The Future of Designing for the Customer | Panel Discussion

For this week’s episode, we are in for a special treat. This is a recording of a fascinating panel discussion called The Future of Customer Experience, by the service design community in Los Angeles. Hosted by John Ayers, who was our guest in episode six, they discuss the differences, similarities, and benefits between service design, design thinking, user experience design, customer experience, and more. The panelists are: Jod Kaftan, Group Design Director at Fjord Sarah Stern, Service Design Manager at LootCrate Michael Hardy, Lead Experience Designer at Tradesy Chris Chandler, Design Practice Lead at Philosophie Seema Jain, Director of Customer Experience at Bluewolf Download the slides and get all the links in the show notes. Special thanks to General Assembly in Los Angeles for being a generous partner in education for the Los Angeles Service Design community. ________ Get a free Idea Brainstorming worksheet: Love what you hear? Please subscribe, rate, and review us! Special thanks to Monica Shriver of for this episode's theme music.

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Why Service Design Thinking is podcast that helps business to do things better and do better things. Service design is one of the next big competitive advantages in business and it is being used with great success by corporations and other large organizations around the world. But how can a smaller business, a startup, or a nonprofit adopt these innovative techniques? We talk with experts in the field and share lots of case studies on how you can engage your customers, create delightful experiences, and build a lasting legacy. Don’t forget to listen until the very end, for this week’s design challenge. Hosted by: Marina Terteryan Want to keep in touch? Sign up for the mailing list at for access to useful freebies and bonus resources that won’t be available anywhere else. Like what you hear? Please subscribe, rate, and review us!