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Illustration Gamification it-security

On 06.01.2023, an article by Thomas Immich, Managing Director of Centigrade, on the topic of gamification and cybersecurity was published in the magazine it-daily.net. The article describes how the use of gamification and serious games can increase both interest and awareness for the topic of cybersecurity. The focus is on the use of the right game elements to motivate users to deal with the topic and to implement the necessary security measures. The article emphasises that gamification is not limited to awards, points and leaderboards, but also includes elements such as storytelling, real-time feedback, rules and milestones. read more…

Centigrade Gather Welt

The year 2022 got off to a turbulent start for us. Since on-site get-together was finally possible again after a long “remote-only” phase, we were inspired by the idea of completely redesigning our Saarbrücken headquarters. And not just as a virtual pixel world, as on the cover, but for real. It was not only the goal to be finished by May that pushed us to the limit, but also some unexpected fundamental questions that preceded the redesign. read more…

WordUsabilityDay LogoWorld Usability Day is single day of events occurring around the world that brings together communities of professional, industrial, educational, citizen, and government groups for our common objective: to ensure that the services and products important to life are easier to access and simpler to use. Thomas Immich joined this day with an online lecture on UX & Gamification: Inner piggy meets boss. read more…

A few weeks ago we celebrated our birthday. We turned 17 years old!

We are happy that we have been able to guide and support our clients for 17 years, that we have such great employees with whom we develop together and learn from each other. We are especially grateful for the trust our customers have placed in us, even in times of crisis, and for the fact that we have all grown together and beyond ourselves in the last globally challenging years.

Betriebsausflug Mosel 2022 read more…

Getting User-Stories Right Thomas Immich

How can UX and agile product development come together more effectively through user stories and thus create better products? Thomas Immich addressed this question in a keynote at MaibornWolff on July 8 entitled “Getting User Stories Right”. The Armadillo Desk, our specially developed outdoor office desk, was used as an example in the presentation. read more…

Centigrade UX Academy Training Scrum Meets UX

Letzte Woche war es soweit: Wir durften endlich mal wieder ein UX Academy Training vor Ort geben – und das nach zwei langen Remote-Jahren. Dafür haben wir sogar das Büro umgebaut! Okay…, nicht nur für dieses Training, sondern für unseren Brand Refresh und #RethinkDesignWork. Unser Office soll also schöner werden für alle Kolleg*innen, für alle großartigen Workshops, Begegnungen und Events, die da noch kommen mögen.

Last week was the day: We were finally able to give a UX Academy training on site again – and that after two long remote years. We even rebuilt the office for it! Okay… not just for this training, but for our Brand Refresh and #RethinkDesignWork. So we want to make our office more beautiful for all our colleagues, for all the great workshops, meetings and events that are still to come. read more…

Bitkom Digital Design Jahrbuch 2022

BITKOM e.V.’s Digital Design Yearbook 2022.

We have something exciting for everyone interested in working as design professionals in the digital industry: The BITKOM e.V.’s Digital Design Yearbook 2022. Our Centigrade CEO Thomas Immich has also published an article in it. In »Continuous UX im Berufsbild des Digital Design Professional« he talks about UX design versus industrial design, design strategies and the Unique Selling Point of UX design compared to product and industrial design. He also looks at what exactly digital is and how it differs from analog. And what actually shapes the job description of a digital design professional? What are the limitations and what attitude and tools are the right way to go? read more…

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