Mike Provost is a Si2 Expert in Industrial Asset Management systems and technology and how connectivity, analytics and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) can be used to drive servitization and business growth.
In his book Everything Works Wonderfully (AnchorPrint Group 2015), Mike captures the lessons he learned during nearly four decades involved in the management of complex physical assets and the resulting service business transformations. Mike spent many years at Rolls-Royce working on design, modelling and analysis of civil aero-engine performance and developing aero-engine Condition Monitoring systems, where in 2000 he won the Chairman’s Award for Technical Innovation for his contribution to the Rolls Royce COMPASS Condition Monitoring system. He also worked for Data Systems & Solutions, a Rolls Royce spin-off, applying aerospace Asset Management techniques to industries such as railways. Later Mike led the team that developed the engineering analysis and visualization methods used in Bomdardier ORBITA, a world leading railway Asset Management system. Directly prior to becoming a consultant Mike was Engineering Fellow Predictive Asset Management at Intelligent Energy.
Currently Mike is Principal at Michael Provost Consulting Ltd, a consultancy he founded with the goal to both help and inspire businesses to make the servitization journey.