D-LABS is a Design and Consulting Company specializing in digital products and services.
D-LABS unifies expertise from usability research, design agencies and software service providers in a single company. You benefit from the strength of our interdisciplinarity. As your partner, we develop sustainable digital solutions tailored to the needs of your company and your end users.
From the requirements and needs analysis, to the conception and design, up to the implementation of digital solutions, we provide a comprehensive service from a single source and thereby avoid classic interface problems. In the delivery of partial services, our extensive project experience enables a seamless cooperation with our project partners and other service providers.
Our goals are reduced complexity, secure handling of sensitive data, efficient work processes and pleasure in using digital products and services.
We work in an iterative process according to the principles of Design Thinking: By using proven Human Centered Design methods, we generate a deep understanding of a problem which then serves as a basis for the process of finding ideas and solutions. Our in-depth knowledge of technology and business requirements ensures successful implementation.
We identify user needs, design processes and implement software concepts.
According to your individual requirements, we will support you with our entire process or with selected individual services. Our project leaders will care for you during the entire process and assemble a team of specialists from the areas of User Research, User Experience Design and Software Engineering according to your needs.
Based on our extensive experience of over 200 projects, we additionally offer practical advice on all of our core competencies.
Identification of needs and requirements, testing of Usability and User Experience, monitoring of conception and development, validation of prototypes and products
User Experience Design
Process and Service Design, Design Strategy and Conception, Information Architecture, Interaction Design, Visual Design, Product Branding and Rapid Prototyping
Planning, analysis, conception and implementation of application software and web applications for desktop and mobile devices. Technical and methodical monitoring of software projects.
Methodical and systemic coaching on customer-specific requirements
Collaboration on customer projects
Operative implementation of strategies and innovative processes
Individual partial services from the areas of User Research, UX Design or Software Engineering
Needs-oriented service package from the areas of User Research, UX Design and/or Software Engineering
Bundling of all services into a total package (End-To-End Project)
Trainings und Workshops
We place your company in a position to be more innovative, more market-oriented and more successful than the competitors.
Really excited users due to optimal User Experience of products and services
Increased efficiency by alignment of processes, tasks and products
Risk minimalization by avoiding time- and cost-intensive failed developments
Knowledge building by discovering new ways of thinking in developing future-oriented products and services
Need satisfaction by perfectly tailored solutions to the actual needs
Securing competitiveness and customer loyality
uniform customer interface via customer-focused service design
Extensive actual state analysis, both in terms of in-house processes as well as client and partner situation
Market analysis and qualitative interviews with representatives of different target groups
Co-creative generation of a visionary service design concept to create the uniform customer interface
Development of a roadmap for the implementation of resulting projects, assistance in the implementation of resulting projects
Conception/User Experience Design
intuitive and cross-platform prototype of a business intelligence software
User Research in the form of interviews with representatives of different software user groups
Comparative analysis of competing products
Preparation of the user experience design with information architecture, interaction design and visual design based on a specific application scenario, and implementation of a first prototype for an initial presentation at a fair
User Experience Design
training of design thinking junior coaches for user-oriented project work
Learning basic skills to prepare, design and perform Design Thinking workshops
Practice-oriented learning of required competencies during the project work
Learning the Design Thinking Mindset: methods, formats, practical application, and the DT coach role in the course of project work
development of optimized and leaner workflows
Analysis of current processes via long-term monitoring and contextual interviews as well as generation of a target process via flow model
Assessment of required functionalities for a documentation tool to record working time and additional services
Conceptual software improvement by optimizing interaction processes and a user-oriented platform
Check for mobile devices use within the work context
digitalization of material delivery and information transfer in the final assembly
Work optimization for workers, station managers and logistics providers by user-oriented digital solutions
Prototype development (digital shop floor board and smart material trolley) via an iterative approach according to the Design Thinking principles that involves the user from the very beginning
Project Management (tandem external and internal)
User Research / Design
data-driven soccer training for better performance
Co-Development of an iOS app to configure and control the training facility
Further development of the web app that is used for assessments and visually presents them
labs for digital concepts and prototyping to strengthen interdisciplinary cooperation
Methodical supervision of agile projects, coaching included
Acceleration of various digitalization projects by using interdisciplinary methods (Design Thinking)
Implementation of an internal pitch process with selection of the top ideas and subsequent prototype creation
Lab establishment as a contact point for project managers
Design Thinking Workshops
optimizing working methods and process development of expert teams & project managers
Development of a starting date scheduling tool in order to safeguard the maturity level of the components until market launch, manage all product series projects and observe target costs
User Research to support the reporting of requirements and needs of users and stakeholders
Using the results for a user-centered product development and supporting the agile approach via agile coaching and implementation of and adherence to the Design Thinking process
development of an exciting apple watch app to optimize timing in the world of business
Design, validation and implementation of an impressive new Smartwatch app right after the Apple Watch has been released
The app empowers sales representatives to use their CRM more effectively on their smartwatch
Successful keynote presentation of a working showcase app 'The perfect Meeting with the Customer' at the Sapphire Now in 2015
Winner of the Red Dot Award in Communication Design
optimizing user experience in a digital learning portal
Requirements engineering and identification of optimization potentials for an internal learning platform
Generation of an innovative and user-focused prototype for a new front page
digitalization for efficient certification of sailing vessels
Requirements analysis via contextual interviews and focus groups with various sailing industry stakeholders
Conception, design and validation of the target system in iterative co-creation sessions by means of wireframes and clickable prototypes
Development and operation of a web-based system that harmonizes heterogeneous data from different source systems, and orchestrates and automates business processes
Comprehensive Project and Stakeholder Management
better customer proximity through agile portfolio management transformation
Creation of agile and user-centered processes for demand management and portfolio design
Monitoring of change measures for the implementation of agile and user-centered working methods
on a digital media wall works of art radiate with brillant details
Generation of a software application for an 18 m² media wall in a museum
Creation of an impressive overview of the works of art and new ways of mediation to experience these exhibits
Intuitive navigation through current exhibitions with virtual 'remote control' in the form of a touchpad
user-oriented development support of an innovative online portal for veterinarians
Facilitation of expert knowledge research and assistance in diagnostic procedures
Generation of a preferably concrete understanding of work routine and veterinarian challenges
Participation in the conception, evaluation of prototypes, validation of the final website and analysis of a possible service offerings expansion from the user's perspective
Visit us at Griebnitzsee in Potsdam or give us a call. We look forward to meeting you.
Hasso Plattner High Tech Park Rudolf-Breitscheid-Str. 185-189 D-14482 Potsdam, Germany View on Google Maps