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Biography

Ivanka is visiting researcher in the Cambridge Service Alliance and an Assistant Professor/Lecturer at ESADE Business School in Spain. Ivanka’s research focuses on the business model innovation that arises in the provision of complex services and product-service systems. Examples are the emergence of smart cities and the innovations of construction and facility management service providers, transformation of infrastructure-heavy ecosystems such as rail transport, energy and water utility or the advent of instrumentlization and the IT service strategies. During her PhD, she looked into tendencies of the durable equipment manufacturers to extend their business model towards provision of related services and evolution towards through-life solutions.

Ivanka’s research is based on close collaboration with industry. Her research at Cambridge Service Alliance has been conducted in partnership with IBM and BAE Systems and it assumes constant research interaction and consultation of a number of partners from aforementioned sectors. Her PhD has been commissioned by top management of a global equipment manufacturer and has helped in shaping the firm’s service strategy. Prior to her academic career, Ivanka worked at McKinsey & Co, where she specialized in product innovation strategies in pharmaceutical industry and participated on a number of consulting projects for top pharmaceutical firms.

Visiting Researcher
Dr Ivanka  Visnjic

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Servitization
business model innovation

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Bouygues Construction joins the Cambridge Service Alliance

27 May 2021

We are delighted to announce that Bouygues Construction has joined the Cambridge Service Alliance, Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), University of Cambridge as a new industry member alongside our existing partners HCL Technologies , Caterpillar Inc. , Perkins Engines Company Limited and CEMEX . Press release

'Using AI to Track How Customers Feel — In Real Time' published in the Harvard Business Review

13 May 2021

The paper 'Using AI to Track How Customers Feel — In Real Time' by Mohamed Zaki, Janet R. McColl-Kennedy and Andy Neely has been published in Harvard Business Review.

Industry Day 2020 | What we learnt

6 December 2020

What is the future of services in the new pandemic-driven era? This was the topic explored at our 2020 Industry Day by senior executives from L'Oréal, Microsoft Research, Manchester United and start-up, Fairjungle.