How to Support the Design of User-Oriented Product-Related Services

  • Maura MengoniEmail author
  • Margherita Peruzzini
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9749)


A Product-Service System (PSS) is an innovation strategy, shifting the business focus from designing physical products only, to designing a system that combines tangible products, intangible services, supporting network and infrastructure, which are jointly capable of fulfilling specific customer needs. Due to the widespread of this paradigm, the present research provides a methodological framework and related tools to support the design of PSSs. The aim is to propose a user-centered approach to involve end-users during the different stages of PSS development.


Product-Service System User-Centered Design Hardware-in-the-Loop Virtual reality 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Industrial Engineering and Mathematical SciencePolytechnic University of MarcheAnconaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Engineering “Enzo Ferrari”University of Study of Modena and Reggio EmiliaModenaItaly

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