We all heard of bitcoin, a virtual currency that allows global transactions without banks or other trusted third parties. It was said that bitcoin will democracies money, but since mining (creating more bitcoins) became a business mainly in Asia, I doubt it. Starting with bitcoins and in particular mining needs a big investment today, so most […]
Companies have to change and think differently. Saving money is not a goal but a side-effect when designing good and successful solutions that improve the employee’s satisfaction and performance. The power of happiness at work, new business opportunities for supplier and the industry convinced the jury: Agnes Günther wins the future award 2015. After half a […]
Today, we are going to present the first beta of the business method toolkit and an updated version of the design method toolkit in Amsterdam. The new design of the open source tools and a SCRUMable task description helps to better plan and execute ideation and implementation. It’s been more than two months from now […]
During the last months I was involved in the teaching of 60 IT-students in the AGILE development program “connecting startups” at the HvA in Amsterdam. Responsible for the UX and concept development I gave constantly feedback on their projects. The three best projects were presented yesterday at the StudioHvA. Winners are rent a cube – an mobile app to rent startup-facilities (future project), […]
Light treatment – when I first heard about this I was sceptic and honestly I had no clue what it it meant. I was asked to design a new version of the device which is used to treat people with the inverted light send by their body. Sounds weird, but it seems to work. Since […]
The new business strategy puckva for supermarkets won a prize at the Hackathon. Main subject of the event which took place during the dutch design week in Eindhoven was food waste. The concept of Agnes introduced a new prying modell for the retail market.