Learning to speak “digital” – how industry applies cyber-physical design concepts in new systems implementations

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Publication Details

Author(s): Fritzsche A, Oks SJ
Publication year: 2016
Language: English


Abstract


Constructs like the internet of things and cyber-physical systems provide a whole new design repertoire for information systems implementations in industry. In our paper, we study three cases in the context of industrial maintenance to explore how companies actually make use of this repertoire in practice and how their usage relates to the potential which is generally associated with the digital transformation of industry. We find that companies use the new repertoire very conservatively and stay closely connected to their previous experience. At the same time, we see that practitioners actively explore directions of digitization which go into rather different directions than those that are currently discussed in public. We interpret this as a first step to the evolution of a general ability to make the new design repertoire usable for specific purposes which can be compared to learning a new language.



FAU Authors / FAU Editors

Fritzsche, Albrecht Dr. Dr.
Lehrstuhl für Wirtschaftsinformatik, insbesondere Innovation und Wertschöpfung
Oks, Sascha Julian
Lehrstuhl für Wirtschaftsinformatik, insbesondere Innovation und Wertschöpfung


How to cite

APA:
Fritzsche, A., & Oks, S.J. (2016). Learning to speak “digital” – how industry applies cyber-physical design concepts in new systems implementations. Canberra, AU.

MLA:
Fritzsche, Albrecht, and Sascha Julian Oks. "Learning to speak “digital” – how industry applies cyber-physical design concepts in new systems implementations." Proceedings of the Information Systems Foundations Workshop: Theorising Digital Innovation, Canberra 2016.

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