Industry 4.0 Value Roadmap: Integrating Technology and Market Dynamics for Strategy, Innovation and Operations
Industry 4.0 has altered as well as disrupted the business model of organizations around the world. The adoption however, has been slow in the various industries as a clear roadmap for the integration of the same lacks in project planning. This brief fills this gap as it examines the development of a Value Roadmap for different industries using Industry 4.0 as an enabler. Using the automotive, healthcare and telecommunication industries as case studies, the authors create the value roadmap using five factors: market drivers, product features, technology features, enablers and resources. This framework integrates both technology and market knowledge to support strategy development, innovation and operational processes in organizations.