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Service design is a growing focus, and businesses large and small are trying to integrate it into both their design practice and business culture. An organization must learn what service design is and at the same time be inspired to adapt the way they work to implement service design best practices. While the changes required by service design seem like they would be rooted in design and user experience, it turns out that introducing service design into complex organizations is a business endeavor as much as it is a product and design one.

Erik Flowers
Works at Intuit as Principal Service Designer for the QuickBooks small business organization.
Megan Miller
Works at Stanford University as Senior Service Designer for University IT Services.