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Development of product-service systems - challenges and opportunities for the manufacturing firm
Division of Functional Product Development, Luleå University of Technolog. (Product Development Research Lab)ORCID iD: 0000-0002-9662-4576
2009 (English)In: Journal of engineering design (Print), ISSN 0954-4828, E-ISSN 1466-1837, ISSN 0954-4828, Vol. 20, no 4, 329-348 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Product-Service Systems (PSS) raise interesting opportunities for the manufacturing firm as the <em>function</em> is provided to meet customer needs rather than the physical hardware itself. PSS offerings based on the manufacturer's knowledge about the product and the technology can increase its status as problem-solver and solution-provider, reduce life cycle cost and produce high revenue. However, PSS including, e.g. hardware, services, software and electronics are efficient and competitive only if developed for the specific purpose with features such as easy to maintain, upgradeable, with built-in sensors for collecting in-use and service data, and easy to use. This changes the requirements on the manufacturing firm's development process. Looking back historically, the last century gives an interesting changing landscape of the rationale for the product-development methods used in manufacturing firms. This article, based on the previous research in the product- and service-development fields, and on empirical results from studies at several manufacturing firms, looks into how the engineering work is affected by PSS and how it can be enhanced for PSS, especially in terms of required competencies and other capabilities. It results in recommendations for a new, functional product-development process.

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Taylor & Francis Ltd. , 2009. Vol. 20, no 4, 329-348 p.
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product service systems, functional product development, integrated solutions, engineering methods
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Other Mechanical Engineering
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URN: urn:nbn:se:bth-11259DOI: 10.1080/09544820903152663OAI: oai:DiVA.org:bth-11259DiVA: diva2:889463
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