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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

Moving the needle in industrial digital transformation projects

In this section, we will look at how industrial digital transformation is often seen as a team sport. The necessity for teamwork runs not only across the lines of business inside the company, but very often across companies, including partners, customers, and other stakeholders in similar industrial sectors including start-ups. Some have compared industrial digital transformation to nothing short of the historical European Renaissance. After all, the first Industrial Revolution started within two centuries of the Renaissance. We will look at several examples of these types of teamwork. Often, such strong collaborations can effectively move the needle for digital transformation. An enterprise, on its own, can try to transform itself and then make an impact on its customer base, but often, to make an impact in the whole industry sector, it takes a villagee (for more information on this idea, see https://www.channelpartnersonline...