Node1 is the #1 powerhouse that helps you to stop thinkering about innovation and deliver innovative solutions. Fast.
“We fail more often because we solve the wrong problem than because we get the wrong solution to the right problem.”
Russell L. Ackoff
A dedicated team of Node1 startup builders identifies core business challenges and insights on how value can be provided to customers in new and novel ways. Based on this thorough analysis a strategy plan is built that is ready for execution.
“Vision without action is daydream. Action without a vision is a nightmare.“
At the core of innovation lies bringing ‘thinkers’ together with ‘doers.’ Node1 has assembled a top-notch team of engineers and people that understand business. By building technological solutions Node1 rapidly transforms your business strategies into real action.build it for me
“The only way to win is to learn faster than anyone else.”
Launching innovative technological solutions is an art and science at the same time. Node1 has the hands-on skill set to rapidly test these solutions, optimize, build the next iteration of your business innovation and support you along the way.
“The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different.”
Implementing an innovative solution across the company is often a complex task. It needs to be executed with diligence and care. Node1 has built proven methods to support its clients to implement innovations seamlessly, monetize on it and grow.
Experimentation over extensive planning, customer feedback over gut feeling and iterative design and development over the ‘waterfall approach.’ Node1 builds and incubates startups and new business models inhouse or for clients that take the former at heart. Essentially because the ‘startup way’ simplifies the product development process and gets products to the market faster. For our clients and for us.
Node1 lives, breathes and invests real money in innovation and startups. If needed and interesting Node1 partners with it clients in investing in their spin-off startups in time, resources or capital. Or a combination of the above. Vice versa, Node1 clients can join in startup ventures incubated by Node1.
Node1 cannot solve every problem alone, no one can. The reality is that partnerships between top-notch innovators are the path to speed and scale. Node1 takes therefore decided action in creating meaningful new partnerships by co-creating the innovation and the startup community. By tapping in and giving back to the crowd of creatives Node1 maintains a vanguard position in driving innovation and building the future. And so do its clients.
For the Swedish bank Klarna international we have designed, developed and provide turn-key operations for an international checkout platform. Adding speed to the time to market for this fast growing company.
For the large retailer De Mandemakers groep (DMG) we have defined the market KPI strategy, implemented the data driven dashboard. Sourced talent for online marketing and ICT analysis.
For the Dutch media company Telegraaf Media Groep (TMG) we have delivered the IT strategy roadmap, sourced with highly talented individuals and provided access to data analytics startups. Co-creating a turnaround for the IT department.
Ubideo is a spinoff of Node1. Anyone can be a live reporter and broadcast to the crowds. Using all social networks while creating direct interaction with your followers and fans.
We advise the integrated energy group Eneco on API portal strategy and implementation for their well known Toon® thermostat.
We also designed, build and launched two Android Apps based on the Toon® API Portal called WakeUp and WarmWelcome.
Two Node1 partners Sieuwert and Samir, founded and manage the largest startup blog in the Netherlands. The common goal is to make Startup Juncture a central platform with relevant articles and news on, from and for the Dutch startup scene.
Node1 was responsible for the coordination and agile program management of the complete digital rebranding from the Dutch Eredivisie to the Fox Sports brand. This covered the website, iOS and Android App, and OTT App and the connection to a new dataprovider.
For the payroll and back office company Payper we have co-created and implement a new marketing strategy. We also supported the Salesforce build team with their agile approach.
During a business analyse traject we have delivered a strategy and design for a Payper Labs App.
For the Dutch financial newspaper het Financieel Dagblad we supported the implementation of the marketing automation implementation. We also build an API solution for the internal customer relationship solution.
For the media company de Persgroep we have delivered the IT strategy roadmap, sourced with highly talented individuals and provided access to data analytics startups. Co-creating a turnaround for the IT department.
For the Dutch Bank ABN AMRO we have sourced an agile program manager who coordinated three agile teams. Together with other teams they redesigned and redefined abnamro.nl which also includes a new release of theInternet Banking interface.
For the online auction company Emesa we delivered an advisory report for the future IT architecture roadmap including customer journeys, a blueprint and a collection of strategic scenario's.
Coordinated a lot of projects in the role of project and program management like internet Banking, New Media (RaboTV, RaboMobiel) and Identity & Access Management.
Also created an advise how to use and improve Social Media for the Economic Research department.
For the global energy player Engie (previously GDF Suez) we have sourced an interim COO and a digital innovation consultant. The advised the IT innovation department and delivered innovation workshops in HQ, Paris.
Node1 has sponsored the API Strategy & Practice Conference in Amsterdam. The API Strategy & Practice Conference provides a forum in which leaders in the API sector can gather to discuss successes and challenges they face while executing their own API strategy.
For the online retail shop Staples we've designed and developed an e-commerce platform for their new business in the field of 3D printing. The platform hosted multiple small shops for 3D designers to sell their models.
Also supported Staples with the transformation to the startup MyEasy3D.
StartupsAnoniem is a spinoff of Node1.
StartupsAnoniem is the place for startup founders, employees, investors and all other startup enthusiasts in The Netherlands to share their stories, ask questions, comment and offer advice anonymously.
For the Dutch international airport Shiphol Group we designed and delivered a API Portal. The portal provided API's to different internal data, but also external data like train, taxi and weather information. Schiphol Group used the API Portal during several hackathons they organized.
Node1 participate in this startup under a non disclosure agreement (NDA), so still in stealth modes. Node1 is also responsible for the development of the apps and back-end system. The social network app will be launched somewhere mid 2016.
For the ING bank we have sourced a mentor for the innovation department called ING Customer Experience Centre (ICEC).
Also co-organized the Breaking Barriers Event for the ING Bank, where the Dutch financial sector and fintech startups have met each other.