This paper reports the challenges and opportunities for e-maintenance as an emerging customer value generating IT-enabled resource. The research study is concerned with the e-maintenance based on remote diagnostics in the vehicle industry. E-maintenance of vehicles is of great importance as e-maintenance technology has great potential to provide various state of the art maintenance related services for the vehicles. This emerging technology brings challenges and opportunities to generate value both for the companies and their customers. In this paper, we have presented several business and technology related challenges and opportunities for e-maintenance. In the form of a set of propositions, the contribution of this paper is to conceptualize e-maintenance as an emerging customer value generating IT-enabled resource by showing challenges and opportunities related to it.
Chowdhury, Soumitra; Akram, Asif; and Åkesson, Maria, "E-maintenance as an Emerging Customer Value Generating IT-enabled Resource" (2012). MCIS 2012 Proceedings. 8.