Joel Zien

Joel Zien

As Managing Director at Connected, Joel heads up a portfolio of partners/customers of North America. He leads a cross-functional team of Connected capability leaders to help partners build products their customers love that benefit their business.

Articles

Tue Mar 15

  • Client Experience,
  • Culture,
  • Product Thinking,
  • Software Development

How to Scale Engineering Teams, Not Slow Down & Still Have an Amazing Product – Part 1

You're a VP/Head of Engineering, and you've got an amazing product, and you want to grow and build on/evolve that amazing product. But you don't have enough people or time to grow that amazing product at the speed at which you or the business expects. And you're worried that if you cut corners, you're no longer going to have an amazing product to make.  What do you do?

How to Scale Engineering Teams, Not Slow Down & Still Have an Amazing Product – Part 1

Tue Apr 7

  • Client Experience,
  • Software Development,
  • Strategy

Four Ways to Increase Product Collaboration Between Innovation and Execution Teams

Businesses grow through product, but actually getting products built is a huge task in large businesses that find themselves working in silos. Having worked with dozens of clients over the years, Connected’s Managing Director, Joel Zien, offers a meaningful insight into how to get different business units working together more effectively.

Four Ways to Increase Product Collaboration Between Innovation and Execution Teams

Tue Jan 16

  • Strategy

3 Takeaways from CES 2018

Like many consultants in the software space, I went to CES this year. Infamous for its energy and scale, CES is so noisy that it can be hard for...

3 Takeaways from CES 2018