Tue Nov 19 · Software Development

The Importance of Accessibility in Product Building

As product builders, we all know that accessibility is important. It’s vital that our products work for everyone who uses them. But do we place the necessary emphasis on accessibility that it deserves in our...

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...

Thu Nov 7 · Software Development

Delivering Better Products Through Intention Driven Pairing

Some things come intuitively in software development. Good design is good when it’s easy to work with. Well written code is easy to read, understand, and change. Good teams are a joy to be part...

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...

Thu Oct 31 · Software Development

How to Build Agile Teams to Deliver Impactful Products

Building great engineering teams is my passion. I started my career as a software engineer and have experienced the difference between working on a team with a clear focus and built on a defined set...

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,...

Thu Jul 25 · Software Development

Traffic Modelling: Is Beating Traffic Congestion a Zero-Sum Game?

Traffic congestion is a global problem. Last year, a study showed that Toronto is the 20th most congested city in the world with an average of 164 hours of driving time spent in congestion. I’m not surprised....

Tue Jul 16 · Software Development

Bridging the Gap Between Unit and UI Testing With UnIt

We, at Connected, are excited to introduce a helpful tool named UnIt aimed at bridging shortfalls between iOS unit and UI testing. The concept was birthed many years ago as Software Engineers, Steven Wu & Jonathan...

Tue May 28 · Software Development

Top Sessions & Events to Check Out At WWDC 2019

Are you headed to Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference(WWDC)? It’s taking place on June 3-7, 2019 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. We’ll be there attending the sessions and learning everything we can...

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