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Light hearted conversations with the people that are shaping Service Design field discussing the current state of the industry, exciting new developments and challenges up ahead.

Light hearted conversations with the people that are shaping Service Design field discussing the current state of the industry, exciting new developments and challenges up ahead.
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Light hearted conversations with the people that are shaping Service Design field discussing the current state of the industry, exciting new developments and challenges up ahead.




Design is in every organisation / Sabine Junginger / Episode #43

More service designers should get involved in redesigning public services according to Sabine Junginger. We also talk about if we can make policy more effective if we look at it through a design lens. And finally, do you have a clear and concise what a service actually is? Because that's quite an important question if you consider yourself to be a service designer. ---------------------------------------- EPISODE GUIDE 01:53 - First encounter with Service Design 04:54 - What if we are not...

Duration: 00:33:40

Is this the end of the agency / Sarah Drummond / Episode 42

Is there a future for service design agencies when everything goes in-house? That's the existential question Sarah Drummond asks. If we're helping organisations build internal service design capacity what will be the role of the agency in the future? We also discuss how frontline staff can be even more involved an empowered to design services. ---------------------------------------- EPISODE GUIDE 02:05 - Your first encounter with Service Design 04:50 - How can we build capacity for...

Duration: 00:27:34

Service Design Trend Report - Winter 2017 - 2018

Which trends are shaping service design in 2017? And what could they potentially mean for you? That's what this fourth trend report is about. I've browsed through episodes 31 to 40 and looked at what the interesting patterns were. And this is what emerged! 1. The shift from process to outcome 2. Escaping the service design bubble 3. Un-designing services ---------------------------------------- If you're curious what has been said in the previous trend reports have a look here: Trend...

Duration: 00:09:26

What is there left to design / Peter Fossick / Episode 41

How van Service Designers benefit from AI and Machine Learning? Which parts of the design process can be outsourced to computers? Do we still need to design services or should we take an even more holistic perspective and design for outcomes? Service Design pioneer Peter Fossick dig into these questions! ---------------------------------------- EPISODE GUIDE 02:10 - First encounter with Service Design 03:40 - How do we design services and add value in the outcome economy? 11:41 - Why is...

Duration: 00:32:21

How to increase the influence of Service Design / Gilles Rougon / Episode #40

You think Service Design is the new kid in town? Well, Gilles Rougon has been involved in this field since 2000! In this episode he shares how the field has evolved and where it's heading. We also talk about what's needed for Service Design to reach its full potential. ---------------------------------------- EPISODE GUIDE 02:39 - First encounter with Service Design 04:43 - Where did the journey of Service Design lead to? 14:44 - What is the importance of Service Design for the World...

Duration: 00:30:53

De-buzzwordifying Human Centered Design - Jan Chipchase

Design research pioneer Jan Chipchase talks about how it's like to run a design studio that has no fixed physical prescense and about his latest book The Field Study Handbook: a how to, why to guide to running international field research project. This episode is a podcast exclusive. A special treat for all you listeners out there. Enjoy! ---------------------------------------- LINKS FROM THE SHOW

Duration: 00:24:23

Design with impact in mind / Marcel Zwiers / Episode #39

How big are the goals that you're working on? Is there a better way to assess the value of design? And why do we need a Ministery of Design? Important questions on which Marcel Zwiers, who's the founding partner of 31Volts, shares his perspective in this episode. Enjoy! ---------------------------------------- EPISODE GUIDE 02:30 - First encounter with Service Design 03:53 - What if we would look at design in the most fundamental way? 11:45 - How big should we think when it comes to...

Duration: 00:28:38

Design is a political act / Anne Stenros / Episode #38

Anne Stenros is the Chief Design Officer for the city of Helsinki in Finland. In this episode she talks about her role, the future of cities and why design is by definition always an political act. ---------------------------------------- EPISODE GUIDE 01:53 - First encounter with Service Design 03:44 - Why would you have a Chief Design Officer? 12:09 - How can we use design as activism? 20:22 - What if the next city is completely ran by citizens? 27:51 - Big question: What is your purpose...

Duration: 00:29:21

What it means for service design to grow up / Louise Downe / Episode #36

New challenges emerge as service design is growing up. The Head of Service Design at the UK government, Louise Downe, talks about how we can sustainable scale service design on an organisational level. And why we need to reconsider the role of service designers in general. ---------------------------------------- EPISODE GUIDE 01:55 - First encounter with Service Design 03:55 - How might we scale service design in a sustainable way? 16:00 - Is our current understanding of what a service...

Duration: 00:32:23

Design is very simple / Hartmut Esslinger / Episode #35

Hartmut Esslinger has been a designer since the age of 5. Today he is still concerned with how we can design better instead of more products. Design for reuse, modularity and sustainability. And we also talk about how education needs to change radically. ---------------------------------------- EPISODE GUIDE 02:25 - First encounter with design 10:55 - What if people would learn to express themselves? 19:55 - How can we get to more sustainable design? 29:25 - Big question: do you really...

Duration: 00:32:43

How do we democratise Service Design / Hazel White & Mike Press / Episode #34

Growing Service Design beyond the boundaries of an agency, department or even an organisation. That is what this episode is all about. Service Design icons, Mike Press and Hazel White, talk about communities, building capacity and the role of leadership. ---------------------------------------- đŸ“ș EPISODE GUIDE 02:25 - First encounter with Service Design 06:18 - Why do we need to build communities in Service Design? 12:55 - How can we build capacity? 21:41 - What if leadership was...

Duration: 00:29:29

The blurring boundary between product and service design / Mark Rolston / Episode #33

Does it even make sense to separate product from service design these days? Mark Rolston talks about how these the worlds have been blending into each other. We also talk about the new design materials: data and intelligent systems! We must inherently design for dynamism, but how?! Awesome episode. ---------------------------------------- EPISODE GUIDE 2:30 - First encounter with Service Design 5:03 - What is changing in our relationship with products and services? 19:50 - What is...

Duration: 00:36:17

Is there craftsmanship in Service Design / Mahmoud Abdelrahman / Episode #32

How do you become a service design craftsman. What does it take? Is it even possible? Mahmoud Abdelrahman shares his thoughts on this topic. We also discuss how we can design for a better project experience. And finally Mahmoud gives an update on the service design landscape in the Middle East. ** Customer Advocacy Posters ---------------------------------------- EPISODE GUIDE 2:15 - First encounter with Service...

Duration: 00:31:51

Service Design Trend Report - Summer 2017

Learn about the trends that are shaping service design. These trends are based on the patterns that have emerged from the last 10 episodes of the Service Design Show. The trends that are addressed in this episode: 1. Unboxing Design Thinking 2. Designing better design teams 3. Culturalizing design methods Let us know us know in the comments what you consider an important trend in service design! Trend Report # 1 ➜...

Duration: 00:07:54

Is there a future for design (thinking) / Doreen Lorenzo / Episode #30

We need to move beyond design thinking bootcamps and help people to understand design at a deeper level according to Doreen Lorenzo. Doreen stresses the need for teaching critical thinking and creative problem solving in education. And finally we talk about why businesses still aren't putting the right value on empathy. ---------------------------------------- EPISODE GUIDE 2:23 - First encounter with Service Design. 5:03 - Have we created a FAD? 11:12 - Why have we decided in education to...

Duration: 00:28:07

The secrets of winning design teams / Fabian Segelström / Episode 29

How can you make design teams succeed? Fabian Segelstöm talks about what he does at LĂ€nsförsĂ€kringar to make sure everyone in his team can perform to their fullest potential. We also discuss how winning design awards helps to build internal leverage. Fabian also shares his personal journey how he transitioned from being an academic researcher to a design director. Fabians PhD paper: Stakeholder Engagement for Service Design How service designers identify and communicate insights Download ➜...

Duration: 00:26:34

How organisations become more customer centric / Jose Mello / Episode #28

What's the secret to turning transaction organisations into ones that are customer ceetric? Jose Mello shares his insight on this topc. Next to that we also talk about how to create meaningful insights. Finally we discuss if everyone is already a designer. On the Service Design Show we discuss how to make a POSITIVE IMPACT through design. If you're interested in Service Design, Design Thinking, Customer Experience, Business Innovation and Organisational Change we'd love to have you...

Duration: 00:28:48

Every service has its own rhythm that must be orchestrated and designed / Marcus Lui / Ep #27

Marcus Lui talks about why it's important to design for different service rhytms. We discuss how great service concepts can fail because they don't respect the social relationships in a certain culture. Next to this explore the balance between keeping your customers safe and secure without compromising their convenience too much. Finally Marcus raises the question how much design thinking do we need. On the Service Design Show we discuss how you can make a positive impact through design....

Duration: 00:29:08

How to turn strategy into action using service design / Lisa Lindström & Kristina Carlander / #26

Actionable strategy! That is what service design can bring according to Lisa Lindström and Kristina Carlander. Lisa and Kristina also talk about closing the gap between traditional and digital services. Finally we talk about adopting "non-linear" decision making and the change it requires in leadership style. On the Service Design Show we discuss how you can make a positive impact through design. If you're interested in ** SERVICE DESIGN **, ** DESIGN THINKING **, ** CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE...

Duration: 00:25:31

How the Dubai government is designing for customer happiness / Muna Al Dhabbah / Episode #25

Customer happiness! That is what the government of Dubai in the UAE is aiming for. Muna Al Dhabbah talks about how they use design to create positive and engaged society. We also talk about the differences between designing private and public services. ---------------------------------------- EPISODE GUIDE 1:56 - First encounter with Service Design. 4:08 - What if government has engaged customers and suppliers in each stage of service improvement? 12:03 - Why do we need to study...

Duration: 00:26:23

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