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This is part of an ongoing series on the state and standards of service management software. Here are the previous articles in the series: What is Service Management Software? The Key Capabilities of Service Management Software The Attributes of Best-in-Class Service Delivery Software The Operational Capabilities of Service The Building Blocks of Customer Experience Excellence Implementing New Service Software The Politics and Potential of Changing Service Software Providers What is Servitization? What is Outcomes-Based Service?…

Dr. Andreas Schroeder, Reader for Information System at Aston University and Digital Lead for the Advanced Services Group Joins Sarah to discuss what it takes to succeed in delivering data-led services and to offer his advice on the best approach for monetization of data.     Sarah Nicastro: Welcome to the Future of Field Service podcast. I’m your host, Sarah Nicastro. Today we’re going to be talking about using data to drive your services-led business model.…

We’re a year into this global pandemic, and I’ve written multiple articles and published numerous podcasts about how COVID has increased the pace of change, made businesses more open minded in how they operate, and accelerated digital transformation. While the roots of this change are unfortunate, the results of how it is propelling service forward are in many ways exciting. We’ve featured many success stories in the last year about how companies like Park Place…

Madhu Karnani Oza, Director, Customer and Technical Services Asia Pacific at Abbott, talks with Sarah about some of the key considerations around where to place the service function within your organizational structure to achieve the greatest success if you’re looking to evolve, advance, and progress your service focus and revenues.     Sarah Nicastro: Welcome to the Future of Field Service podcast. I’m your host, Sarah Nicastro. Today we’re going to be talking about how to…

IDC estimates there will be 55.7 billion connected IoT devices (or “things”) by 2025, generating almost 80B zettabytes (ZB) of data and says “organizations continue to connect their internal processes across roles on a digital platform; and these same industry organizations are realizing the importance of expanding their ecosystems to meet market and customer need, and be more flexible and resilient.” We all recognize the criticality of gathering data, but do we have clarity around…

I am a creature of the retail world, having spent my young and early professional life in it, both directly as an hourly employee, and then indirectly in advisement to some large retail brands. Because of that, it’s something that I talk about here frequently. Most of the discussions that I’ve had have been about the actual retail go-to-market strategy for retail organizations: Where service can fit in their current day-to-day operations. This means focusing…

Trond Aune, Global ERP Manager and Henning Haugen, Group Technical Manager – Maintenance, both at Jotun, join Sarah to discuss the role of company culture in innovation, how a single source of truth was an imperative foundation for Digital Transformation, and how they’re building on success with the move to predictive maintenance.     Sarah Nicastro: Welcome to the Future of Field Service podcast. I’m your host, Sarah Nicastro. Today, we’re going to be talking through…

Emilie Giraudet, formerly the Head Of Customer Service Business Support & Sales Steering at GEA Group, shares with Sarah her hard-won and valuable insights from more than a decade of work transforming global service at GEA. Insights include practical advice for how to influence and align key stakeholders, how to set a solid technological foundation, and three keys to successful change management.     Sarah Nicastro: Welcome to the Future of Field Service podcast. I’m your…

Service businesses and mobile devices are not in any way strangers—I’ve written many articles about the relative maturity of the mobile service market, across a variety of industries. I’ve also spent quite a bit of time recently discussing the various business changes impacting manufacturers, whether they be industrial, medical, or high-tech (and yes, I know that these three groups don’t represent all manufacturers). So let’s smoosh those two things together and think about the unique…

Here’s the second half of our New Year’s two-parter. To celebrate the end of a unique and challenging year, Sarah is joined by podcast producer and fellow website contributor Tom Paquin to discuss their favorite conversations and lessons from the past year. Guests include: Linda Tucci, Global Sr. Director of the Technical Solutions Center of Ortho Clinical Reeve Bunn, President of DSL Klaus Glatz, Chief Digital Officer of ANDRITZ Sonya Lacore, VP of Infight Operations…