Resources

Moving towards a Product as a Service-system is difficult. Luckily there are resources that could help make this transition easier. On this page, you’ll find useful resources to get your company started with Product as a Service.


Whitepaper ‘The Circular Phone’

Presenting solutions that bridge the gap between businesses and financiers. Using Fairphone as a leading example, the unique interdisciplinary consortium was able to break through the financing pitfall surrounding the circular business model and shares a legal Circular Service Contract and a financial cash flow tool to support Product-as-a-Service models.

https://www.circle-economy.com/insights/the-circular-phone

Subscription Billing Buyers Guide

The subscription billing buyers guide

“Get all the tools you need to select the right subscription billing solution for your organization.”

https://www.zuora.com/resource/subscription-billing-buyers-guide/

The Path To Servitization Maturity

“Here are you on your journey to delivering Products-as-a-Service and how can you simultaneously optimize your current business while preparing for the future? Find out how to accelerate this inevitable transformation in your organization with a new maturity model. Complete the form to receive your copy.”

https://www.syncron.com/resources/path-servitization-maturity/

The PaaS 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.”

https://www.firmhouse.com/product-as-a-service-business-case-calculator-firmhouse

Accessing Consumer Products Through Better Means

“New consumption models can make high-quality products accessible to more people and reduce the underuse and/or discarding of products. Access can be facilitated through a range
of sharing and reuse models, often digitally enabled, that benefit people, business, and the health of the wider system.”

https://www.ellenmacarthurfoundation.org/assets/downloads/4_Products_Accessing_Mar19.pdf

Product-as-a-Service Question Kit

To close the knowledge gap between circular entrepreneurs and financiers, Circle Economy has developed the PaaS Question Kit: A comprehensive guide to PaaS business models. The Kit leads both entrepreneurs and financiers through a series of questions they need to ask themselves before starting their conversation. 

https://www.circle-economy.com/insights/product-as-a-service-question-kit