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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 6: Transforming the Public Sector

In Chapter 5, Transforming One Industry at a Time, we learned about the outcomes of industrial digital transformation in the chemical and semiconductor manufacturing sector. We saw how the supply chain is being transformed and how buildings and facilities are becoming smarter. Finally, we saw how industrial worker safety and productivity are being transformed. In this chapter, we will build on the introduction to public sector digital transformation in earlier chapters. We will learn how the public sector differs from the private sector and how those differences present additional challenges to digital transformation efforts. We will also review examples of digital transformation across the public sector, at the state, local, and federal level, as well as in education in the US and globally. Finally, we will learn about the challenges of scaling government transformation across organizations and around the globe. In a nutshell, we will learn...