The SDN Insider September 2020
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Dear SDN Insider,
It's that time again. This week's newsletter is filled with the kinds of updates and insights that you don't want to miss. 

Read on to learn more!

Virtual SDGC20: Speaker Spotlight

Virtual SDGC20 is fast approaching and we are excited about the incredible talent we have lined up for you. Design thinker, international speaker and advocate for changing the way businesses think—Vimla Appadoo—happens to be one of them. She's joining us during the conference to talk about how we can consciously design cultures to support people and to deliver the best work possible. Get a sense of the compelling insights you can expect to secure by checking out the presentation she did in 2019 for the NUX8 UX and Design ConferenceVirtual SDGC20 is lucky to have such a change-maker stepping onto our stages.

Don't miss out. Sign up for VIrtual SDGC20 now

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Accreditation: A New Addition to the Team

We are pleased to welcome Andriy Milinevskyy to our extraordinary team of Accredited Service Design Masters and Trainers. Andriy has worked at CEO and C-level positions in the international telecom space. He was introduced to service design by his mentor—Santiago Argelich—and in turn, initiated creating an in-house service design practice. In 2016, he co-founded the service design agency CX design.

Find out more about our accreditation program and consider applying to join this leading group of experts.

Apply Today!

Service Design Award: Submit for a Chance to Win!

Have you submitted your project yet for the 2021 Service Design Award? Well, the time is definitely now and we can’t wait to receive your submission! Professionals and students alike are encouraged to apply for the opportunity to showcase what service design looks like at its best. All completed entries will be evaluated by an international jury of service design experts and judged based on established benchmarks of world-class excellence.

Don’t delay, submit your project today. 

Submit Here

New Case Study: Transforming Hospitality

SOK Travel Hospitality Industry Chain Management (SOK Mara) challenged a team of service design professionals to support their desire to introduce design thinking into their service development unit and to explore the possibility of making service design the dominant paradigm in their operations. An initiative combining training and real-life service design projects was developed by the team, with a focus set on scaling up!

Get the details in this compelling case study, exclusive to our SDN members.
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If you missed them the first time around you are in luck because these three leading service design experts are at it again! Join Marc Stickdorn, Markus Hormess and Adam Lawrence on September 22-24 for their second edition presentation: Make it accessible, Make it playable and Make it flow. This short course gives three perspectives into different topics of advanced service design doing.

Clearly, a must-attend.
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Community Knowledge: Submissions Welcomed

I am sure you know by now that guest posting is a great way to elevate your brand and demonstrate your leadership position on any given topic. Did you know that the SDN website has the perfect place to do just that? Open to all serious contributors, the Community Knowledge section is "the place" to share your wisdom. White papers, articles and/or special reports are all welcomed. Simply visit your SDN dashboard to submit. 

Sidebar: Content need NOT be exclusive to the SDN. We simply want to promote your work.

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