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Towards Outcome Economy

By Taija Engman on Apr 22, 2017 9:52:00 AM

How Is Outcome Economy Tied to End-to-End Digitalization & New Software Capabilities?

Our world is under a major change: from selling products to providing products as part of a complete service.

Pay-per-use is becoming commonplace.

In the outcome economy companies will further shift from selling products and services to competing on delivering measurable results, which bring value to the customer.

The outcome economy will require many new capabilities from the businesses besides a need to be able to identify customer value. 

What? How? 

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Good Sign Solutions Nokia Open Innovation Challenge 2015 Winner

By Taija Engman on Nov 10, 2015 3:35:05 PM

The Nokia Open Innovation Challenge is about big ideas, new technologies, creative business models, and unexpected combinations that will transform the IoT industry. Good Sign Solutions is among the selected Winners of this year’s Nokia Open Innovation Challenge with our business automation software for IoT.

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From Retainment to Genuine Advocacy. Managing Successful Customer Relationships in IoT

By Franz Reuchlein on Sep 9, 2015 4:34:41 PM

Are You Meeting Customers in Real-Time?

Contact between customers and the enterprise are changing quickly as real-time decisions become more necessary for successful relationships. There is still customer dissatisfaction as long lead times, fragmented infrastructure and the very information necessary to do a great job for customers is not always easily available.

Many organizations are treading on two levels, simultaneously trying to understand IoT while silently keeping old systems afloat. This can feel very contradictory to customers. What business dynamics need to be addressed?

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IoT – What it really means and how your business can benefit from it

By Suvi Anttonen on Aug 24, 2015 8:55:00 AM

Smart phones, smart cars, smart homes, smart businesses – everything seems to be smart these days. People keep talking about the possibilities of digitalization and Internet of Things (IoT) without really explaining what they actually mean. What is Internet of Things (IoT) really? What does digitalization have to do with it?

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CEO Taija Engman discusses growth in a podcast

By Suvi Anttonen on Jul 10, 2015 2:53:26 PM

How is digitalisation transforming business? What are the pros and cons of IoT? How is it affecting sales? Important questions. Good Sign Solutions CEO Taija Engman discusses these and other important, related topics in the latest Sales Communications podcast. The popular podcast, entitled "Kasvu podcast," is in Finnish and features some of the most prominent Finnish business leaders and thinkers managing change in our digitalized economy. 

Siirry resurssipankkiimme kuunnellaksesi Podcastin How is digitalization changing your business? Let us show you.
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The Opportunity: From Products to Services in the Internet of Things

By Taija Engman on May 27, 2015 6:11:45 PM

Will Services Replace Products in the Industrial Internet? 

Today, many enterprises buy and sell machines and spare parts as one-time, capital purchases. Tomorrow, could they satisfy the same needs and reach the same goals through online services? The real world with buildings, farming, or power generation may seem unlikely to turn virtual. However, the industrial internet is significantly changing the way business is done.

Not only are new business models now available for renting instead of buying, but thanks to the industrial internet, some manufacturers are starting to sell something better still: results. 

Let me show you some tangible examples of new business opportunities.

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