Søren Tang Lauridsen is a student at Techno-Anthropology. Together with two of his fellow students, Maria Bruun de Neergaard and Jeffrey Andrew Christensen he has worked in the area of tension between science and business in Danske Bank. The three students based their 9th semester project on six months work including observations and interviews with employees in a development department in Danske Bank, where they contributed to developing the banks’ Mobile Pay solution.
IT HAS BEEN MOTIVATING TO WORK IN A COMPANY ALLOWING US TO WORK WITH REAL PROBLEMS FINDING REAL SOLUTIONs.
At the university, method and theory are emphasized aspects. Being a student, it is also of great significance to experience the real and pragmatic world.
We have been engaged in a way that has really challenged them during the interviews. It has been motivating to work in a company allowing us to work with real problems finding real solutions.
We had to work with real problems and come up the specific solutions. That is a huge benefit as it prepares us for what is expected of us when we graduate.
The collaboration the business life is a benefit for universities as well as companies and students. The interdisciplinary collaboration is contributing to closing the gap that can otherwise exist between the research landscape and the business community. I believe that it creates value to link these to worlds.
Søren Tang Lauridsen, student at Techno-Anthropology