New Book: „Leitfaden für die Entwicklung von innovativen digitalen Services für die Industrie“

Using digitalization as a competitive advantage, developing profitable business models and smart services is what the book “Smart Services and Internet of Things: Business Models, Implementation and Best Practices” from Hanser Fachbuchverlag, edited by Arndt Borgmeier, Alexander Grohmann and Stefan F. Gross in December 2021, is all about.

This work provides concrete solutions and instructions for taking advantage of the opportunities offered by digital transformation, developing new business models, and establishing profitable services and benefits. Systematic procedures and checklists provide valuable support for implementation.

Dr. Stephan Verclas, business coach and consultant for digitalization and digital transformation at Digital Enabler GmbH, contributed the article “Leitfaden für die Entwicklung von innovativen digitalen Services für die Industrie” to this book. This describes the development of innovative digital services in the industrial environment in the form of a process model:  

  • Theses and forecasts on digitalization and digital transformation
  • Innovation methods for the development of digital services
  • Generating ideas – ideation
  • Evaluating ideas and
  • Validate ideas and describe solution ideas

To ensure that the guide is applied as closely as possible to practice, the steps in the procedure model are rounded off with practical examples and experiences.

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