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Seventy-one percent of business leaders...
… believe that customer experience is the next corporate battleground.
International service design and branding agency
Competitive advantage doesn’t come from what you do. It comes from how you do it, because technology is changing everything and has made quality just a hygiene factor.
For every service or product out there, there are already a dozen substitutes. All airlines fly. All phones are smart. But the customer experience varies dramatically, and the difference comes from how you design your service.
Make no mistake: all products are services. Owning stuff, without having it do something for you, is mostly pointless. People don’t need cars. They need to get from here to there. And to make sure that the burden of ownership is as small as possible, the customer experience needs to be better than that of the alternatives. This is done through service design and builds your brand more effectively than any ad campaign ever can.
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Avoiding lost in translation between strategy and execution is hard. But in order to succeed at service design, you have to learn to create teams that work from the beginning of discovery all the way to the end of delivery.
There’s a classic (at least we think so) film of Clayton Christensen explaining the job a milkshake does. This idea, that customers aren’t necessarily buying what you are selling isn’t new. But the jobs to be done theory does help to clarify the difference between what is important to you, the seller, and what is […]
Context is the key to understanding customer behaviour. People act the way they do because of the situation, in which they find themselves. Simply put, if you are in a hurry then a 10 second wait is an eternity. If you’re feeling really relaxed, 5 minutes is an instant.
Ühismets is a communal fund that lets everyone to invest into sustainable resource – without the hassle of knowing how to maintain it. The fund nurtures your investment – in every sense.
CelESTial is a platform for developing cell factories for future bioeconomy. That means reprogramming genetic code and producing life on an industrial scale. It’s the stuff of science fiction.
R-kiosk was about to rebuild its business model. In order to carry it through, it needed motivated franchisees. Inspiration starts with a clear service concept: Fast food can be good food.