Design Research for Service Innovation

Our creative research projects connect organisations with the lives and experiences of their customers. This helps our clients to innovate their service offering, making it more valuable for both their customers and their business. Our projects generate rich, visually illustrated and engaging materials, that bring real people into the heart of service innovation processes.

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Services

Quantitative Validations

Qualitative and quantitative work seldom exist in complete isolation to each other. Though as an agency we specialise in the former, our work is often used to help inform and target larger scale studies, serving as the input for quantitative surveys.
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Projects

Improving bicycle parking at train stations

Bicycle parking at train stations in big cities is an increasing problem in the Netherlands. A lot of travellers park their bikes along the streets and footpaths around the train station. In many…
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Themes

Empathic Conversations

Empathic conversations are a way to reach the deepest level of behavioural insight, structuring interactions with participants around real, empathetic connections that can uncover practices…
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Thoughts

Design Driven Business Innovation course

Following up on the success of our annual master course together with the Business School of the University of Amsterdam, we now have the opportunity to offer an executive course for professionals…
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Publications

This is Service Design Thinking

STBY was asked to edit the tools section of this first comprehensive book on the practice of Service Design. The initiators of the book, Marc Stickdorn and Jakob Schneider, did a great job in involving…