26 · Product Thinking

Getting Ahead of the Virtual Wild West

The necessity for foresight in spatial computing We’ve come a long way since the days of sending ye ol’ smoke signals to connect with one another across vast distances. From carrier pigeons to movable type,...

Wed Nov 13 · Culture, Product Thinking, Software Development

3 Keys to Building Impactful Teams from Engineering Leaders

Great product development comes from a community of product thinkers. It might be an idea from an individual that instigates a seismic shift to an industry, but ideas are built on a foundation of knowledge...

Tue Nov 5 · Product Thinking, Software Development

Exploring Collaboration Through Augmented Reality

One of the truly inspiring things about working at Connected is the opportunity to collaborate with smart, like-minded people from different disciplines. Whether it’s a product designer pairing with an iOS engineer, or a design...

Tue Oct 29 · Product Thinking

The Must-Know New Features for Designers and Developers on Android 10

At the end of 2019, Android’s global market share of smartphones was a staggering 74.45%—which equates to nearly 2.5 billion people according to Stats Counter. That means that when an Android update goes out, engineers...

Thu Oct 24 · Product Thinking, Software Development

When Everyone Contributes, Who Ensures Quality?

Technology is changing the way people think about—and participate in—knowledge creation and sharing. What does that mean for product builders? Imagine a symphony orchestra. It’s a group of musicians playing music together: violinists, bass players,...

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...

Wed Oct 9 · Product Thinking

The Snowflake Era

Making software products unique to all users, all of the time. The snowflake generation is a term we’ve seen thrown at millennials. It refers to the idea that millennials are unable and unwilling to listen...

Tue Oct 1 · Product Thinking, Strategy

Key Takeaways from Elevate Product 2019

Elevate 2019 was bigger than ever before. The product track swelled in number, with over 600 product thinkers coming and going from our office throughout the day.  The reason for the ground swell of people?...

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