• Next in Consumer Finance


    Talk by Jörg Ziesche, ING DiBa…

  • Next in Consumer Finance


    “What’s next in consumer finance?” - at NEXT13 Jörg Ziesche, Internet/Mobile Director of ING-DiBa, inspired entrepreneurs and the industry to think about unsolved problems consumers have.

  • Service Design: The Spark of Strategy


    At NEXT13 Louisa Heinrich, founder of Superhuman Limited, looked at how to create real value - to customers and business - by keeping a focus on humans. An inspiring talk about the key to commercial success!

  • From strechted to strengthened: marketing transformation


    “While Marketing has always been responsible for knowing the customer, now they are required to understand and respond to customers as individuals.” - Sabine Schilg, Vice President and CMO of the IBM Europe Software Group, presents at NEXT13 a new study about marketing transformation.

  • Contextualizing content in a mobile world


    “Technology changes fast, behaviour more slowly, and motivation not at all” - Martin Ott, Managing Director Northern Europe at Facebook, clarified at NEXT13 in which way the rise of new technologies influences our way of living.

  • Go big or go home


    “How do you conquer the world?" - Paul Jozefak talked with Fabian Siegel (Global Founders Capital) and Kevin Hartz (Eventbrite) about the most exciting areas for investment at the moment.

  • The Declaration of Independents


    “ People are doing more with less and being paid less to do so.” - Bryce Roberts, Managing Director of O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, talked at NEXT13 about revolutionaries and the necessity of a declaration of independents.

  • Life after data


    “So what is the future of having relationships with dead objects?” - David Bausola, founder of Philter Phactory talked about the Life after Data and explained the context of storytelling and technology.

  • Designing for the unknown


    Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino from Good Night Lamb talked at NEXT13 about the risks and chances in the fields of designing the Internet of Things.

  • Smart citizens make smart cities


    At NEXT13 Dan Hill, CEO of Fabrica, pointed out that smart citizens are necessary to make smart cities: “We have the technology to do anything. To make things happen you need to turn to design and redesign the context, the decision making and the question.”

  • The Weird Is Yet To Come


    "We need to stop worrying about connectivity, and start worrying about what we do with it." - Watch the inspiring talk from Freelance IOT-Consultant Martin Spindler at NEXT13.

  • Dragon slayers


    The dragon-slayers Stan Sugarman (G+J), Matthias Schmidt-Pfitzner (Deutsche Telekom AG) and Peter Rampling (Telefónica) discussed how global players can tackle the digital challenges faced by their particular industries. The panel was moderated by Jochen Wegner (ZEIT online).

  • “There be dragons, there be giants’ – how we chart the future and make our choices “


    Like other big telecoms businesses Deutsche Telekom is faced with some choices. There are so many potential business areas they could get into – how do they select which ones they get involved with?

  • Recipe for Discovery


    Dutch architect Janjaap Ruijssenaars talks at NEXT13 about inspirational quotes from his dad and the future of architecture and design.

  • A Message from your Mobile


    At NEXT Service Design, Matt Edgar talked about the evolution of smartphones, our very special relationship to them and told their story: the early years from conception to infancy.

  • How do you build your team?


    In the seventh Ignite Talk, Thomas Schönweitz talked about team building and addressed a problem many companies have: You invest lots of money, time and ressources in finding and educating your stuff, but after a short time, they’ll leave the company - and together with them their particular knowledge.

  • Gaps


    At NEXT Service Design Conor Delahunty talked about the gaps - the little imperfections of a products or service that give people the space to use their own creativity.

  • A Thousand Small Gestures


    NEXT Service Design was all about products and services – not so much about brands. Felix Stöckle spotlighted them again: “Only if services positively impact on the brand experience and drive brand perception, service design is worth it.”

  • Creativity Jam Hamburg


    ‘48 hours to save the world’ was the slogan of the Creativity Jam Hamburg. Jens Otto Lange invited the NEXT Service Design audience to this event.

  • Design Meets Technology


    The mass customisation company Stickvogel was introduced by its CEO Philip Siefer in the third talk. He explained that the idea behind it is to combine design and technology in a way that suits both B2B costumers and the consumers.

  • Neuro Service Design


    In Ignite Talk 2, Christian Jourdant presented a neuro marketing project he did for Otto. The method can be very helpful for service design projects as it helps researching the motives, emotions and interests of consumers.

  • It’s obvious


    Freelance User Experience Designer Rainer Sax focussed on obvious solutions: They are optimal - simple and clever, but very hard to achieve.

  • Cloning the God Lobster: Weavrs, a Post-User Service


    David Bausola has a nice punch line that says ‘I work for the majority of the Internet, which is non-human’. In 2012, all kinds of bots and agents produced more traffic than human beings.

  • The Hero with a Thousand Faces


    According to Louisa Heinrich, the best services are those that allow us to tell our stories. And the next challenge in design is based on the fact that more and more objects are connected. The amount of data available about all of us and our environment is growing tremendously. But what to do with this data?