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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

Partnerships and alliances in digital transformation

Solutions needed for industrial digital transformation require contributions in several distinct areas of expertise. These include the following:

  • Semiconductor companies
  • Software solutions providers
  • Hardware/software development-tool companies
  • SIs
  • Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs)/Original Design Manufacturers (ODMs)
  • Service providers
  • Distributors

An ecosystem or a partnership program brings many of these contributors together to collaboratively develop and deploy solutions in response to varying requirements for diverse industrial applications.

There are different industrial organizations that play another important role in developing standards. Let's now look at a selection of these.

International Electrotechnical Commission

The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is a global standards organization that focuses on electric and electronic products, systems, and...