Product-Service-System Modeling Method

  • Xavier Boucher
  • Khaled Medini
  • Hans-Georg Fill


This paper addresses enterprise modeling needs, in a specific field of industrial management: the design and management of industrial product-service-systems. During the last decade, the industrial sector has undergone a change of the business model, through an increasing internalisation of service activities in manufacturing companies. The objective of this chapter is to develop a generic metamodel, which could be used to further develop IT support solutions for the design and lifecycle management of product-service-systems. The specification of this metamodel together with the associated modeling method are explained then illustrated on an industrial case study.


Metamodeling Modeling method Product-service systems Scenarios of product-service-systems Manufacturing servitisation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xavier Boucher
    • 1
  • Khaled Medini
    • 1
  • Hans-Georg Fill
    • 2
  1. 1.Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-EtienneSaint-Etienne Cedex 2France
  2. 2.Research Group Knowledge EngineeringUniversity of ViennaViennaAustria

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