News & Insights

Bontouch News & Insights is the place where we share our latests company highlights and talk about the things we learn and want to share with others in our field. From new development trends to design methods, and all the way to fun side-projects, have a look and see what we’re talking about inside the walls of the Bontouch studios.

What we learned by getting ISO 9001 certified

Processes are great when they help you, but they don’t have intrinsic value and can never be set in stone. Historically, as an organization that has always done its best to stay lean, we haven't been very interested in certificates and standardization. So why did we get ISO 9001 certified?

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Bontouch Recruitment: Step-by-Step Guide

Thinking of joining Bontouch? We're here to guide you through each step in our recruitment process, showing you how we identify and welcome talented developers, designers, and tech enthusiasts into our fold.

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Building Generative AI Products

Since a year back Bontouch has experimented a lot internally, built several proof-of-concepts, and begun developing new AI-backed functionalities in the products we make together with our partners. These new large language models (LLM) open up a new world of possibilities, but amidst the AI buzz that has captivated many, some challenges often remain overshadowed. In this article, we will explore how these kinds of products are built up, and why building real products on top of LLMs that work out in the wild isn’t always that easy.

Google Cloud Next 2023: The Future of AI

Recently we took part in Google Cloud Next in San Fransisco. This three-day event was packed with groundbreaking insights and visionary discussions. Let's dive into some of the highlights our colleagues Patrick Huynh and André Danielsson brought back to share with us.

Bontouch and Shape Join Forces to Revolutionize the Digital Product Agency Landscape

The premier digital product agencies in the Nordics—Bontouch in Sweden and Shape in Denmark—are uniting on a mission to build the leading international digital product agency and top strategic partner for brands that want to have the best customer experience in their industry. The two companies are partnering with Waterland Private Equity to help fund and realize their ambitious vision.

Lessons Learned: Our Experience Presenting at a Major Tech Conference for the First Time

In recent years, we have at Bontouch started sharing more of our learnings externally – for example through this blog, and also by taking part in public events like meetups and conferences. Our employees Filip, Robert, Anders, and Carlo share their experiences and lessons learned from holding technical talks at major conferences for the first time.

Wild beasts and how to tame them; how we structure large projects in Figma

Design, as a profession, is constantly changing. We face new challenges and develop new methods, processes, and perspectives to tackle these challenges. New technologies emerge, which open new doors with new opportunities. The tools we rely on to do our job are also changing. This is how we adopted Figma as our tool of choice.

CES, digital health and the things that Matter in 2023

Together with our partners, the team at Bontouch had the opportunity to visit CES 2023 in Las Vegas earlier this January. While there, we spotted some key trends we want to share in case you're curious about the future of smart home tech and digital health. And don't worry if you have yet to hear of the latest trends; we'll guide you through it all.

Last minute gift ideas for your product team

If you're looking for the perfect last-minute gifts for a designer, software engineer, QA, or product manager, look no further – we've got you covered with a list of great books for you to give to your colleagues.

BonWeekly Highlights #2 – Fall 2022

Starting out simple, but with big ambitions, BonWeekly was my way of sharing inspiration at Bontouch during the pandemic, when everyone worked from home. But what's the use if we only keep these tidbits, cool links and great reads to ourselves? We're sharing the very best of what's been posted through our BonWeeklys, and are passing it along to you.