Products are Dead – Service and Software are the new stars also for the Power & Automation Equipment Industry
In my previous posts (Industry Introduction) and here (Industry Landscape) I gave an outline and of our latest Point of View for the Power & Automation Equipment Industry and and overview of the industry landscape. Today, let’s discuss the Business Model Evolution of the P&AE Industry. In subsequent posts we’ll touch upon Impact of Emerging […]
Innovation has become a buzzword in the corporate world. Everyone talks about innovation… Product innovation, process innovation, business model innovation and the like. Why is this? Because innovation creates more excitement, generates more demand, and brings more revenue and profit. A recent study from the UK Innovation Research centre indicates that those companies that are […]
Imagine combining an electronics retailer, a bedding store, a hotel and a sleep clinic into a relaxation center where people can experience new products and services while they are having tests for sleep apnea. Current studies suggest that 62 percent of American adults experience sleep issues at least a few nights per week.(1) Such a […]
It’s often said that to understand the future, you need to look to the past. I’m generally someone who prefers to be present in the moment. But when it comes to technology, the ability to look into a crystal ball and visualize the future is a huge advantage when most people are only looking to […]
In response to: 3D Printing – Transforming The Supply Chain: Part 1 Hi Leonard, great post - what's the time line defined in your benefits analysis?
There is a great deal of buzz around 3D printing (also known as 3D manufacturing or additive manufacturing in its broader terms) in today ’ s tech press. 3D manufacturing's increasing prominence is underscored by President Obama ’ s inaugural...