Skip to main content Skip to Footer

Block

×

From Innovative Thinking

To Innovative Doing

Creating our future today. This is innovation at Accenture Digital.

Throughout Austria, Switzerland and Germany our Design Thinking and Liquid Studio teams are developing new digital and data-driven prototypes that turn tomorrow into today.

We have created spaces in which thinking out of the box is not just a phrase. We provide a creative environment with cutting edge tools, top experts and individually designed workshops that enable co-workers and clients to realize fresh ideas and solve specific questions with the ultimate goal in mind: To accelerate their digital journey. Design Thinking allows our participants to look through the customer’s eyes and develop the products, services and business models that will be relevant tomorrow, today.

Start Doing: Turn innovative thoughts into action – live the change!

Challenges

Create

your future with...

Mobile XS!
Let's create your future with...
Liquid Applications
Liquid Applications
Provide the agility needed to keep pace with ever accelerating digital demands.
A modular, requirements-oriented development process and the integration of software applications with a cloud and mobile-first approach replace the complex, long-term oriented transformative processes of traditional IT-strategies.
Let's create your future with...
Advanced Analytics
Advanced Analytics
Provide precise models of the world around us.
Detailed forecasts on future events, changing conditions and client demands allow enterprises to accurately adapt their current offerings and develop new products, services and business models.
Let's create your future with...
Industrie 4.0 & Smart Services
Industrie 4.0 & Smart Services
Means reduced costs and improved efficiencies, greater speed and scale and finally smarter products and services.
Technology advances have blurred the boundaries between the digital and physical worlds. Connected, intelligent products that communicate with users, new digital business models that harness collected data to offer additional services and as-a-service products, products on the assembly line that tell shop floor machinery how they are to be processed. The core of Digital Industry 4.0 are highly intelligent connected systems that create a fully digital value chain, the 4th industrial revolution enabled by the Industrial Internet of Things.
Let's create your future with...
Digital Strategy
Digital Strategy
Means redefining your business models from a digital perspective.
Create a digital roadmap that provides the foundation for strategic decisions, essential reorientation and finally the implementation of specific measures leading to digital business success.
Let's create your future with...
Customer Experience Services
Customer Experience Services
Putting the customer at the heart of everything we do.
Understanding customer needs and journeys, designing new services at relevant touch-points, and using the technological possibilities of analytics, personalization, marketing automation, commerce and content management at scale. As Experience Architects we support business growth by monetizing direct-2-consumer access and new digital services.
Let's create your future with...
Digital Supply Chain
Digital Supply Chain
Intelligent, scalable and dynamic value creation networks.
They provide organizations with agile, flexible global solutions resulting in a significant increase in cost efficiency and the ability to quickly react to exogenous shocks and rapid changes in demand.
Let's create your future with...
“As a Service” Business Operations
“As a Service” Business Operations
Helps to innovate faster, drive revenue and reduce costs.
The As-a-Service model provides companies with plug-in, scalable, consumption-based services supported by analytics, cloud and automation to deliver business outcomes.
Let's create your future with...
New IT
New IT
Focuses on flexible, networked, intelligent solutions – from the Cloud to Software as a Service to agile DevOps all the way to Liquid Architecture.
Speed and agility are the key factors. New IT provides organizations with the high performance IT infrastructure needed to quickly grasp new market opportunities in today’s digital, service and knowledge-based economy.

Cloud Applications
New cloud technologies such as the intelligent business cloud cleverly integrate intelligent infrastructure, data, applications, and business processes. These open, scalable and integrated technologies enable single point access and management of the cloud landscape.

Software as a Service
SaaS solutions scalable to meet the company's unique needs reduce total cost of ownership, IT redundancies and maintenance. You will be able to incorporate SaaS within the overall architecture of new-business and IT operating models to accelerate the return on investment by enabling clients to iteratively improve capabilities and adapt to changes in the market.

Agile DevOps
Markets evolve with lightning speed nowadays, and the development of new digital solutions must keep pace. Agile DevOps offer the technological techniques and tools necessary to gear up to Multi-Speed IT and provide a significant boost to the pace of software development.

Liquid Architecture
The modular nature of Liquid Applications requires an agile foundation. The solution consists of a Liquid Architecture that combines flexible and standardized new applications as well as information pools across the organization.
Let's create your future with...
Security Solutions
Security Solutions
Provide organizations with new strategies to protect their increasingly networked infrastructures and business models from a growing number of cyber-attacks.
As no architecture offers complete security, organizations need a comprehensive approach that covers structures, technologies, processes and employee awareness.
Let's create your future with...
Infrastructure Solutions
Infrastructure Solutions
An intelligent infrastructure serves as a foundation for digital business and plays a significant role in enhancing agility and competitiveness.
Not only does it monitor, adjust and optimize itself continuously, it also helps predict future business demands.

Who we are

Who we are

& how we work

Your Goal is our Ambition - Our Goal is your Triumph

As part of Accenture Digital our Design Thinking Practice team works across industries and functions to deliver innovation.

 

You wish

We offer

Success in the digital marketplace

Experienced Innovation Consultants and Facilitators

Increased agility & flexibility

Tailored workshops designed for your challenge

New customer insights

Creative methods within a structured approach

Shift to a new corporate culture

Wild ideas with outcome focus

Personal development

Education Programs for a sustainable mind shift

 

You wish:

We offer:

Success in the digital marketplace Experienced Design Thinking Coaches
Increased agility & flexibility Tailored workshops designed for your challenge
New customer insights Creative methods within a structured approach
Wild ideas with outcome focus
Education Programs for a sustainable mind shift

 

MEET THE TEAM

 

Innovative ideas with outcome focus!

 

 

How we work

We are not your regular consultant – we don’t have the solution in store for you. Rather, we use Design Thinking to create solutions with you and your team.

Our workshops are fun, engaging and motivating, as well as focused, exhausting and demanding. We apply great care to define the right challenge in order to get to the best solution. We foster creativity but within a tailored structure. We leverage the power of ideas and diverse groups to drive the outcome you are looking for.

 

 

Workshops

What we

offer

 

Sneak Peek - Introduction Workshop


Experience effectiveness and excitement of creative workshop concepts. See and feel how to come from innovative thinking to innovative doing in a few hours. It’s a mix of tools and methods, including an introduction to the Design Thinking culture and all phases from discovery to prototyping.

Outcome:

Experience a new “start-up” working culture, broaden your skill set and tool kit for future innovation, and get first ideas for new services and products

Duration:

4 hours

 


Get the infusion - Train the Trainer Workshop


Get the ultimate innovation infusion for your company and pave the way for a cultural shift! We will provide you with easily adaptable tools and methods to start the journey. For an even more powerful impact we will support you over a longer period of time so you can get your teams ready and start a strategic roll-out of workshop sessions, along with all necessary adjustments within the company.

Outcome:

Design Thinking capabilities and qualifications, concrete tools to kick off the Design Thinking culture

Duration:

Minimum 4 days

 


Pave the Way - Strategy Roadmap Workshop


The Strategy Workshop is the perfect format to shape your future business. Get to know strategic tools and methods to build your roadmap and define next steps accordingly. At the same time, we go far beyond strategic thinking: The foundation of our work are the Design Thinking culture, user and customer centricity as well as collaboration and creativity. You will finish with a result that is backed by strong team alignment and a new way of driving business to success.

Outcome:

A new way of driving business to success, backed up with strong team alignment and concrete next steps for a pre-defined time frame

Duration:

1-2 days

 


Hey Buddy - Collaboration Workshop


Encouraging strong alignments between departments, teams or individuals benefits your business and internal operations. This workshop will help you build the bridge. But that’s not all: It can also help you tackle challenges you face within your team. You get to use the tools you need to build new teams from scratch, to foster collaboration, improve the team spirit and create an overall great experience for you and your people.

Outcome:

A new and collaborative team culture, new tools for stronger and effective alignments, a strong foundation for future projects

Duration:

Minimum 1 day

 


Create the New - New Products & Services


Innovation is the fuel for driving new digital business. What does it take to develop real innovations? Start thinking outside the box, build something groundbreaking, be bold and start creating “the new”. Expand your horizon to totally new ways of thinking. You are a product company? We will make you think of services that will lead your company to the next generation of customer satisfaction! You already have innovative solutions? We will build on them and prototype new ones in order to speed up the journey even more.

Outcome:

Idea outline and prototypes, with maturity levels depending on the workshop duration

Duration:

1-4 days and/or ongoing Project Support within your company

 


Along with your tailored workshop design,
we help you create new solutions with:


  • Liquid Applications
  • New IT Architecture Roadmap
  • Advanced Analytics
  • Security Solutions
  • Digital Roadmap
  • Industrie 4.0 & Smart Services
  • Disrupt with FinTech
  • As a Service Business Operations
  • Future of ERP with HANA
  • Infrastructure Solutions
  • Salesforce Solutions
  • Microsoft Solutions

Further customization and other focus content are possible based on your requirements.

The Camps

The Camps

Werkstatt

Liquid Studio

Prototype your Digital Future

Ideas won’t remain theory – at the Future Camp Werkstatt, you will go from innovative concepts to tangible results with rapid prototyping and high-touch development! This leads to showcases and demos which can be implemented and tested in a very short time frame so you can see immediately whether an idea works and how it could be improved.


MORE INFORMATION

Contact

Get in

Touch

Let's create your future with...
Sigrid Stinnes
Sigrid Stinnes
Being the Innovation Lead at Accenture in Austria, Germany and Switzerland, Sigrid oversees all strategic initiatives with regards to that and leads our Design Thinking Practice. She is furthermore responsible for the Future Camp Rollout. Sigrid implemented Design Thinking within the ASG organization and promotes it into internal processes and towards clients. Changing the working culture is her mission. Having a broad overview in innovative and future technologies, she helps to think differently and generate new ideas and business models within the Accenture organization as well as in numerous client projects. Sigrid loves Yoga, gardening and good food.
Let's create your future with...
Leonie Kiene
Leonie Kiene
Leonie combines her expertise as coach and Design Thinking facilitator with a broad skillset in brand management and communications. She is an experienced professional in content marketing with a strong focus on digital business and state-of-the-art technologies. Leonie is passionate about doing things differently – she supports an open and inspiring working culture, is creative and always willing to go the extra mile while tackling new challenges. Her vivid personality electrifies people to step out of their comfort zone which is the key to innovation, she believes.
Let's create your future with...
Anna Krause
Anna Krause
As a Design Thinking facilitator and consultant Anna has gained experience on a wide range of assignments. Her in-depth understanding on how large organizations work and what makes them tick combined with an extensive expertise on creative methods allows her to successfully implement innovative thinking and doing in corporate environments. Anna is not afraid to challenge the status quo. She lives in Berlin and holds a degree in political sciences with an emphasis on social psychology.
Let's create your future with...
Erik Schumb
Erik Schumb
Erik contributes >20 years of Research experience in the most disrupting and disrupted industries: Communications, Media & Entertainment, High Tech, Internet & Social having focused on Competitor Intelligence, Strategy, Business Models, Ecosystems and Innovation. His other strong passion – aside of “Innovation Research” - is just “The Human Being”: Being a professional Coach (member of the ICF) with a Master in Human Resources Counselling, Coaching & Supervision he likes to help people to develop & leverage their sometimes hidden skills and resources . Having facilitated multiple Design Thinking workshops in face-to-face environments one of his special interests is to unfold the great power of Design Thinking in virtual and multicultural environment of international corporates like Accenture. His core belief: 1+1=3 (with 1= a human being / plus = Design Thinking / and 3 = Innovation).
Let's create your future with...
Anna-Lena Höcker
Anna-Lena Höcker
Anna-Lena has built her Design Thinking competencies on a vast experience in Strategy and Operations Consulting. As an Innovation Consultant she combines analytical skills with creative tools and methods to achieve tangible results with her clients. Anna-Lena embraces the Design Thinking culture in her everyday life and is keen on inspiring clients with this culture as well. Studying in Freiburg and Paris Anna-Lena has earned two Master’s degrees in International Economics and Management which she now complements with Fashion Design studies.
Let's create your future with...
Volker Schmidt
Volker Schmidt
Volker has a strong technology background in enterprise systems delivery and is furthermore a very experienced design thinking expert. Within the Liquid Studio, which is located in the Future Camp, he is responsible for all design thinking matters as well as building up new relationships with clients. He is known by his broad knowledge of innovative technologies and ability to stay calm in stressful situations. He holds a master degree of business administration with the majors of marketing and controlling and was head of a student consultancy.
Let's create your future with...
Maximilian Auth
Maximilian Auth
Max has gained experience in the tech start up field conducting business development research with a service design approach. Being a sociologist, he is always keen to know why and has a broad qualitative research practice which allows him to really get down to the essence of things. At the Future Camp he supports the team as coach and program coordinator covering different tasks such as internal and external communications, workshop organization and cross related Future Camp requests. Max is about to finish his Master Degree in Sociology with a specialization in Sociology of Work and Organization.
Let's create your future with...
Anna Lehmann
Anna Lehmann
Anna’s Design Thinking journey started already during her studies, where she became familiar with a huge set of creative methods that can be applied to innovate. Over time the Design Thinking culture has become the core of Anna’s mindset. Anna believes that human centered thinking is key to developing innovative ideas that have the potential to become successful implementations. As a Design Thinking coach and facilitator she aims to inspire people to change perspective and be open for new agile approaches. The experience she has gained in project management, helps her to achieve her goal to apply Design Thinking in everyday project delivery and spread the Design Thinking spirit.
Let's create your future with...
Stefanie Reitz
Stefanie Reitz
As a Masters student in international management and marketing at the University of Mainz, Steffi provides a fresh and detached perspective to business issues of all kinds. She is always open-minded and curious for the NEW. Supporting the team with strong marketing skills, she brings along a highly creative mind. Despite of being well-known for her balanced nature, she is always good for developing wild ideas. Steffi is passionate about good food and sports. That’s why she demonstrates her evidence not only at tough Design Thinking challenges but also on the center court and at the gym.
Let's create your future with...
Natalie Ertel
Natalie Ertel
Natalie is a great all-rounder in our team! While she is a Design Thinking Coach herself, Natalie acts as team coordinator and leads the Future Camp Operations. She is especially in charge for the FC financials and responsible for our training programs, such as the Design Thinking Academy. Because of her experience as executive assistant, Natalie has excellent skills in organization and communication which helps to support the team in various matters. Natalie was involved in the Future Camp development right from the beginning. She is perfectly structured which explains why she always knows about every detail inside our “Workshop and Werkstatt” like no other.