Posts Tagged ‘Nick Frank’

  • Drivers for Growth and the role of services

    May 7, 14 • 4103 Views • Features, ManagementComments Off on Drivers for Growth and the role of services

     The question of how to grow profitably is high on the strategic agenda of most companies, yet only few are able to realise it. In today’s world, many businesses are struggling to maintain their existing revenue and profit margins, let alone achieve

  • Field Service News Podcast: Nick Frank on drivers for growth

    May 7, 14 • 2786 Views • Features, Management, PodcastComments Off on Field Service News Podcast: Nick Frank on drivers for growth

     Welcome to the fourth edition of our Field Service News podcast. This month we are joined by Noventum Service Management consultant Nick Frank.  In this exclusive interview Nick talks extensively about a recent study he and his colleagues have made

  • Don’t Lose your Service Shirts…

    Apr 22, 14 • 3088 Views • Case Studies, Features, ManagementComments Off on Don’t Lose your Service Shirts…

     ‘Congratulations! You grew your service business by 25% last year…but how much money did you make?!’ This is the dilemma we often hear when talking to disappointed and frustrated managers. In our experience this is especially true for

  • Service Sales: How difficult can it be?

    Apr 2, 14 • 6001 Views • Features, ManagementComments Off on Service Sales: How difficult can it be?

     Nick Frank, Consultant with Novetnum Service Management continues his exclusive series looking at building revenue from services… Selling services, how difficult can it be? Talk to a product sales person: ‘Piece of Cake, but…’.     Talk

  • Services that speak to their customers

    Feb 21, 14 • 2823 Views • Features, ManagementComments Off on Services that speak to their customers

     Nick Frank, a specialist service management consultant with Noventum Service Management continues his series of case studies outlining best practices in field service… Previous case studies showed some of the steps companies can take to understand

  • 2014: Growth through Services: Opportunity, Reality Check or both!

    Jan 31, 14 • 2530 Views • Features, ManagementComments Off on 2014: Growth through Services: Opportunity, Reality Check or both!

     As we come to the end of January, Nick Frank, consultant with Noventum Service Management looks a little further ahead at what the rest of the year may yield.  At the backend of 2013, did you notice that the field services community was increasingly

  • Finding nuggets of customer gold

    Jan 23, 14 • 3766 Views • Features, ManagementComments Off on Finding nuggets of customer gold

     This is the 3rd article in a series of case studies which examines how companies can improve their understanding of there own Value, create more effective GO-TO Market strategies and drive profitability through efficient Service Delivery models. ‘If

  • Ouch! Getting the profit/cost centre call wrong in your service business.

    Dec 6, 13 • 3438 Views • Features, ManagementComments Off on Ouch! Getting the profit/cost centre call wrong in your service business.

     It can make or break your service business growth strategy, yet it’s surprising how many service leaders do not appreciate the impact a separate service P&L can have on changing the mind-set of their people. Many just focus on what they believe is

  • Creating value through Services: Where to start?

    Nov 13, 13 • 3707 Views • Features, ManagementComments Off on Creating value through Services: Where to start?

     When talking about service, we often hear senior managers asking the question, ’But where do you start?’ It would be lovely to call out, ‘At the beginning!’, but most of us know that is a bit simplistic. The thing is that successful service