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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

Cultural pre-requisites of digital transformation

Digital transformations require technology teams to develop a deeper understanding of the business needs to ensure that the product that is delivered meets the needs of the end users. In addition, digital transformation involves the use of new technologies to deliver these products. However, a successful digital transformation is not accomplished just by changing the technologies used to deliver capabilities. It also involves changing the way that organizations work. In fact, changing the way organizations work – organizational culture – is one of the critical parts of digital transformations and critical to their success.

The concept of agile development as a foundation for digital transformation

While digital transformation is most frequently discussed in the context of how the products, services, and often entire business models delivered are different from traditional products and services, digital transformation...