The added value of Story
In human Stories valuable signals, insights and observations are hidden
With our partners we develop Narrative Solutions to disclose and put that value to beneficial use
Value of raw storiesIndividual experiences, messages, reflections, observations, tips and complaints contain small pieces of knowledge, insight, perspective, attitude, opportunities and signals.
Towards balanceWe help people, teams, organisation and communities gain insight in what’s going on by working with raw stories of personal experience. Transparent and ethical.
Stories behind the figuresDiscovering relations between soft factors and daily reality provides real insight. StoryConnect uncovers the changes and influences behind the figures. Continuous and scalable.
Get grip on changeWe specialize in converting insight into action without damage. Get grip on change, handle wicked challenges and improve your balance.
Increase your observation power, resilience and change-capabilities
StoryConnect has developed over 30 concepts that utilize raw story for innovation, balancing and change. Our services improve the quality of service, education or care, sales, innovation, customer-, product- and market-research, vigilance, employee engagement, motivation, safety, personal development, strategy formation and assessment, business intelligence, impact of development, policy evaluation, surveillance of human rights treaties and environmental quality, etc, etc. These 6 provide a good overview of the diversity. Read more about our services ….
Last week saw the arrival of NarraFirma.com, a single-page webApp to support PNI projects. NarraFirma is developed by Cynthia Kurtz (author of Working With Stories) and her husband Paul Fernhout. The release of NarraFirma means there are now 4 distinct...read more
Stories in Action How do we share our stories and create new realities? The person you are being is a physical manifestation of the way we use communication to share the stories we believe in. Every major achievement began with an idea that was important enough to be...read more
The power of stories in coaching How we are believing our worlds are happening matters not only to us but to all of those with whom we are sharing the same physical space. Emotions come from how we are assessing realities around us and when we get a better and more...read more
StoryConnect has been applied by many profit and non-profit organisations. Companies, governments, institutions, cooperates, foundations and associations gained insights in what is going on from the perspective of customers, patients, citizens and employees. Below are some clients we were lucky enough to support over the last years. Click on the logo’s to read more.
StoryConnect offers reliable and affordable services to collect, visualize and evaluate story-based material. 24 hours, 365 days a year. Online via the web, offline with the StoryConnect App and you can – if needed – access your data in the Cloud from any location worldwide.
StoryConnect App is ideal when narrative materials – including photo’s, video’s and voice – must be collected on the road, when network connections are not available or when using a laptop is difficult. The App is built on top of StoryConnect Web so that it utilizes its inherent reliability and available for iOS and Android.
StoryConnect Dashboard can be configured to visualize and evaluate stories and further narrative data to spot patterns, follow them over time and support decision making, intervention design and return. Dashboards are build in Tableau and published for Tableau Reader and Online. Where appropriate we employ R or SPSS to add statistical capabilities.
Sharing is multiplying
That is why we share them as-as-service with a growing network of partners. This way we help each other improve our tools even further.
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In spring 2014 StoryConnect initiated the PNI Institute with fellow companies and leaders in the field of participatory narrative. The PNI Institute is a membership organisation for people who seek to improve the methods and tools of participatory narrative inquiry. Its mission is to actively share new ideas and engage in open, creative conversations and collaborations in order to continually improve PNI theory and applications. The values of the PNI Institute are quality, self-organisation, diversity and participation.