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Case Study Co-creating NGO Strategy for Improving Mental Health in Finland

Co-creating NGO Strategy for Improving Mental Health in Finland

How might Kukunori advance wellbeing and mental health in particular in Finland? What should be the strategic choices? How might we do the thinking in a creative and truly participative, experimental way, making sure that everyone gets to be seen and heard in the process?


Service Designer: Milla Mäkinen

Service Provider: Kukunori

Industry: Healthcare

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Case Study Transforming Hospitality Operator through Service Design

Transforming Hospitality Operator through Service Design

In order to stay at the vanguard of the hotel and restaurant market, SOK Mara wanted to introduce the design thinking approach to their service development unit and explore possibilities of making service design the dominant paradigm in their operations.


Service Designer: Haaga-Helia. Teemu Moilanen, Riina Iloranta, Marika Alhonen, Eliisa Sarkkinen

Service Provider: SOK Travel and Hospitality Industry Chain Management

Industry: Travel & Tourism

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Case Study Researching Food Habits in Netherlands to Encourage More Sustainable Eating

Researching Food Habits in Netherlands to Encourage More Sustainable Eating

In this age of accelerating climate change and a fast growing global population how might policy makers and sustainability experts encourage awareness and behavior change in people to eat more sustainable food.


Service Designer: STBY and More than Metrics

Service Provider: Netherlands Government Institutions

Industry: Government

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Case Studies: Retail Adidas: Helping a Sportswear Giant Become Customer-Obsessed

Adidas: Helping a Sportswear Giant Become Customer-Obsessed

In order to stay at the cutting edge of style and sportswear, Adidas needed to refine and develop the service they provide.


Service Designer: Livework

Service Provider: Adidas

Industry: Retail

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Case Study How Service Design Methods Helped HR Managers Focus on Employee Needs

How Service Design Methods Helped HR Managers Focus on Employee Needs

The Federal Association of Personnel Managers together with hkp/// group launched an initiative to introduce design thinking into HR departments throughout Germany, independent of the company size or industry.


Service Designer: More than Metrics

Service Provider: The German Federal Association of Personnel Managers and HKP Group

Industry: Professional Services/Other

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Case Study  Designing a Perfect Start That Makes Employees Want to Stay

Designing a Perfect Start That Makes Employees Want to Stay

As one of the larger energy providers in Europe, E.ON is driven by more than 40,000 employees. The challenge was to create an onboarding process that worked with those differences to create the E.ON experience that suits them all.


Service Designer: Livework

Service Provider: E.ON

Industry: Energy

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Case Study Cultivating Innovation Talent by Design

Cultivating Innovation Talent by Design

University of Bologna’s Master in Advanced Service Design in collaboration with ART-ER worked to build a vibrant innovation region that is contingent on attracting and retaining international students and researchers long-term in the territory.


Service Designer: Omar Vulpinari; UNIBO Master in Advanced Service Design students

Service Provider: ART-ER Attrattività Ricerca Territorio, Emilia-Romagna regional institution

Industry: Education

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Case Study Co-creation and design process in a Brazilian media company

Co-creation and design process in a Brazilian media company

Digital transformation is pushing broadcasters and media companies to review their currently processes to reevaluate and rethink its place, all in order to reinvent their services to an upcoming new future.


Service Designer: Globosat: Marcio Fabio Oliveira Leite, Danton Gravina, Lina Ceschin / Insitum: Fabiano Braga, Stephan Meheux, Paula Dantas

Service Provider: Globosat + Insitum Brazil

Industry: Media & Entertainment

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Case Study Transforming a Social Security Organisation through Service Design

Transforming a Social Security Organisation through Service Design

Compensation Funds are private non-profit organizations of the Chilean Social Security System, providing social benefits and products that favour the welfare and individual development of their affiliates/pensioners/families. Challenge: Improve the affiliate experience.


Service Designer: UC Design School, Brandbook and SurAndina Consultores

Service Provider: Caja de Compensación Caja Los Andes

Industry: Government

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Case Study Improving Women's Maternal Health in Nepal

Improving Women's Maternal Health in Nepal

The aim of the master thesis was to put service design methodology into practice with respect to postnatal care and the developing country of Nepal, which stands as one of the countries with the highest maternal and neonatal mortality rates in the world.


Service Designer: Ida Christine Opsahl, Julie Nyjordet Rossvoll, Nora Pincus Gjertsen

Service Provider: Green Tara Nepal

Industry: Healthcare

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Case Study New Transport Solutions: Laboratoria Mobiele Alternatieven

New Transport Solutions: Laboratoria Mobiele Alternatieven

To develop a model trajectory for facilitators of transport with minimal experience in service design. It needs to lead to simple and affordable solutions with great potential for safety for children, for alternative means of transportation, and for a healthier environment


Service Designer: Twisted Studio

Service Provider: Netwerk Duurzame Mobiliteit / Komimo

Industry: Transportation

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Case Study "Lifting the Lid" Off Sex and Intimacy for People Living With Dementia

"Lifting the Lid" Off Sex and Intimacy for People Living With Dementia

The project was initiated to help the charity achieve its vision is to create a society where those affected by dementia are supported and able to live without prejudice.


Service Designer: Good Innovation

Service Provider: Alzheimer's Society

Industry: Healthcare

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Case Study An Impactful Service Identity Designed with AI

An Impactful Service Identity Designed with AI

An illustration proving how machine learning models can seamlessly support the work of service designers and successfully forecast the business impact of specific design efforts.


Service Designer: Hellon

Service Provider: Mandatum Life

Industry: Professional Services/Other

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Case Study Software-as-a-Service Business Model Transformation

Software-as-a-Service Business Model Transformation

Autodesk planned to transform its business model from selling software licenses to subscriptions. This change would impact nearly every customer touchpoint and force the company to re-balance its investments between product and service organizations.


Service Designer: Gassia Salibian

Service Provider: Autodesk, Inc.

Industry: Information Technologie

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Case Study Going Beyond Museum Walls - A Service Experience Case Study


Going Beyond Museum Walls - A Service Experience Case Study


How might the Kohl Children’s Museum increase awareness and visitorship? The challenge was coupled by the fact the museum resides in the suburbs of Chicago, nor is it easily accessible by public transportation.


Service Designer: Thomas Brandenburg & Twisha Shah-Brandenburg, Professors; Student team: Jishu Pradeep, Madiha Muqeet, Morgan Peters, Xing Chen, and Yu Sha


Service Provider: Kohl Children’s Museum


Industry: Media & Entertainment

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Case Study Solutions for Youth Participation and Empowerment by Service Design

Solutions for Youth Participation and Empowerment by Service Design

The aim is to represent processes by which the social participation of young people, who are not in education, employment, or training (NEET), can be activated and supported utilizing service design.


Service Designer: Sanna Haapanen, Tuija Suikkanen-Malin, Tiina Kirvesniemi

Service Provider: South-Eastern University of Applied Sciences

Industry: Education

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