A New Breed of Design Research Tools

Gone are the days of lugging around clunky recorders, hefty cameras and brick-like hard drives to interviews and observation sites. The design researchers of today need only bring along a smartphone hooked up to a few complementary gadgets and software to capture and save quality audio, video and images.

Future Society

From healthcare and social care to local public services and refugee support initiatives, much of STBY’s work has been devoted to supporting changes toward a …

Intelligent Systems

Our work in the area of smart technology has evolved with ongoing trends and developments in the industry. As early as 2008 we were conducting research on emerging…

Sustainable Development

With sustainability now a top priority in today’s societies and for many organisations, STBY has been involved in many projects devoted to exploring ways in which…

International Reach

Through working on projects with an international scope for over a decade, we understand the importance of balancing efficiency and elegance with flexibility …

Agile Collaboration

We have always been strong in adapting our ways of working with clients and partners to develop more agile ways of working. Agility, to us, consists of key attributes:…

Embedded Innovation

As organisations work toward cultivating work environments that foster collaborative creation, we have encouraged research insights to be shared beyond product…

Probing Collectives of Users

Many organisations are developing services for collectives of users, such as teams, families, communities, and organisations. Think Spotify, Facebook, Microsoft, Google, 1Password, Slack etc..