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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 7: The Transformation Ecosystem

In the previous chapter, we learned about how digital transformation is changing the public sector. We discussed the specific challenges of digital transformation in the public sector and how agencies are overcoming those challenges. We also reviewed case studies of the use of new technologies in the public sector. Finally, we explored transformation at a national and global scale, examining transformations that had a broad reach across a nation or around the world.

In this chapter, we will learn about the need for an ecosystem-centric approach for an effective industrial digital transformation project. We will learn that even large, global companies may not have all the skills and resources for transformation and have to often rely on partners and ecosystems to accelerate their transformation journey. We will learn how to identify who the right partners are to provide complimentary skills and capabilities in order to accelerate the pace of...