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BaraBrithCamp in Swansea

Women in tech We run a regular get together of innovation and improvement types called BaraBrithCamp. Normally this takes place in Cardiff but we are keen to take it on the road. So we were delighted to be invited to Tech Hub in Swansea. We asked Alice Gray and Stewart Powell to share their thoughts […]

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User centred design for housing

One of the subjects that came up a lot at Housing Camp Cymru in the summer was user-centred design. The social housing sector is committed to involving customers in decision making, and in putting tenants at the heart of organisations. Even so it seems that organisations can struggle to turn rhetoric into reality. We’ve worked […]

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Slides from Digital 2016

Our very own Esko ran a session on Open Data at Digital 2016 in Newport this week. He introduced ODI-Cardiff: the community open data node hosted by the Satori Lab. Here are the slides he used. We are trying to map the Open Data ecosystem in (and around) Wales. We’d really appreciate 30 seconds of […]

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What a Delight: the Internet of Things

The Delight Conference, run by Connective DX in Portland, is billed as a unique two day gathering of designers, technologists and businesses that care about creating experiences people lovePart 3 of 3Having had a few of weeks to reflect since attending the Delight Conference, what has bubbled to the top – what’s still resonating?There are […]

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What a Delight: Fall in love with the problem

The Delight Conference, run by Connective DX in Portland, is billed as a unique two day gathering of designers, technologists and businesses that care about creating experiences people lovePart 2 of 3Having had a few of weeks to reflect since attending the Delight Conference, what has bubbled to the top – what’s still resonating?There are […]

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Walking in Tenant’s Shoes – User Centred Design

Seeing your service through the eyes of your tenants can provide surprising insights and cost saving opportunities.  Satori Lab applied user centred design tools with Monmouthshire Housing Association and were rewarded with a wealth of insights. Many services are designed from the perspective of the organisation with only cursory consideration given to how this might look and feel […]

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