Batteries as a service, vast topic enshrined in circular economy, which is the subject of DigiFoF's fourth Industry Case !
Batteries are widely used, both in the profesionnal world as in each individuals' life. However, they are highly damaging when thrown away. In order to tackle this issue, this industry case shows how to implement a functional economy model for batteries, meaning instead of selling batteries, offering a service and getting batteries back.
This service asks companies to change their business models, but also some internal transformation such as fleet management, IoT infrastructures, and last mile logistics.
Various types of models need to be used to design, run and improve the system such as :
- BPMN diagrams for processes,
- DMN for business rules,
- EAM models (like Archimate) for enterprise architecture of the IoT solution,
- possibly Petri Nets.
This case study offer a comprehension of how to know when a battery needs to be changed, how to change it, and what are the aspects to keep in mind.
One of the skills and competencies needed to implement this model is being able to shift its mentality from a manufacturing company to a service provider, you can learn more on this subject watching the lattest DigiFoF webinar about Skills and organizational transformation needs to support service-oriented business models.
Please find below the full case study.