By Ferri Abolhassan

In this e-book, major CEOs, CIOs and specialists from foreign enterprises discover the position of digitalization and cloud-based tactics because the major enterprise drivers of the twenty first century. targeting how one can start with digitalization and the way to address the applied sciences concerned, they hire analyses and sensible case reports to illustrate how you can unharness the aptitude provided by means of the cloud, and the way to accomplish the main serious luck components – caliber and protection – throughout the correct partnerships. Readers will become aware of why the cloud will quickly take over the driver’s seat in vehicles, and why Heineken CIO Anne Teague claims that innovation is very unlikely with out high quality IT. The publication finds what IT managers can study from Silicon Valley and China at the present time, and why Deutsche Telekom CEO Tim Hoettges believes Europe’s destiny will depend on profitable digitalization. In a last strategic evaluation, the editor Ferri Abolhassan provides the cloud because the crucial spine of digitalization. in brief, the e-book offers readers the 1st entire, high-level evaluate of cloud-based electronic transformation within the period of 4.0.

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In economic terms, this takes advantage of centralization and economies of scale. The Internet makes it possible to provide these services at a low cost and in a short period of time. -W. Scheer The tendency for technologies to be utilized as services is not new. In the nineteenth century, many craft enterprises supplied their own energy using water, wind, steam or electricity, and they even had their own water wells. Later on, energy and water supply companies emerged which offered energy and water centrally as a service and issued bills based on usage.

The same applies to communication services (such as making telephone calls with Skype). Educational content can also be delivered over the Internet via Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCS) at almost zero marginal cost. , Airbnb) are now available at zero marginal cost as well. , sand). Overall, this will lead to a sharing economy in which access to products is more important than ownership of them. In the USA, the “millennium” generation which is responsible for this new behavior is estimated to be around 80 million people.

The situation is no different with smartphones and consumer electronics. The biggest IT service providers and almost all of the top-selling software companies are headquartered in the USA. Only a few European companies have earned themselves a place near the top of the global rankings. And despite dominating the sector 15 years ago, today there isn’t a single European company in the world’s top ten cell phone manufacturers. What has been the problem? What needs to change to make the digital single market a reality in Europe?

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