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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 […]

Si2 supports the Service Community UK

 May 14, 2016
On May 12, 2016, Nick Frank from Si2 hosted the Service Community event at Cranfield University’s Virtual/Augmented Reality Lab. Over 30 service professional came together to share experiences on how to drive service businesses forward. At Si2 we are passionate about the growth role services play in modern manufacturing and […]

Managing international service operations: One size fits all doesn’t cut it

 April 30, 2016
Latest thoughts from the Service in Industry Blog by Titos Anastassacos, Managing Partner Si2 Partners in which he highlights 5 key points The trajectory for international expansion is usually different for services than products as service growth strategies need to allow for very different local market dynamics and installed base growth rates Strategy […]

My Kingdom for a horse? – A reality check on Value Based Pricing

 April 22, 2016
Latest thoughts from the Service in Industry Blog by Titos Anastassacos, Managing Partner Si2 In previous articles on pricing, we gave an overview of three generally accepted approaches: “cost plus”, “competitive” and “value based” pricing (VBP) and briefly described a methodology for the latter. In management literature, VBP is often expounded as the apex […]