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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 5: Transforming One Industry at a Time

In Part 1 of this book, we covered some of the fundamental building blocks and emerging technologies as pertaining to industrial digital transformation. We looked at some of the reasons for developing a transformation strategy. There are several reasons for promoting the implementation of digital technology in industry. It is worthwhile looking at some examples across different industrial segments, to understand some of the motivation behind how we can identify opportunities for digital transformation. It is expected that, by the end of this chapter, you will be able to relate to some of the transformation examples presented, as well as be able to identify opportunities for transformation in your own respective industry. Specifically, we will look at a variety of instances where digital transformation has been applied, and, in each case, there are different considerations and methodologies that have proven themselves in practice.