Designing service
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Designing  service
One of the misunderstandings of these days is that a designer has an artist or artisan background. In that approach designers are idea generators, visualizers and prototypers.   That is not our point of view. Our adagium comes from the management writer Herbert Simon, who stated that "Everyone designs who devises courses of action  aimed at changing existing into preferred ones".  As stated by others, this version of design tends to abstraction and general expertise.   The focus of this blog is service and services. In our world  service is exchanged for service. All firms are service firms; all markets are centered on the exchange of service, and all economies and societies are service based. And just even government and other institutions are always exchanging services for services. But be sure, in this era of change there is a heavy focus also on concept generation, visualization and digital concept and prototypes.   Interested in designing services? In case you are interested to follow,  just do it. You can follow this me on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and my blog via email and RSS. It is up to you! In case you are interested to connect on linkedin, please feel free to do so.
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A Look at the Social Mobile Marketing Paradox

A Look at the Social Mobile Marketing Paradox | Designing  service |
Today's good news, thanks to social, mobile and content marketing, is every brand, company and personal brand has exponentially more touch points.

Via janlgordon
janlgordon's curator insight, November 20, 2013 10:58 PM

This article was written by our top Scoopiteer, Marty Smith for Curatti

Here is are a few highlights:

What is the real social mobile marketing Paradox?

The real social mobile marketing paradox is we don’t know what we don’t know.

Tools that currently feel like B2C company to consumer connection apps are undeniably powerful and their impact on Efficiency’s Irony and other logistics, distribution and marketing problems so new no “best practices” exist.

How this paradox unfolds will determine the Facebook, Google and Twitter of a new generation of innovators able to mesh powerful scaled systems together to create, distribute, publish and monetize our social mobile marketing paradox.

Selected by Jan Gordon for Curatti covering Curation, Social Business and Beyond

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oconnorandkelly's curator insight, November 21, 2013 12:17 PM


NCLocal's curator insight, December 9, 2013 11:29 AM

Thanks - great insights for later to digest.

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Do Social Marketers Really Know What Social Consumers Want?

Do Social Marketers Really Know What Social Consumers Want? | Designing  service |

This article is from Brian Solis , and in collboration with Barnickel Design, they have created this infograph that clearly shows that there is a perception gap 


what customers want and what executives think they want.based on research from Pivot referring "The Perception Gap"


Via janlgordon, Kira Levine
Molly Frances Sheridan's curator insight, May 13, 2016 8:51 PM

I like this "vs" one because it is laid out differently than the one in the example. But sometimes it gets a little confusing to understand the comparison they're making so they could have explained better.