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Authors:E. Uhlmann: Institute for Machine Tools and Factory Management, Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
C. Stelzer: Institute for Machine Tools and Factory Management, Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Publication title:Identification of the IPS² business model in the early stage of creation
Conference:Proceedings of the 2nd CIRP IPS2 Conference 2010, 14-15 April, Linköping, Sweden
Publication type: Abstract and Fulltext
Issue:077
Article No.:030
Abstract:Industrial Product-Service System (IPS²) delivers industrial, customized solutions. By the analysis of customer needs by the IPS² provider an IPS² business model is defined, which affects the entire lifecycle phases.

This paper gives a definition of an IPS² business model, presents identified influences for different business models, extract seven significant questions and describe a tool for the identification of suitable IPS² business models. In the early stage of the IPS² development the requirements of the customer are mainly fuzzy and have to be specified in the following phases. It is shown how the questions are designed concerning these facts.

Language:English
Keywords:Industrial Product-Service Systems, IPS², IPS² development, IPS² business models, customer business needs
Year:2010
No. of pages:7
Pages:237-243
ISBN:978-91-7393-381-0
Series:Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):1650-3686
ISSN (online):1650-3740
File:http://www.ep.liu.se/ecp/077/030/ecp10077030.pdf
Available:2012-10-11
Publisher:Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet

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E. Uhlmann, C. Stelzer (2010). Identification of the IPS² business model in the early stage of creation, Proceedings of the 2nd CIRP IPS2 Conference 2010, 14-15 April, Linköping, Sweden http://www.ep.liu.se/ecp_article/index.en.aspx?issue=077;article=030 (accessed 4/16/2014)