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Si2 Partners supports largest ever Service Community Event in UK

 August 25, 2016
As part of Si2’s support for the Service Community, Nick Frank will chairing the Service Community stream at the Servitization Conference. This conference to be held at Aston Villa Football club in Birmingham on the 18th October 2016, has been  organised  ‘The Manufacturer’ and is co-hosted by the Advanced Services Group from Aston Business School. […]

Copperberg recommends Article by Si2 Partners

 August 03, 2016
In the Copperberg Newsletter edition 08/16, the Si2 blog article on ‘Raising the Design game to succeed in Outcome Based Services’ was a recommended read. The article is based on  work by the User Experience Special Interest Group of ISSIP of which Nick Frank is a member. It discusses that the idea of […]

Raising the Design game to succeed in Outcome Based Services

 August 02, 2016
The idea of a separation between Product & Service Design in the world of “outcome based services” is out-dated and limiting. In an age where digitization has blurred the boundaries between products and services, a new paradigm is emerging for delivering outcomes. Companies that see service based business models as […]

Si2 Partners helps develop a UK National Engineering Services strategy

 June 29, 2016
Nick Frank from Si2 Partners played a key role in the development of a UK National Strategy for Engineering Services working  with the country’s leading industrial companies and institutes. The strategy will be launched on 5th July at the IET London and has been sponsored by the British parliament. Chris […]

Si2 Partners delivers keynote at CSO Summit in San Francisco

 June 20, 2016
Nick Frank from Si2Partners delivered the keynote at the Chief Service Officers (CSO) Summit held before the Maximize conference event in San Fransisco last week. Limited to a small number of senior service executives, this exclusive event has been developed by ServiceMax to enable leaders to explore and discuss current issues […]

Service Transformation: More an Art than Process

 June 10, 2016
Our latest blog by Nick Frank discusses the art of service transformation and that the mistake many leaders in industry make, is to believe that defining a clear vision and strategy with ruthless follow up is the only recipe for success. This may indeed initiate change, but rarely do the […]

Si2 Partners keynote at IoT Conference

 May 30, 2016
Si2’s Nick Frank gave the keynote presentation at eWON’s FlexThink Developer Conference in Birmingham on 25th May 2016. eWON are the global leader in smart IoT enabled router technology for connecting to machines and industrial assets. Organised with their local agent Mac-Solutions, this conference brought  the latest thinking in the IoT […]

Six attributes to look for in a top performing service business

 May 19, 2016
Latest thoughts from the Service in Industry Briefing Blog by Dag Gronevik, an independent consultant focusing on international service management and service transformation, strategy, operations, business and organizational development. If you want to ensure strong performance of service operations in manufacturing companies these are some guidelines you need to follow based on over 30 years […]