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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

The evolution of industrial transformation

Changes in the global landscape seen during the healthcare and economic crisis in the first half of 2020 due to COVID-19 ( have highlighted the need to develop a deeper understanding and preparedness for transformation, not only for the government at different levels (federal, state, and local), but the commercial sector as well, across the board, be it a family-run business or a global enterprise. This book will cover some of the major crises the world has experienced in the last several decades and the lessons learned from each of them. This would allow us to see concrete examples where the industry has successfully identified an opportunity for transformation.

Let's look at some examples of past crises and the lessons learned in the following table:

Progressive companies take the approach that no crisis should...