Jam what?!On 1 March 2013, people interested in service and using adesign-based approaches to problem solving and creativitymet all over the globe in a spirit of experimentation, co-operation and friendly competition.Teams had 48 hours to develop brand new services inspiredby a shared theme. On Sunday at 3pm, they published themto the world.Crazy collaboration, creative people, learning and fun werethe promises and each of these were definitely met! DIARYTampere ServiceJAM
Yep!You are propably experiencing the same feelings that we had… GROW^ was the global theme that each Jam got via video at 6:30pm local time
But…each and every Jammer around the world made it!
JAMMINGNO rules, but couple of principless… Doing, not talking!
FUN first mindsetHaving FUN with amazing fellow jammers is the core goal ofthe Jam. NO business-wise agendas what so ever.When faced with difficult design decisions or arguments, theteams were told to just choose the most fun option and startdoing it! STOP TALKING & OVERTHINKING - JUST DO IT AND HAVE FUN!
SO, WHATACTUALLY HAPPENEDA wesome things will followwhen creative people are given W e had great gurus from different businesses visiting usthe time, space and promise to and giving our teams inspiringunleash their potential! mentoring sessions. Also 48 hourThe following section tries to design help desk by Jam hosts wassummarize the Jam shortly and there for the jammers for everygive a simple frame for the ”Jam possible situations. In addition toprocess”. these there were no fasilitation what so ever than just timelines toHowever, basically you have to give some structure.join us next year and unleashyourself to the Jam and So, basically the teams were freeexperience what you are capable to do their job as they liked asof doing in just 48 hours with long as they kept the Jamtotally normal & awesome principles in mind.people!
The opening phase is about Forming the teams aroud the ideas Open and gain understanding about the topic Create tons of ideas and concept proposals
With the exploring phase, the concepts are Prototyped and made as real as possible Ideas are just the beginning! Evaluated with real users It only takes couple of minutes to Refined based on gained insight turn the ideas into tangible things!
The closing phase is about Choosing / forming the concept to be presented Making it as ready as time & materials allow Preparing to present it to everybody
IT IS!…as long as you remember to keep it FUN!
FINAL OUTCOMES IN NUMBERSThe Global Service Jam this year was the biggest so far. Therewere over…120 Jams3000 Jammers520 Finalized projects …around the globe.
Grow App 48Group up the societymaking people happyachieving their dreams Hungry Bunny Browse all the finalized projects Grow plants, From Jam Planet feed bunnies Foodwiser Bringing social and healthy back to food
FINAL THOUGHTS HUGE THANKS TO OUR AWESOME JAMMERS! YOU MADE THE JAM AND ALL THE EFFORT WORTH IT! ALSO TO OUR GREAT SPONSORS. THE JAM WOULD NOT BEEN POSSIBLE WITHOUT YOUR SUPPORT!
Oh, actually I’m hosting a global GovJam in 4.-6. of June in Tampere!Want to rock the public sector with us?!