Continue reading Launch of Dapperder – a company that helps innovation through human centered design

Launch of Dapperder – a company that helps innovation through human centered design

In Januari of this year I soft launched my company Dapperder in response of market opportunities I could not fulfil in my current job. ‘Dapperder’ can be translated to ‘more brave’. This is the sentiment I wish for people and organisations. To step into a brave new world, filled with opportunity. In short: Dapperder is…

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Continue reading Live! #MijnZaanstreek Videoproductie voor Zaans Museum

Live! #MijnZaanstreek Videoproductie voor Zaans Museum

In opdracht van Fonk en in naam van Astrid Poot heb ik een korte video productie gedaan voor het Zaans Museum. De videos zijn voor kinderen uit de buurt die een spannende opdracht krijgen om zelf iets te maken voor het museum! Het programma is overigens in zijn geheel verzonnen, gemaakt en geïnitieerd in samenwerking…

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Continue reading Expert review of CX for a big US health insurance operator

Expert review of CX for a big US health insurance operator

In August 2019 I led an expert review of the CX and UX of a customer data management system used by big health insurance operators. Within a couple of days we scanned, interviewed and mapped the information we needed to give a good preliminary advice. The wish of the client was to get quick, result…

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Continue reading Voice PoC sprint for publishing company

Voice PoC sprint for publishing company

As spin off of our innovation practice I was the creative and strategic lead for a Dutch voice project proof of concept sprint for a big publishing house. In order to create proof for a go-to-market strategy of the application of voice interfaces in the Netherlands we create Proof of Concepts. Goal was to go…

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Continue reading Digithon’s mini human centered design bootcamp in 20 minutes

Digithon’s mini human centered design bootcamp in 20 minutes

To profile Cognizant as an intersting employer and graduating company I helped organise a part of the Digithon. It was a huge success with over 80% followup after the event. My contribution was a 20 minutes bootcamp that I organised with my two colleagues Daniëlle and Marcha (coincidentally also the former graduates that joined my…

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Continue reading Guest spot at Bits vs Bytes podcast – The future of AI, AR and All Things Technological

Guest spot at Bits vs Bytes podcast – The future of AI, AR and All Things Technological

Somewhere in March of 2019 Amer Grgic (CTO at Tevreden.nl and hosts the Bits vs Bytes Podcast) asked on LinkedIn who should be his next guest on the Bits vs Bytes podcast. Of course I suggested some people, and surprisingly I also got invited. Here’s the podcast we recorded about (as Amer phrased it) the…

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Continue reading Innovation practice: AI Garden

Innovation practice: AI Garden

Part of my responsibilities at Mirabeau/ Cognizant is to be the creative free radical for the Innovation Practice. That means: leveraging the power of technology and human centered design and story telling to our search for new opportunities. A.I. Garden was a wonderful project thought up by my colleague Dimitri and implemented by various workstudents…

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Continue reading Human Centered Design training #2, 3, 4 en meer

Human Centered Design training #2, 3, 4 en meer

Dit jaar komen er diverse Human Centered Design training onder de vlag van Mirabeau. We hebben ene flink plan neergelegd voor alle nieuwe graduates die binnenkomen bij Cognizant en een snelle verse voor de Mirabeau collega’s. Zoals het hoort besteden we veel aandacht aan de mensen en wat de mensen dagelijks zien als je bij…

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Continue reading xmas-chine learning

xmas-chine learning

We’ve got our #Christmas outfit ready. Merry Christmas everyone! 🧣🎄 – T-shirt design by our Creative Consultant @peetsneekes This post was posted on the @mirabeau_ Instagram account. The post is related to a project or concept I collaborated on. #merrychristmas#happyholidays#xmas#funnyshirts#machinelearning#digitalagency#mirabeau#digital#christmasoutift#makers#makermonday#makersgonnamake

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Continue reading Google Design Sprint Masterclass

Google Design Sprint Masterclass

What are the requirements for a Google Design Sprint? And does it have to be that strict? Today, @peetsneekes and his co-hosts @eefgriffioen and @paulienhosanganswered all your #DesignSprint questions at Emerce Dare. Missed it? Ask your question in the comments 👇🏼 This post was posted on the @mirabeau_ Instagram account. The post is related to an event I coordinated. mirabeau_#designsprints#designthinking #googledesignsprints#emercedare #dare18#pakhuisdezwijger #amsterdam#sprinten #timetimer #digitalagency#innovation #design #creative #makers

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Continue reading Voice for the masses with KaiOS on the banana feature phone

Voice for the masses with KaiOS on the banana feature phone

This banana shaped feature phone (Nokia 8110) is bringing voice-services to a market of millions in Asia and beyond. In fact, it and many other budget feature phones run KaiOS, the fastest growing mobile operating system in India. Please note: I wrote this article and created its materials for Mirabeau. Some materials might be co-created.…

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