EPISODE 27: Marc Stickdorn - Tools and ways on how to implement Service Design in large organisations

EPISODE 27: Marc Stickdorn - Tools and ways on how to implement Service Design in large organisations

Marc Stickdorn is a well-known person in the Service Design world. That’s understandable for many reasons! 

He is one of the writers on the ‘Service Design Thinking’ and the ‘Service Design doing’ book. Since this week also the ‘Service Design Methods’ book. Besides that he is co-founder and CEO of ‘More than Metrics’, a company that offers tools and stuff for customer experience and service designers: Smaply, Experiencefellow and Mr. Thinker. Marc speaks about Service Design at many conferences around the world. 

Great to have him at the podcast!

EPISODE 26: ARENA Live Education

EPISODE 26: ARENA Live Education

New technologies, a continuously changing lifestyle and new jobs and disciplines present serious challenges in the field of education. Old education methods and skills are challenged in a society where personalisation, collaboration, information and e-learning are taking over. Professionals have to re-educate themselves and schools need new tools and solutions to be able to innovate and make these changes manageable. How can Service Design help education deal with these challenges and inspire people to solve problems in a creative way?

EPISODE 25: Looking back and forward

EPISODE 25: Looking back and forward

We can’t believe its already our 25th episode! In september 2016 we published the first episode. Not sure where this adventure would lead us we decided to just give it a try! Since then we have been speaking with inspiring people from al over the world. In this 25th episode we reflect on the conversations we had, we’ll let you know which episodes were our favourite ones and what we have learned from experts in the field.

EPISODE 24: Winner for organisational impact in the public sector: 217 million worth of mobility services developed based on personas.

EPISODE 24: Winner for organisational impact in the public sector: 217 million worth of mobility services developed based on personas.

Together with the city of Rotterdam, service design agency Muzus won the award for organisational impact in the public sector. The city of Rotterdam is offering a mobility service to people with special needs to make sure they get to the where they want. They realised, however, they did not know the people they were offering the service to. Muzus conducted qualitative research in various ways to give the city of Rotterdam insights in these users. These insights were used in various ways to offer the best service possible. 

Episode 23: Student winner for business innovation in the private sector: Smart Black Taxi Service

Episode 23: Student winner for business innovation in the private sector: Smart Black Taxi Service

In this episode we speak to Hyunyim Park who won together with her team the student award for business innovation in the private sector. Together with Jaehyun Park and Culainn Boland Shanaha they designed the Smart Black Taxi Service Flo to tackle the London’s air quality. Their service offers real-time time data about slow traffic, road works, busy spots where people look for taxi’s, etc. By offering this data the taxi drivers will be able to make better choices and reduce their driving time without passengers.  

EPISODE 19: Chris Ferguson from Bridgeable

EPISODE 19: Chris Ferguson from Bridgeable

Chris is a Service Design Strategist and the founder and CEO of the Canadian Design Agency Bridgeable. At Bridgeable they work with some of the largest organisations in sectors like healthcare, telekom and government. Together with their clients they deliver great customer experiences though designing organisational en service-system level changes insight these companies.  

EPISODE 18: ARENA live blockchain edition

EPISODE 18: ARENA live blockchain edition

BC is a game changing technology that brings some unique benefits. For us there are some properties that make Blockchain highly interesting for Service Design.

These benefits are qualities that traditionally are taken care of by human-beings in transactional processes. When we think of transferring credit, property or certificates, it is people who ensure that this happens in a reliable, transparent and fair way.

With blockchain we have a technology that can potentially take over some of these human processes and this will affect the experience of these processes and have consequences for the people involved. It is therefore only natural that we are highly interested in exploring what blockchain can mean for our work.

EPISODE 15: 10 Years SDN Conference

EPISODE 15: 10 Years SDN Conference

This year in Madrid will mark the tenth edition of the Service Design Global Conference. We talk to Birgit Mager, Alex Nisbett, and Jamin Hegeman about 10 years of Service Design conferences. They take us back to the start, share their personal highlights and get us excited for the upcoming conference. Have a listen in anticipation of the next edition and come and find us to say hello in Madrid.

EPISODE 14: Lego Serious Play with Per Kristiansen

EPISODE 14: Lego Serious Play with Per Kristiansen

Per Kristiansen one of the people who helped make Lego Serious Play into what it is today. As partner at Trivium he goes around the world training people to be Lego Serious Play facilitators. Together with Robert Rasmussen he is the author of the book “Building a Better Business with the Lego Serious Play method". We talk to Per all about the early days of Lego Serious Play and what makes it such a great tool.

EPISODE 13: My social sabbatical with Frederik Vincx

EPISODE 13: My social sabbatical with Frederik Vincx

Frederik Vincx is a Belgian social service designer. He graduated ten years ago and worked for six years in communication agencies as a designer. In the following four years he founded his own company Prezly, where he put his heart and soul in. After these ten years of hard work he wanted to shift his energy towards more meaningful challenges. Even though he really loved his job he felt that he should do something else that matters even more. 

Episode 11: Designing the Future of Virtual & Augmented Reality

Episode 11: Designing the Future of Virtual & Augmented Reality

Virtual and augmented reality promise to change the way we perceive our surroundings, interact with each other, create, teach and play. As the technology evolves at stellar speeds, each day more and more opportunities open up for businesses, brands and organisations to connect with their customers. But it also leads to new questions. Will this new way of seeing blur the line between real life and virtual reality? And how will we design the best user experiences for it? In our second live episode we talk to Stijn Michiels and Demis Holvoet about VR, AR and Design.

EPISODE 10: Balancing push & pull education with Mark Willems

EPISODE 10: Balancing push & pull education with Mark Willems

Mark Willems is pedagogical employee in innovation and ICT integration at the Gemeenschapsonderwijs, in short GO!. A Belgian governmental institution that organises education in Flanders.

We personally know Mark and GO! because one year ago they came to us, at knight Moves, with the question ‘How can we provide the right tools for education in a rapid changing world?” Together we went on a journey of tackling this challenge. In collaboration with all stakeholders we developed a tool that changes the classroom into a place were every student can follow its own path, were students can learn more then the theory and were teachers are more like a coach to support the students in their learning.

EPISODE 9: Context mapping & growing an agency with Sanne Kistemaker

EPISODE 9: Context mapping & growing an agency with Sanne Kistemaker

Sanne Kistemaker is co-founder of the service design company Muzus, and teacher at Industrial Design Engineering at the Delft University of Technology. Sanne founded Muzus, a user-centred design agency 10 years ago together with her sister Neele Over the years they evolved into a 10 person service design agency that creates products and services by providing insight in the world and motivations of people.