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2020-2021 Service Design Survey

2020-2021 Service Design Survey

The International Service Design, a professional development organization solely dedicated to improving the skills and knowledge of service designers, will publish its annual survey in a fortnight.  The results include salaries of service designers, which industries...

Do You Have What It Takes? A Service Design Job Description

Do You Have What It Takes? A Service Design Job Description

We asked practitioners and employers for the knowledge and skills required of a service designer.  For employers, we asked how they evaluate candidates. For service designers, we asked what knowledge and skills they used in their work.  Basic Understanding – That the...

An Introduction To Service Design

An Introduction To Service Design

An excerpt from ISDI’s The Apprentice Part I, from the three-part Service Designer’s series of books and courses.   Service designers are thrust into any number of interesting and rewarding challenges as they create services and improve existing ones.   The field of...

Service Design and Innovation (An excerpt from The Apprentice)

Service Design and Innovation (An excerpt from The Apprentice)

An excerpt from ISDI’s The Apprentice Part I, from the three-part Service Designer’s series of books and courses.  SERVICE DESIGN AND DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION There is a raging debate among economists whether we can innovate our way out of a slowing economy due to a...

Consumer Distrust is Putting Pressure on Service Providers

Consumer Distrust is Putting Pressure on Service Providers

We now live in an era of consumer distrust, which is influencing some of our lifestyle choices, some psychologists tell us.  Many of us now question others’ motives before making decisions for ourselves.  Two examples are the lengths we go to protect our privacy and...

Conclusion: Service Design is Ideal for Executive Problem Solving

Conclusion: Service Design is Ideal for Executive Problem Solving

The Value of Service Design to ProvidersLeading service providers say their chief concerns are revenue, growth, and people, according to a number of recent studies. When you otherwise take out normal fluctuations in the economy, i.e. recessions, these issues remain...

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