Letter to the Participants of “Co-Creating Solutions for Our Opioid Epidemic: Part 1 – Think Cafe”

To Everyone who participated in last night’s event… Courage Last night was truly incredible. I know some of you came feeling depleted and probably skeptical of what we could bring to you, asking yourselves “How Might We be of service to you.”  I want to thank you on behalf of all of us here, for […]

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IES – Innovating for Employment Success – Pilot Program, Test group 2

IES – Innovating for Employment Success – Pilot Program, Test group 2 And that’s a wrap!! We did it! 18 participants, 10 different countries, divided into 4 teams working to solve “wicked problems” for 4 local organizations through the Innovating for Employment Success Workshop with MosaicBC.  Next week, the City of Vancouver, Zaber Technologies, and […]

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We Jammed and We Innovated!

We got through our first ever Global GovJam with smiles and two plausible public service concepts that we all wished were real! Of course there were a few small hiccups along the way, from planning logistics to participants not being able to commit to both days last minute, which meant some teammates were left solo […]

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The Countdown to Global GovJam is on!

After a touch and go couple of weeks, we have a venue sponsor! Just in the nick of time, as the Jam takes place next Wed to Thurs. We just need to confirm the number of people we can accommodate, then we will announce in full tomorrow afternoon! Tickets are available now via the link […]

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WHAT IS A SERVICE JAM?

Each year, people interested in service design and service experience will meet in Vancouver and other locations all over the globe. In a spirit of experimentation, innovation, co-operation and friendly competition, [organically formed] teams will have less than 48 hours to develop and prototype completely new services inspired by a shared theme. At the end […]

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The Global GovJam

What’s a Global GovJam?  “The Global GovJam is an event which will apply the concept and energy of the Global Service Jam and Global Sustainability Jam into the world of government and the public sector. Working around a common Theme, small Teams meet at multiple locations, working for 48 hours on building innovative approaches and […]

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