Simon Rombouts

Product-as-a-Service Expert

Simon is an expert in the field of Sustainability, Innovation & the Circular Economy, he specialized in Servitization and Product-as-a-Service business models.

Blog Posts

How PaaS can help you built a circular business case - a road map to circularity

The circular economy has ‘(re)make-use-return-reuse’ as the goal, in which resources, production of waste are radically reduced. Read more about how PaaS can help you build a circular business case.

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How Product-as-a-Service (PaaS) can help you deal with Seasonality?

Find out how Product-as-a-Service can help your subscription business deal with seasonality.

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What are the main benefits of Product-as-a-Service for companies

Read more about the main benefits of Product-as-a-Service (PaaS) for your company and your customers. Find out the main reasons for your company to adopt a Product-as-a-Service model.

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How to successfully launch your Product-as-a-Service (PaaS) Pilot?

As a company you have decided to start experimenting with Product-as-a-Service. Learn more about how to successfully launch your Product-as-a-Service (PaaS) Pilot.

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Product update: The Self-Service Center

In this blog, we will elaborate on the possibilities of the Self-Service Center, and what makes it such a good feature to connect more with your customer.

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The advantages and challenges of servitization

In this blog we delve a little deeper into some the advantages and challenges of servitization and the types of companies that servitize.

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Drivers of Servitization

In this blog, we are going to delve a little deeper into advanced services and some of the drivers of servitization.

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Why Modularity is key to Circularity

In this blog we will explain why design for reassembly together with modularity, are key for circularity. 

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The Product-as-a-Service Business Case Calculator

This calculator allows you to test your Product-as-a-Service (PaaS) proposition, see what margins you can achieve and what metrics are important when starting a PaaS proposition or pilot.

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The role of servitization in a changing economy

Servitization is the process of shifting from selling products to increasingly providing (more) services. In this blog, we explain the role of servitization in a changing economy.

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Reinventing the role of retail through Product-as-a-Service and subscriptions

Learn more about why this is a perfect time for you to launch your Product-as-a-Service or subscription business.

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The reintroduction of the term Product-Service Systems (PSS)

Product-Service Systems is a term that implies the transition to a different business model better than Product-as-a-Service. Read this short blog to find out why!

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The difference between Platform-as-a-Service (aPaaS) & Product-as-a-Service (PaaS)

Have you ever wondered what PaaS means? Two main acronyms stand out: Platform-as-a-Service & Product-as-a-Service. In this blog, we'll explain the difference.

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Modern Product Characteristics that make for a great Product-as-a-Service offering

What characteristics make for a suitable Product-as-a-Service? Learn more in this blog what are the product characteristics that make a great Product-as-a-Service offering.

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The key product characteristics for a good Product-as-a-Service fit

What are product characteristics that make for a suitable PaaS? In this blog we dive into the product characteristics that are great for a Product-as-a-Service proposition.

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The role of Product-as-a-Service models in the Circular Economy

Today the Circular Economy Week comes to a close. This week has been about inspiring, sharing ideas and emphasizing the circular economy and sustainability.

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