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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


In this chapter, we covered use cases of how industrial digital transformation has been applied to the chemical, semiconductor, and manufacturing industries, along with its application to buildings, facilities, and the supply chain. We remind you that even though we tied these use cases to specific industries, they can be adapted in general to any industrial enterprise. We hope that these use cases, along with the associated links and references, will enable you to map digital transformation into your organization's own specific industries and situations.

In Chapter 6, Transforming the Public Sector, we will learn about the transformation process in the public sector. We will cover transformation initiatives at different levels of the public sector—namely, federal, state, and local—with regard to defense as well as education in the US and globally. We will learn the challenges that arise when we try to scale public sector transformation across the country...