My service offering

I educate and consult on the value of constructively questio­ning how interactive technology is created and used today

Training

Training for professionals

For designers and decision makers in the field of interactive technology, my Critical Interaction Design approach provides value in enabling new ways of thinking about digitality – based on human values, respect and contextual usability.

As creators of products and services handling human data and shaping peoples’ interactions, our responsibility is to think beyond technological possibilities and short-term profit. I introduce perspectives commonly overlooked and offer approaches to do better – for the benefit of both creators and users.

The current offering comprises of three packages, which also serve as the base for tailored training arrangements:

Training for general audiences

We are surrounded by technologies wherever we go. My “socio-technical literacy” workshops empower people through a holistic understanding on how technologies are interconnected, how personal data is currency, and why being aware of the consequences of technology use is important. Alarmism is not in my interest; my educational efforts aim to showcase interdependencies not obvious at first sight, discuss what these may mean and together develop solutions suitable for everybody.

The workshop is a success not when its participants walk away scared of technology, but with a newly gained ability to view things in a different, more critical but not primarily negative, way. Two formats are currently available, with specific solutions easily arranged:

Consulting

Consultancy services

I support companies and agencies with specific services to design technology that is meaningful to people:

  • user research, concept validation, usability testing
  • planning and execution of human-centred design projects
  • strategic use of design in organizations and processes
  • information architecture and content design
  • training for design and communications professionals

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