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Automated Flexibility To Scale Your Service Business

By Janne Kivilaakso on May 14, 2019 1:28:16 PM

Scalability is a common factor to fast growing and profitable service businesses. It is not only about the ability to manage changes in volume. It also calls for capabilities to quickly respond to market changes with service content and pricing flexibility. And it is also about lowering unit costs when volumes grow. In my blog post Why Scalability Matters in Service business I talked about scalability and what it means. This time I will share some best practises you should consider when moving towards automated monetization.

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Technopolis’ Service Ecosystem

By Taija Engman on Apr 11, 2019 1:54:31 PM

Technopolis implemented Good Sign solution to its Service Ecosystem with Flexible Pricing, Customer Onboarding and Billing for the internationally growing UMA Workspace services.

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13 Symptoms Indicating Need to Fix Pricing, Billing and Monetization

By Taija Engman on Feb 27, 2019 8:29:56 AM

just recently represented Good Sign Solutions at European Monetize 11 event in Amsterdam. The event concentrated in modern monetization capabilities, which are needed when organizations are adopting new business models and growing services.

I will share three of the event highlights like a practical list of 13 symptoms that indicate the need of fixing pricing, billing and monetization

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How to Offer Mass Customized Services Effectively?

By Markus Pulliainen on Nov 13, 2018 2:35:16 PM

In this article we are focusing the mass customization, from a theoretical point of view and also how it is done with Good Sign service solutions. In the nutshell we are defining the process about: "What do I need to be effective in mass customized business?".

Effective mass customization is based on understanding customer needs for mass customization, and implementing mass customized services properly. [Nikolaus Franke & Frank T. Piller: 2002]

Shall we take a look at the mass customizing theory and how mass customization is applied in physical products and in services?

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Why ERP Is Not Smart Enough with Recurring Revenue?

By Janne Kivilaakso on May 15, 2018 7:05:00 AM

Good ERP system is an essential tool to support product sales, manufacturing, warehousing, delivery and billing.

However, the ERP mode of operation ‘A Leads to B’, does not support scalable transformation to recurring revenue business models. Specifically, the kind of services requiring advanced variable usage-based pricing are difficult for ERP systems.

Have you ever wondered why this is? 

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Digitalization - Paradigm Change in Business Model Requires Paradigm Change in Capabilities

By Minna Dahlström on Jan 10, 2017 9:15:00 AM

Are You Missing Bandwagon of Customizable Services?

At this day and age, customers are expecting a customized service - not a choice of a least ill-fitted service package.

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