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for all your building materials, timber and sheet

Team

Linda Janssen
Sabrina Doornekamp
Jelmar van Voorst
Aishwarya Babu

Commissioner: STIHO

Description

Stiho is a supplier of construction, wood and plate materials. Costumers of Stiho are construction companies active in building, renovation and the development of small new building projects. Craftsmanship and knowledge about product and application modes are disappearing rapidly in the Dutch construction industry. Ageing is the main reason for this development. The loss of knowledge and skills is already causing problems in maintaining the quality of project in this industry. The question is how these skills and knowledge can be preserved and circulated to future generations through digital storytelling? The target group that Stiho wants to reach consists of construction companies active in building, renovation and the development of small new building projects. The media application that has to be developed must make this knowledge accessible to craftsmen at the ‘Stiho-building square’ (together with the Giebels formula) and at building locations.

The prototype is finished!

Our Developer Brian did a great job developing our prototype in such short time. During this development phase we had a short meeting with him every week to get aware of the changes and the development. Brian was really helpful with implementing changes and new features.

When Brian, our developer, finished the prototype we started a user test with two contractors, Jasper and Rik. They were a great help for us in the beginning of our project thinking about the concept from the user perspective. Doing user tests is useful because by making use of their perspective we can investigate how our app or concept will be used in the end and what needs to changed for our concept to work. By involving Jasper and Rik we could see the app through their eyes and with more distance.

 

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