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Opening Theme Video 2012

on Sat, 02/25/2012 - 12:09

File Global Service Jam 2012, Opening Theme Video

Thanks to Dave Gray, Jane McGonigal and all the Jammers who took part. And Andres the Video wizard!

Special film by Dave Gray

on Fri, 02/24/2012 - 00:31

 

Dave Gray, the co-author of Gamestorming and founder of Xplane, has created a special tutorial film for Jammers at the Global Service Jam.

In the video, Dave explains how he would use Gamestorming techniques in a service design project. You can watch the whole film (13 minutes) on Dave's blog here or simply below.

Dave is happy to discuss his ideas with Jammers! Just tweet him @DaveGray.

Thanks Dave!

File Gamestorming for service design

We're Jamming!

on Thu, 02/23/2012 - 11:19

Thanks for the support, OSBF

on Thu, 02/23/2012 - 07:21

Thanks to the OSBF Open Source Business Foundation, whose contributions will power the Planet Jam servers this year! 

The OSBF's commitment to open source tools and software fits the Jam very well.

"There are many parallels between the OSBF and the Jam", says Adam, co-initiator of the Global Service Jam. "It's a cooperative group of 150 professionals, institutions, research organisations and venture capitalists - a mixed team developing innovative ways to work together and find value in new structures and tools."

As well as helping organisations develop ideas and concepts via mentoring and business models, OSBF sets up think tanks and promotes a creative environment. Besides supporting the Jam, they promote discussion of innovative themes at workshops, unconferences, barcamps and start-up weekends. 

"Using open source software can be a great way to innovate more quickly", points out Stefan Probst of the OSBF. "Instead of starting from scratch, we show organisations how they can recombine and build on existing open source resources to move further in less time. That's just like a Jam. It's open, constructive and fast."

OSBF supported the Nuremberg branch of the first Global Service Jam i March 2011. "Now it's great to have them supporting the Global platform", smiles Adam. "Thanks!"

 

 

 

 

 

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on Wed, 02/01/2012 - 16:00

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