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What does assono do?

“We're creating a world where society benefits from digitization,
where people can do extraordinary things thanks to the software they use,
and where work is fun.”

We turn our vision into concrete action by advising our customers in understandable terms, working with them to develop intelligent software solutions to make their daily work easier and help them achieve better results more easily. Regardless of the form – whether web application, mobile app, or chatbot – our customers especially benefit from our expertise in the areas of process-supporting software, information management, and business analytics. We always use innovative technologies, such as artificial intelligence, where they help effectively to improve results.

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assono at a glance

Focus on customer benefit

We don't start from a finished program – instead, we start by working with our customers to discover their specific requirements, wishes, and work environment and then develop the perfect software tailored to your needs based on these findings. That means it always meets your requirements exactly.

To maximize the long-term benefit to our customers, we use the right mix of innovative and proven building blocks and methods to ensure that our solutions can grow with you and easily adapt to your changing needs.

What can you expect from assono?

  • Competence and industry experience: Benefit from our versatile know-how – we work for many different companies in different industries, from medium-sized businesses to multinational corporations.
  • Fast response times: Rely on us – we understand your concerns, answer your questions immediately, and implement your projects as quickly as possible.
  • Goal-oriented solutions: Benefit faster from results – to get straight to the right goal, we involve our customers throughout the software development process, starting with an initial analysis of the requirements, developing a prototype up to the final application.
  • Long-term success: Achieve your goals with assono – we place great importance on ensuring that our customers continue to work successfully with our software solutions even after they're delivered.
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Our values



We are performance-oriented. For us, that means that we strive to achieve the best results in everything we do.

Professional development, competence, and innovation


It is very important to us to keep up to date concerning the latest technologies, skills and methods, learning new things and extending our knowledge into new areas. This is the only way to expand our high level of competence in our specialist areas and develop our potential to its fullest. It also allows us to implement innovative solutions for our customers in which the use of state-of-the-art technology creates genuine added value.

Action, quality, and error culture


We get things done quickly, striving to ensure the high quality of our work results and bringing what we start to a successful conclusion. Our approach is characterized by pragmatism and efficiency, because we know that we can only create new things and achieve special results if we have courage to make mistakes.

Customer and solution orientation, effective benefit


We are customer-oriented. This means we find it important to truly understand the challenges of our customers and to be understood in turn. We are always easy for them to access, responding quickly and creating proximity regardless of distance. We effectively bring our customers real benefits because we act reliably and in a solution-oriented manner. We strive for high customer satisfaction and long-term cooperation based on partnership.

Loyalty, support, and the thrill of success


Our great team has strong cohesion, loyalty, and outstanding team spirit. We help and support each other, can rely on each other, and motivate one another to achieve great things together. We treat each other fairly and with mutual respect. So we all enjoy our work and our success.

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Our team

Lydia Bahn, Mathematician & Chief Managing Director

Lydia Bahn is co-founder, shareholder, and chief managing director of assono GmbH. After receiving the Golden Medal for her high school graduation results – the highest national award in the Soviet Union – she studied mathematics in Germany at the University of Hanover, majoring in computer science.

In addition to her professional activities, she has been involved in various honorary positions for many years and is regularly invited to speak at a variety of conferences and events.

Thomas Bahn, Mathematician & Managing Director

Thomas Bahn is co-founder, shareholder, and managing director of assono GmbH. He completed his studies in mathematics with a focus on computer science, being awarded the academic degree of Diplom-Mathematiker. He is a regular speaker at national and international conferences.

On our blog he reports about current topics around IBM Notes and Domino. You can also find information about his presentations and lectures there.

Our team: IT consultants, software developers, experts, and more

Our consultants are highly qualified specialists. Most of them have over 10 years of experience in software development, process optimization, consulting, and of course service and support. We work at a high international level and are constantly improving our skills. Regular invitations as speakers at specialist conferences are the proof.

We also have an extensive network of experienced IT specialists and long-standing partners with whom we can offer companies optimal IT solutions.

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Our partners

IBM Premier Business Partner

As an IBM Premier Business Partner and through a very good and long-term cooperation with the IBM, one of the leading manufacturers of hardware and software, we offer you optimal support for various IBM solutions.

IBM Design Partner

As a IBM design partner, we are involved in the early development of new IBM products, which gives us the opportunity to test and influence them. This benefits our customers in particular.

Group Business Software AG

In the Notes Domino area, with our partner GBS, we offer the iQ.Suite, which is modular in design and scalable across the enterprise, to optimize the performance of Domino environments.

Microsoft Partner

As a Microsoft Partner, our certified consultants from assono can quickly, easily and directly access our customers' documentation, known solutions and support from Microsoft.


In the Notes Domino area, we recommend tools from our partner panagenda for detailed infrastructure analysis and optimal client control, and support you in your selection, deployment and implementation.


Together with our IBM and Microsoft specialist partner BCC, we provide the Domino Notes Domino solution for modular and scalable messaging platforms for e-mails and fax messages.


In the case of software licenses, we cooperate with our broad-based partner, ALSO Deutschland GmbH, whereby our customers, in addition to the appropriate license advice from assono, benefit above all from low-cost offers.
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Our certificates

Certificates: Development, Administration

Certificates: Consultation

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Social responsibility

Ideas competition Schleswig-Holstein

Since 2008, we have regularly supported the ideas competition Schleswig-Holstein as a jury member and sponsor. Every two years we promote innovative ideas and award a special prize in the field of IT - endowed with € 1000.


As a member of DIWISH, we have been shaping the digital economy in Schleswig-Holstein for years. The focus is on the nationwide networking of the IT industry and its expansion through the provision of new specialist knowledge.


As part of an expert circle in the Notes and Domino domain, we support the goal of enabling people from all over the world to collaborate, develop and publish applications as open source.


We are a member of the Association of Collaboration Products users and share our experience with many other specialists on different products at all levels.


Together with successful companies and institutions from industry, science and culture, we promote the "real north" to make SH known as an economic, working and living place.

IHK Kiel

As managing director of assono, Lydia Bahn is chair of the New Media working group and has an influence on current discussions on laws in the areas of IT, multimedia and audiovisual media.

Study and Promotion Society SH

The interests of the study and promotion society are education, politics and culture. As a member we support the education of youth and adults as well as the professional and leadership-specific training of employees.

UV Nord

We support UV Nord, which, as a cross-industry organization, represents the interests of the two economies of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein toward politics and society.
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What our clients say

Thomas Friedrichs, dodenhof:

“assono made us feel that we are in very good hands. The ongoing support of assono ensures us fast and uncomplicated reliable high-quality solutions for our IBM-Lotus-Notes and Domino surrounding. Thanks to the excellent work of assono we were able to minimize our running operational effort in IBM Lotus Notes and Domino and to reduce the usage of own capacities.”

From our blog

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assono GmbH

Location Kiel (headquarters)
assono GmbH
Lise-Meitner-Straße 1–7
24223 Schwentinental

Location Hamburg
assono GmbH
Bornkampsweg 58
22761 Hamburg

Phone numbers:
Human resources department: +49 4307 900 407
Marketing department: +49 4307 900 411

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