How Digital Transformation Affects Large Manufacturing Companies’ Organization

Item Type Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Abstract

In light of emerging digital technologies, executives across industries are rethinking their companies’ business models and organizational structures. To meet future customer expectations, large manufacturing companies in particular are challenged to integrate two distinct worlds: the physical world (i.e. the design, production, and maintenance of complex hardware products) and the digital world (i.e. software, data analytics and digital services). Large manufacturing companies often possess various business units, a diversified business model portfolio, and complex IT landscapes including traditional, embedded, and digital IT types. Hence, they face specific organizational issues, which so far have only received limited attention among professionals. Based on 16 in-depth expert interviews with companies across the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem, we have identified six main issues regarding how digital transformation will affect large manufacturing companies’ overall organizational structure.

Authors Bilgeri, Dominik; Wortmann, Felix & Fleisch, Elgar
Subjects business studies
information management
Institute/School ITEM - Institute of Technology Management with Transfer Center for Technology Management (TECTEM)
HSG Classification contribution to practical use / society
HSG Profile Area SoM - Business Innovation
Date 2017
Event Title International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS)
Event Location Seoul, South Korea
Event Dates 13.12.2017-15.12.2017
Depositing User Dominik Bilgeri
Date Deposited 21 Dec 2017 08:46
Last Modified 21 Dec 2017 08:46
URI: https://www.alexandria.unisg.ch/publications/253113

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Bilgeri, Dominik; Wortmann, Felix & Fleisch, Elgar: How Digital Transformation Affects Large Manufacturing Companies’ Organization. [Conference or Workshop Item]

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