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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

Chapter 2: Transforming the Culture in an Organization

In the previous chapter, we learned about the importance of industrial digital transformation in the commercial and public sectors. The digital technology and business drivers enabling transformation were introduced. The historical evolution of the industrial revolutions leading to the current phase was also covered. Finally, we learned how global and local crises can often accelerate the pace of transformation.

In the first part of this chapter, we will learn that successful digital transformations are reliant on cultural changes that enable transformation. We will learn about the cultural environment that organizations must establish to achieve a successful digital transformation. Next, we will learn about the new roles that are required to complete a successful digital transformation and how we can develop those new skills. We'll also learn about the emergence of the Chief Digital Officer (CDO) and why the CDO is an...