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Industrial Digital Transformation

By : Shyam Varan Nath, Ann Dunkin, Mahesh Chowdhary, Nital Patel
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Industrial Digital Transformation

By: Shyam Varan Nath, Ann Dunkin, Mahesh Chowdhary, Nital Patel

Overview of this book

Digital transformation requires the ability to identify opportunities across industries and apply the right technologies and tools to achieve results. This book is divided into two parts with the first covering what digital transformation is and why it is important. The second part focuses on how digital transformation works. After an introduction to digital transformation, you will explore the transformation journey in logical steps and understand how to build business cases and create productivity benefit statements. Next, you’ll delve into advanced topics relating to overcoming various challenges. Later, the book will take you through case studies in both private and public sector organizations. You’ll explore private sector organizations such as industrial and hi-tech manufacturing in detail and get to grips with public sector organizations by learning how transformation can be achieved on a global scale and how the resident experience can be improved. In addition to this, you will understand the role of artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning in digital transformation. Finally, you’ll discover how to create a playbook that can ensure success in digital transformation. By the end of this book, you’ll be well-versed with industrial digital transformation and be able to apply your skills in the real world.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Section 1: The "Why" of Digital Transformation
Section 2: The "How" of Digital Transformation


In this chapter, we learned about the critical success factors for ensuring the success of a digital transformation. We also learned about digital playbooks and how they can provide implementation guideposts for organizations that are transforming. Finally, we learned about methods for and challenges in sustaining and scaling digital transformations.

In this book, we have explored industrial digital transformation from concept to implementation. The first three chapters of the book focused on understanding the basics of digital transformation. We learned what digital transformation is, why culture is important to a successful transformation, and the emerging technologies that enable digital transformation. In the second section of the book, we learned about transformation in a variety of industries as well as the public sector. We also explored the transformation ecosystem and delved into the importance of artificial intelligence to industrial digital transformation. In...