Tools for Human-Product Collaborative Development of Intelligent Product Service Systems

  • Sebastian ScholzeEmail author
  • Ana Correia
  • Dragan Stokic
  • Kevin Nagorny
  • Philipp Spindler
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 480)


Intelligent products, having cyber physical features, are best candidates for building Intelligent Product Service Systems (IPSS), in which integrated products and services provide a higher level of intelligence. Such IPSS may actively provide feedback on their use, which in turn may support the development of new IPSS. The objective is to develop a set of tools to establish a Collaborative Network, where both human actors and products themselves can collaborate and contribute to the development of such IPSS. The tools support involvement of various stakeholders within the Collaborative Networks. Several tools, such as a tool to select sensors and intelligent features at the products, a tool to model context under which IPSS is used, as well as tools to provide feedback on the IPSS use are defined. The paper presents as well the application of the proposed concept in machine industry.


Intelligent products Collaborative development Product service system Cyber physical features Collaborative network 



This work is partly supported by the PROSECO (Collaborative Environment for Eco-Design of Product-Services and Production Processes Integrating Highly Personalized Innovative Functions) project of European Union’s 7th Framework Program, under the grant agreement no. NMP2-2013-609143 and DIVERSITY (Cloud Manufacturing and Social Software Based Context Sensitive Product-Service Engineering Environment for Globally Distributed Enterprise) project of EU’s H2020 framework, under the grant agreement no. 636692. This document does not represent the opinion of the European Community, and the Community is not responsible for any use that might be made of its content.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sebastian Scholze
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ana Correia
    • 1
  • Dragan Stokic
    • 1
  • Kevin Nagorny
    • 1
  • Philipp Spindler
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für angewandte Systemtechnik Bremen GmbHBremenGermany

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