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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 3: Emerging Technologies to Accelerate Digital Transformation

In Chapter 2, Transforming the Culture in an Organization, we learned about the key role that the culture of the organization plays in enabling industrial digital transformation. The culture of innovation and risk-taking can be a challenge for traditional organizations. The infusion of digital talent and leadership, often under the Chief Digital Officer (CDO) or its variant role, can ignite that cultural transformation and the organizational structure for a successful transformation. The culture of transformation sets the stage for the use of digital technologies and business model and process changes, which we will learn more about in this and the next chapter.

The industry landscape for major digital technologies will also be discussed in this chapter. Consumer industries and their products touch the lives of people around the world daily, unlike any other industry. A set of case studies in consumer industries...