The perfect balance of experience and expertise
We aim to deliver ambitious digital experiences where an exceptional user experience takes center stage. To accomplish such a task multiple disciplines have to connect in a harmonious and deliberate way.
Experience is what enables us to know what it takes to make this happen. We are multidisciplinary by choice. The services we offer reflect what we know is essential to reach goals together with our clients. As a company we are much like the projects we build, we pack the skills needed to deliver excellence but remain compact to stay flexible. To us this makes complete sense.
Whether you're planning the launch of a new publishing platform, weighing the potential of a new technology, or wrestling with the complexity of a legacy migration, the right approach matters.
Analysis provides input when thinking about the scope of a project. Analyzing the landscape in which a project lives, provides data that justifies its existence. How analysis takes place is determined by the nature of the project and its KPI’s (Key Performance Metrics).
Proper planning brings focus to a project. Asking each other questions about key factors that drive planning is elementary, whether the project horizon is months or years. Together we determine what factors are of strategic importance and plan the project based on these factors.
Consultancy comes in many shapes and forms, it always leverages our expertise in a way that best suits the situation. Whether it be consultancy that is part of a project we are already engaged in together or stand-alone consultancy, we can make our long-standing experience work for you.
Good digital design means more than just wrapping up the goods. We design to solve. This means design must balance business goals, creativity and branding but always remain functional, intentional and user-centric.
Branding is what establishes identity for a brand, differentiating you from your competitors. Branding finds its way deep into online presence, whether through content creation, story telling or visual brand identity. It is fundamental to all that happens in the design process.
Wireframing is a way to design at the structural level focusing on understanding user needs and user journeys. Because wireframes have no visual design added, they are easy to adapt and allow for a true design conversation with the client focused on basic interaction structure.
User interface (UI)
The user interface is where the user interacts with a digital project. Designing the user interface means making decisions about the look-and-feel and presentation of this interaction. Whatever a user needs to do, a great user interface makes it clear and as easy as possible.
Develop only what is needed. We thoughtfully build on top of well established open source software and only develop custom code when needed. This approach avoids expensive mistakes, unexpected delays and gets you exactly what you need.
User experience (UX)
By developing the UX we connect business goals to user’s needs so that it satisfies both sides of the relationship. Needs are based on the role a user fulfills; a visitor, editor or marketeer need very different things. Users interact with content at their own level, making it key to UX and ultimately business success.
Quality lives deep in our DNA. We emphasize quality because it affects all parts of a project. Our development takes place using a battle-tested workflow resulting in secure, scalable and performant solutions that are easily maintainable and can therefore serve as a platform for further development.
Building with the right tools is fundamental. We use Drupal as our primary tool because of its maturity and modular nature that suits most of our projects so well. Combining Drupal with other tools such as React or Vue results in the exceptional user experiences we aim to achieve, without compromising on security or performance.
Web technology evolves rapidly, that is just common knowledge. The way in which web technology evolves also changes quickly, towards intense collaboration allowing to “raise the bar” even quicker when it comes to user expectations.
This is where open source technology comes in. Open source technology is focused on working together when developing web technology. We select open source technologies that have proven themselves over time and extend that technology to fit a specific project. When applicable we contribute back to the open source technology used, to come full circle.
Extending open source technology can also mean integrating other solutions into it. Think Apache Solr for smart and performant search solutions, Google Analytics for obtaining deep analytical data or leveraging Microsoft Office 365 to allow users to easily sign into a new project using Single Sign On. We don’t build what is already there, we simply tie it all together to make it work for your specific case.
This approach allows us to deliver platforms including including public facing websites, intranets, data platforms, business systems and system integrations for some of the most prominent industry leaders in the Netherlands.