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Creating a new dynamic with agility – the example of Sky Switzerland

After several years of fast-paced growth in start-up mode, Sky Switzerland reached an impasse. As projects were increasing in numbers and size, the teams could not keep up with this growth. Their existing ways of working were no longer meeting their needs, so a new methodology was required. This is when Liip steps in. We have been supporting Sky Switzerland...

Be Agile

Agility? A buzzword? Certainly not for us. Since Liip’s foundation, more than ten years ago, we have had a pragmatic approach to Agility. More than post-its and daily stand-ups, agility represents a set of principles and a mindset. In this blog post we give you three tips on how agility can help you create value for your customers by delivering something...

The Zürich Card can now be bought online at zuerich.com

The Zürich Card has been around for a long time. People landing at Zurich airport or arriving at the main station will see posters and leaflets advertising it. Since May, the Zürich Card is now also available online via zuerich.com. With the Zürich Card, you can travel around the city for 24 or 72 hours and visit museums, restaurants and boat tours...

NEXPLORER or a steep learning curve

The project The idea behind NEXPLORER seemed simple, yet innovative. Create your own Swiss cross by answering a set of questions. The defined questions determine your core values. Each corner of the Swiss cross represents one of those values. If a value is not as important to you, it moves towards the centre, or outwards, the more important it is....

NEXPLORER: Designing questionnaires that don’t suck

About NEXPLORER Your answers determine the importance of some predefined core values. Each corner of the Swiss cross represents one of those values. Values that are less important to you move a corner toward the center. Conversely, the more important a value is to you moves that corner outward. As soon as you have answered all questions, your very...

NEXPLORER – What does your Switzerland look like?

A dynamic opinion poll that may soon outgrow itself NEXPLORER is a pilot project of our client NEXPO (an initiative put together by the ten largest Swiss cities for the 2028 national exhibition). Together, our goal is to develop a digital opinion poll that is fun to take part in. We want to know what the Swiss people think. We have now laid the...

Setup Drupal and Lando with WSL2 on Windows

For years, I'm using DrupalVM and Vagrant on my Windows machine combined with Vagrant WinNFSd. It worked well, but it was painfully slow. composer update took minutes on large projects and every page load was slow. I also used WSL 1, but accessing files from an NTFS drive under /mnt/c/docs was slow. By the end of May 2020, Microsoft started distributing...

Starting at Liip during the coronavirus outbreak

Aussi disponible en français. Auch in Deutsch verfügbar. An unusual start at Liip The doorbell rang. It was the postman who was waiting for me to sign for a large package. Inside I found my new MacBook, that I chose via an online form a week earlier. This was a sign for me that my switch to Liip was imminent. However, it also began to sink in...

Digital brand experience

In my last blog post I wrote about the beneficial effect of digital branding in business, this time I want to write about how it can foster innovation. So if you're a user experience designer, a marketeer, a brand designer or simply someone curious about digital branding, this might be of your interest. What will I share with you: 1. What does...

How to point at a screen with your phone

Smartphones offer many different sensors nowadays. Just have a look at the CAT S61 with its integrated thermal imaging camera, indoor air quality monitor... ok, I'll stop here. We just need one sensor to point at a screen: The gyroscope. Virtually every smartphone out there has it built in, MDN teaches us about detecting device orientation in Javascript....

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