We provide resources and information to help Canadians get their businesses going and growing. Most modern business theorists see a continuum with pure service on one terminal point and pure commodity good on the other terminal point. 2 Most products fall between these two extremes. For example, a restaurant provides a physical good (the food ), but also provides services in the form of ambience, the setting and clearing of the table, etc. And although some utilities actually deliver physical goods — like water utilities which actually deliver water — utilities are usually treated as services.
Prione’s vision is to enable Indian small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the fast growing digital economy by creation and upliftment of SMB capabilities. We fulfil our vision by offering a variety of services tailored to help SMBs run their online businesses profitably.
Success is close at hand for mobile massage providers. Advertise your stress-relieving services at local workout clubs, spas and physical therapists’ offices. Then bring your trained hands-and a portable massage table-to clients’ homes or places of work.
When planning change, questions arise about who will be impacted by those changes. Which business services will be offline due to server or router maintenance? Who does the IT team need to notify about the impending maintenance, which business owners will be impacted? With a service-aligned approach, IT knows which business owners to alert ahead of time and to keep updated on status.
For more than two decades, organisations around the world have been using shared services and outsourcing to improve service delivery and reduce costs within defined parts of their businesses. In the cycling rental business example we’ve been using, products and services could be a relatively simple section to complete or it could be fairly involved. It depends on the nature of the products the company plans to rent to customers.