Space Jamming with BIAD students at Birmingham City University

Yesterday, we were invited along to Space Jam, a new collaborative design event for students at Birmingham City University held at the fantastic creative space, Black Tape Studios – The Mills Studio. The Space Jam founders Mohamed and Shamil attended the Service Jam in February and as graduates of BCU, they were really keen to […]

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Khyati on the Global Service Jam

Jammers come from all walks of life bringing their knowledges, skills and presonalities together to create amazing things. Khyati shares her story of how she came to get involved with the Jam and what the experience was like.  Back in February, I took the plunge and somewhat nervously decided to participate in the Global Service […]

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Birmingham’s First Service Jam: Highlights

10 days since Birmingham’s first participation in the Global Service Jam. Re-live the moments in Videos and pics. [su_vimeo url=” vimeo.com/121064372″ width=”840″ height=”520″]   Friday Dominic Campbell from FutureGov kindly stopped by to kick of the jam with his story about how he went from Geography graduate to writing policy for the government to founding […]

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It’s a leave your tie at home day!

Most mornings I don my suit and tie and I look forward to playing my part in an effective and professional organisation delivering a huge number and breadth of services to the citizens of Birmingham. I am proud of the role I play in the design and operation of this important endeavour, but, every now […]

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Prototyping: Build, Test (Crash or Rise), Learn, Repeat*

How many of us regret the time when we were 10 years old, carefree and willing to try any new experiences? (especially the most irresponsible ones.) I have to be honest with you, as a passionate service designer, I wish sometimes I had Benjamin Button’s case. I don’t really regret the hours confined in my […]

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