Research-Technology Management (RTM) Journal
Vol. 58, No. 5, September-October 2015
James A. Euchner, Editor-in-Chief
MaryAnne M. Gobble, Managing Editor
How to Thrive in the Era of Collaborative Services Entrepreneurship
Invited. Timothy Ogilvie describes how firms can cooperate to develop win-win business models for digitally enabled service innovation.
Developing Global Service Innovation Capabilities: How Global Manufacturers Address the Challenges of Market Heterogeneity
Vinit Parida, David Rönnberg Sjödin, Sambit Lenka, and Joakim Wincent report on a study of how 13 multinational companies developed global service innovation capabilities.
Digitalized Product-Service Systems in Manufacturing Firms: A Case Study Analysis
Christian Lerch and Matthias Gotsch describe how progressively more sophisticated digitalization can enable advanced services and generate growth.
Servitization and Competitive Advantage: The Importance of Organizational Structure and Value Chain Position
Oscar F. Bustinza, Ali Ziaee Bigdeli, Tim Baines, and Cindy Elliot report on a survey of multinational companies that explores the sources of competitive advantage in service innovation.
Government and industry debate how to encourage growth in US manufacturing...Smart roads for smart cars...Physicists find comfort in the corporate world...Bottom-up chemistry...other news.
Maryanne M. Gobble
From the Editor
Guest Editor Tim Baines highlights the importance of Exploring Service Innovation and the Servitization of the Manufacturing Firm.
Point of View
Haluk Demirkan and Jim Spohrer define the importance of T-Shaped Innovators: Identifying the Right Talent to Support Service Innovation.
Neil Gershenfeld talks with Jim Euchner about Atoms and Bits - Rethinking Manufacturing.
Matt Prindible and Irene Petrick describe their experience Learning the Building Blocks of Service Innovation from SMEs
A look at Innovating Experience.
David Lester talks about Driving Servitization.