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Cambridge Service Alliance

developing new understanding and approaches to complex service systems

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The Cambridge Service Alliance 

The Cambridge Service Alliance is a unique global partnership between businesses and universities. It brings together the world’s leading firms and academics, all of whom are devoted to delivering today the tools, education and insights needed for the complex service solutions of tomorrow. 

About the Cambridge Service Alliance 

Founded in 2010 by BAE Systems, IBM and the University of Cambridge’s Institute for Manufacturing and Judge Business School, the Cambridge Service Alliance brings together world-leading organisations with an interest in complex service systems to: 

  • Conduct insightful, yet practical research to improve the design and deployment of high-performance complex service systems. 
  • Create and develop industrially applicable tools and techniques that deliver competitive advantage. 
  • Provide an unparalleled network of academics and industrialists that share experience, knowledge and insight in how better to design and deploy high-performance complex service systems. 
  • Develop and deliver public and member-only education programmes to raise the skill levels of organisations. 

Cambridge Service Alliance

Welcome to the Cambridge Service Alliance…

  • a unique global alliance between leading businesses and universities;
  • bringing together the world's leading firms and academics;
  • all of whom are devoted to delivering today the tools, education and insights needed for the complex service solutions of tomorrow.

Members of the Cambridge Service Alliance include BAE Systems, Caterpillar, IBM and the University of Cambridge.

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UK Defence and Security Innovation Initiative Event

Apr 20, 2017

Florian Urmetzer presents Ecosystems Mapping and Value Exchange to the UK Defence and Security Innovation Initiative.

Business Ecosystems: Towards a Classification Model

Apr 20, 2017

April 2017 Paper on 'Business Ecosystems: Towards a Classification Model' by Florian Urmetzer, Andy Neely and Veronica Martinez

Webinar - Investigating risks of outcome-based service contracts from a provider's perspective

Apr 10, 2017

Webinar by Dr Jingchen Hou, on 10 April 2017 'Investigating risks of outcome-based service contracts from a provider’s perspective'

Exploring the Journey to Services - Podcast Interview

Mar 27, 2017

In a new podcast from the Cambridge Service Alliance, Senior Researcher Veronica Martinez, talks about her new jointly authored paper: ‘Exploring the Journey to Services’. It is co-authored with Professor Andy Neely, Chander Velu, Stewart Leinster-Evans and Dav Bisessar.

Service Excellent Programme Delivered to Veolia

Mar 22, 2017

A Two-Day Service Excellence Programme has been developed and delivered to Veolia by the Cambridge Service Alliance.

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