Design can deeply transform businesses to be more sustainable, more human and to become a strong long-term performer.
Blogpost by Jürgen Tanghe | 10 December 2018
The Dott Research team hosted a Thingscon Salon which was all about ‘internet of things ideation’. In collaboration with an international set of speakers we contribute to the crafting of rigorous tools and methods facilitating the design of digitally connected, physical products.
Blogpost by Dries De Roeck | 22 May 2018
How to create meaningful and impactful Internet of Things solutions? How to explore IoT ideas and concepts in a goal-oriented and collaborative way with your team, clients and suppliers? Get to know the ‘ins & outs’ of IoT ideation during our public event on May 8th 2018. During the event we will introduce you to a blend of tools, methods and cases. Doing so, we illustrate how we want to actively contribute to a more meaningful and relevant internet connected future.
Blogpost by Dries De Roeck | 04 April 2018
The Nachtraven (night owls) project of the city of Mechelen won big last Monday. As a partner in crime, Studio Dott steered this project in the right direction. During the various phases of the project, we worked co-creatively with young people, with the ultimate goal of increasing their sense of safety at night, as a way to contribute to a bustling nightlife. Because a smart city is a great place to be, even at night.
Blogpost by Jonas Callewaert | 09 March 2018
Throughout June, we’re experimenting with a new format to involve citizens in policy making. We’re collaborating with the town of Schilde (near Antwerp, Belgium). For this experiment, our research team created a ‘participation pavilion’. This physical installation is designed to be placed in public spaces of a city or municipality for a set amount of time. The goal of the installation is to collect opinions, ideas, needs and wishes of the citizens. All interaction is audio-based using natural speech, which gets digitally processed afterwards.
Blogpost by Dries De Roeck | 15 June 2017
Thursday 20th of January, our co-creation project for the city of Aalst won the Henry Van De Velde award in the category Design research. During the past 2 years, we’ve worked together with habitants, caretakers, entrepreneurs and employees of the city of Aalst and co-created short-term ideas and long-term visions to position Aalst as the beacon of customer-centric care.
Blogpost by | 20 January 2017
Last month, our research team had the opportunity to host a workshop at the Thingscon conference in Amsterdam. During the workshop, we introduced participants to an ‘IoT Ideation Tool’ mashup, which consisted of Studio Dott’s IoT Ideation Cards and Futurice’s IoT Service Kit.
Blogpost by Dries De Roeck | 10 January 2017
2016 is over, and we can proudly look back on a successful year. With high expectations we look forward to what 2017 holds for us. A bunch of new projects, new colleagues…? This enthusiastic team wishes you all a happy new year. We can’t wait to see you around in 2017!
Blogpost by Jonas Callewaert | 05 January 2017