Press Release: Conteneo Inc. Announces Partnership with

Written by , in category Innovation Games & Gamestorming

27 April 2016

Today, Conteneo Inc., a leading provider of team-based collaboration solutions, announced a partnership with one of Europe’s top agile training and management consulting providers,, to offer industry-leading certification workshops. and its Certified Collaboration Instructors Jurgen de Smet and Erik Talboom are certified to offer a range of workshops eligible for certification credits in Conteneo’s Certified Collaboration Architect program, including the Innovation Games® Master Class, Certified Innovation Games® for Distributed Teams, the two-day Certified Innovation Games® for Customer Understanding and Certified Innovation Games® for Agile Teams workshops, in addition to collaboration consulting services. is based in Ghent, Belgium, with workshops offered across Europe and the U.S.

“We’re thrilled to partner with to offer Certified Collaboration Architect training to Western European companies looking to enhance their collaborative practice. Both Jurgen and Erik are highly skilled collaboration architects and instructors and true leaders in collaborative practice,” said Luke Hohmann, CEO and Founder of Conteneo Inc. and inventor of the Innovation Games collaboration Frameworks.

Jurgen De Smet and Erik Talboom are the founders of Jurgen has worked in Software Development environments since 1996, and sinc e 2006, he has been designing work activities and processes using game techniques with a focus on collaboration, engagement and fun. Throughout the years he acquired the practice and skills to design and facilitate Innovation Games®, Gamestorming, Business Model Generation & other highly collaborative workshops in many different domains and on many different levels.

Erik Talboom is an Agile & Lean Coach, Trainer, Software Craftsman and Collaboration Architect for, helping teams and organisations to improve their way of collaborating and getting things done. Active in Software Development environments since 2005, he is the founder of the Belgian Software Craftsmanship Community. As a teacher and game enthusiast Erik is highly skilled in designing and facilitating Innovation Games® and other highly collaborative workshops and training in different domains.

Learn more about the certfication courses offered by, go to More information on Conteneo’s Certified Collaboration Architect program is available at


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