Spotless updates.

Here you’ll find our latest news, company updates, and events as well as some reviews of the latest trends and technology.

Ben Logan
1 June 2017

Today marks the the second international Service Design Day on June 01st 2017!  Here at Spotless we are celebrating the event in the office with another delicious cake courtesy of our Office Manager – Nour Khalifeh! She has not disappointed with this masterpiece, and this surpasses even her usual high standard we have come to expect! You can follow the event hash tag, which is #ServiceDesignDay to see all the other amazing entries from around the globe! This really is the kind of event that we like to be a part of here at Spotless. Service Design Day Cake – Work in…

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Tom Knoll
31 May 2017

In this post l focus on the best ways to run ethnographic research when you have clients attending the sessions with you. Clients are, of course, a vital part of what we do, but when it comes to ethnography, however good their intentions, clients can unknowingly interfere with the collection of reliable data.

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Billy Kennedy
30 May 2017

This week we are joined by one of our Senior Consultants, Tom Knoll to talk about conducting user research in international markets, and in particular some of the lessons we have learned in the past from doing this. We chat through some of the main techniques involved, as well as some of the useful tips and tricks we’ve picked up. If you have been listening to our Podcast mainly on our website or Soundcloud, why not subscribe via iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/spotless-podcast/id1208188452?mt=2   Topics covered: Why conduct International User Research Main Challenges involved in conducting research internationally Liaising with Partner agencies Travel tips…

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Ben Logan
26 May 2017

We are delighted to announce that Spotless has been successful in gaining supplier status on the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) – G-Cloud 9 Framework Agreement. This means we can officially sell our Service Design and Design Research expertise to the UK Government and Government buyers can search for details of our services. The CCS acts on behalf of the Crown to drive savings for the taxpayer and improve the quality for commercial and procurement activity. Through the competitive tender and regular benchmarking, CCS ensures customers have access to the most competitive deals. The framework agreement can be used by organisations…

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Billy Kennedy
4 April 2017

This week we are joined by our Project Manager Manisha Patel to chat about Project Management when it comes of UX and Service Design, and in particular the challenges and opportunities with exist in a small agency environment for this. This week is a slightly shorter Podcast but we cover a lot of ground. If you have been listening to our Podcast mainly on our website or Soundcloud, why not subscribe via iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/spotless-podcast/id1208188452?mt=2 Topics covered: What is Project Management What tools we use What techniques we use Challenges around Project Management in UX and Service Design

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Billy Kennedy
27 March 2017

This week we are joined by Richie Kennedy to chat about Ethnographic Research. Richie and I have both conducted our fair share of Ethno Research so we chat through our previous experiences, pros and cons, and tips on how and why to conduct it.

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