Alessio Symons

Alessio Symons

Articles

Wed Jul 14

  • Product Thinking

The Four Necessary Focus Areas for Building Better Products

Product Thinking is a repeatable approach that ensures that you, your team, and your organization are consistently progressing and genuinely building better products. So try embedding these four focus areas into your team’s product development process.

The Four Necessary Focus Areas for Building Better Products

Wed Jun 16

  • Product Thinking,
  • Software Development,
  • Strategy

How to Onboard and Grow a Team During a Rapidly Evolving Project

As teams move through the product development process they often stumble across the major challenge of onboarding new team members effectively and maintaining momentum. In this excerpt from our latest white paper Creating an Effective Product Delivery Team, we share how the Product Thinking approach solves for this challenge.

How to Onboard and Grow a Team During a Rapidly Evolving Project

Wed Sep 23

  • Product Thinking,
  • Software Development

How Digital Overload Affects Users

We truly believe that great products can support and delight people navigate their complex lives; however, we aren’t blind to the negative impact that they can have. With all the talk about Netflix’s new documentary The Social Dilemma, we thought it was the perfect time to share an extract from The Current State of Digital Distraction, written by our Content Marketing Manager, Dominic Smith back in January.

How Digital Overload Affects Users

Thu Jun 25

  • Product Thinking,
  • Software Development

Three Emerging Product Practices to Design an Optimistic Future

With so much uncertainty in the world, Connected’s Dominic Smith explores three emerging practices that product thinkers and builders can use to build products that can help to create a brighter future for everyone.

Three Emerging Product Practices to Design an Optimistic Future

Tue Jun 2

  • Strategy

Six-Step Plan for Leading in a Crisis

Extraordinary times require extraordinary leadership. Last month Connected hosted nearly 50 product leaders at an online workshop with Gibson Biddle to exchange ideas and insights on how best to lead in this trying time.

Six-Step Plan for Leading in a Crisis

Fri Mar 20

  • Culture

The Connected WFH Toolkit

In these strange times working from home is a forced reality for many. At Connected, we have been working in mixed in-office and remote teams for awhile and have put together a little guide on the tools we use to help build better products from afar.

The Connected WFH Toolkit

Wed Oct 9

  • Product Thinking

The Snowflake Era

As consumers expect increasingly personalized experiences from their software products, product builders must explore different ways of developing products in order to meet the unique requirements of each user.

The Snowflake Era