Lead through intuition,
informed by data,
driven by empathy.

Lead through intuition,
informed by data,
driven by empathy.

Lead through intuition,
informed by data,
driven by empathy.

Together with teams, Thomas creates products focusing on people’s needs. Adding value by observing people, interpret data and create prototypes for inspiring services which people value.

Together with teams Thomas creates products focusing people’s needs. Adding value by observing people, interpret data and create prototypes for inspiring services witch people value.

Besides he co-organizes a AI/Design Meetup in Berlin, talks and write about the relations between data and design.

Besides he co-organizes a AI/design Meetup in Berlin, talks and write about the relations between data and design.

Current work

Current work

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As part of the IBM IX agency family, Thomas works as User Experience Designer at aperto in product teams in the private as well as in the public sector. He is conducting and planning user research, holding workshops with clients and providing product teams

As part of the IBM IX agency family, Thomas works as User Experience Designer at aperto in product teams in the private as well as in the public sector. He is conducting and planning user research, holding workshops with clients and providing product teams

with creative ideas and insights from people in form of data. He realizes these insights and ideas in prototypes and pays attention to a heuristic view of the user experience.

with creative ideas and insights from people in form of data. He realizes these insights and ideas in prototypes and pays attention to a heuristic view of the user experience.

Projects

I had the pleasure to work with great teams on projects in the areas of banking, e-commerce, automotive, insurance and public services. From websites, to service apps to machine learning systems and data platforms. If you want to exchange experiences, let’s get in touch.

I had the pleasure to work with great teams on projects in the areas of banking, e-commerce, automotive, insurance and public services. From websites to service apps to machine learning systems and data platforms. If you want to exchange experiences, let’s get in touch.

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Designing Human Data - Design Framework for Personal Data

Masterthesis

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Designing Human Data - Design Framework for Personal Data

Bachelorthesis

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Designing Human Data - Design Framework for Personal Data

Startup

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Designing Human Data - Design Framework for Personal Data

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Project

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Designing Human Data - Design Framework for Personal Data

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Project

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

Data Material Book — Ideas, Informations & Concepts about Data

Published on medium (co-author)

Published as ebook

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Considerations of the need to train people to create and apply artificial intelligence and machine learning systems.

As part of the IBM IX agency family, Thomas works as User Experience Designer at aperto in product teams in the private as well as in the public sector. He is conducting and

Data Material Book — Ideas, Informations & Concepts about Data

Published as ebook

Published as ebook

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As part of the Design Human Data Set for ethical designing products with personal data, the Data Material Book forms the basis with theories, concepts and basic information about the term data. 

As part of the IBM IX agency family, Thomas works as User Experience Designer at aperto in product teams in the private as well as in the public sector. He is conducting and

Designer-Plädoyer: Die digitale Neuerfindung des Öffentlichen Sektors

Published on medium (Aperto)

Published on medium (Aperto)

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An open letter to the German administration on the organisation and development of digital projects. In which more flexibility, less focus on pure technology and the needs of citizens are promoted.

As part of the IBM IX agency family, Thomas works as User Experience Designer at aperto in product teams in the private as well as in the public sector. He is conducting and

UX Research: 
Design Intuition’s Best Friend

Published on medium

Published on medium

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An article on the importance of user research in the design process. From the analysis of possible problems and needs of people to the inspiration of design ideas.

As part of the IBM IX agency family, Thomas works as User Experience Designer at aperto in product teams in the private as well as in the public sector. He is conducting and

Neue Verwaltung gestalten — 
Macht doch mal auf!

Published on medium

Published on medium

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An article with an appeal to German authorities to put citizens at the centre of the development of citizen services, to create more access for user-centered work and to start thinking outside the box.

As part of the IBM IX agency family, Thomas works as User Experience Designer at aperto in product teams in the private as well as in the public sector. He is conducting and

Experiements

Get in touch,
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Thomas Otto is a User Experience Designer in Berlin, Germany. As an experienced designer he is working on digital projects in the fields of user research, interaction design and data strategy.