Offer

An overview of our service portfolio:
The Industry 4.0 Maturity Center accompanies all steps of digital transformation

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Gaining insights into opportunities and risks and creating a momentum

Value-Proposition

With us, you can experience technological possibilities in a demonstration environment, develop a feeling for the opportunities and risks of digitalization, and generate strong momentum among your employees.”

Results

  • Consistent understanding of digital transformation across the company
  • Momentum among your employees

Possible Service Modules

Awareness Event

one-day event on RWTH Aachen Campus

  • Keynote presentation
  • Hands-on workshop “Internet of Things“
  • Presentation of the demonstration cases in the Demonstration Factory Aachen
  • Idea generation workshop for the client company

Workshop Digital Disruption

One-day workshop on RWTH Aachen Campus or in the company

  • Creating an understanding of digital business models
  • Analysis of the client company’s business model
  • Scenario development for disruptive attacks on the client company’s business model based on the digitalization
  • Consolidation of the greatest opportunities and risks for the client company
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Defining a vision and strategic guidelines for the digital transformation

Value Propositions

Together with your management, we develop the strategic parameters for the digital transformation of your company.”

Results

  • Vision for digital transformation
  • Strategic parameters for digital transformation

Possible Service Modules

Strategy audit

One-day management workshop

  • Analysis of the competitive arena of the client company
  • Analysis of current and future success positions
  • Derivation of strategic areas of activity for digital transformation
  • Definition of strategic goals

Customer-Intelligence

Two-hour customer interviews (approx. 5 – 15)

  • Analysis of requirements from important customers
  • Analysis of the restrictions of important customers
  • Outlook for medium- and long-term development trends of important customers
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Analysing the digital maturity stage and developing a digitalization roadmap

Value-Proposition

“Based on an established framework, we develop a tailored, internally accepted digitalization roadmap for your company.”

Results

  • Assessment of the client company’s maturity stage for Industrie 4.0
  • Measures to increase the client company’s maturity stage for Industrie 4.0
  • Prioritization and interdependence of the measures

Possible Service Modules

acatech Industrie 4.0 Maturity Index

One-week assessment in the company (per business process)

  • Analysis of the digital maturity stage of the business processes in the areas of information systems, resources, organizational structure and organizational culture
  • Site visits to the business units and processes in scope
  • Workshops and interviews with experts and the management
  • Analysis of the maturity stage in the back office (results after approx. one week)

Roadmap of digital transformation

One-day workshop at the company to discuss and agree on a roadmap

  • Identification of measures to increase the digital maturity stage based of the prior assessment
  • Temporal prioritization of measures along the maturity stages
  • Alignment of measures with strategic company objectives
  • Identification of interdependencies between measures
  • Joint discussion of the envisaged measures and the roadmap
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Detailing strategic programs to implement digital transformation

Value Proposition

“We jointly turn the measures of the digitalization roadmap into programs including detailed project and investment planning.

Results

  • Project plan for the implementation of the Industrie 4.0 roadmap
  • Investment planning for the Industrie 4.0 roadmap

Possible Service Modules

Assessment of Measures

One-month study (approx.) involving experts from the company to develop and agree on a project plan

  • Analysis of costs of the measures based on market and product information, involving experts from the client company
  • Assessment of required internal and external resources to implement the measures, involving experts from the client company

Project Planning

One-month study to develop and agree on a project plan

  • Identification of staff and divisions to be involved in the project
  • Comparison of required and available resources
  • Consideration of  interdependencies between the measures
  • Transfer of results into a professional project management tool
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Controlling the digital transformation with the help of an Industrie 4.0 Management Office

Value Proposition

“With a mandate from the company’s management, we direct and monitor the implementation of strategic programs and measures for the digital transformation process.”

Results

  • Structured and efficient implementation of the measures
  • Regular reporting to management

Possible Service Modules

Industrie 4.0 Management Office

Supporting the client company in the medium to long term

  • Management and communication of the requirements and objectives of individual sub-projects
  • Pooling of project status information
  • Creation of synergies between individual projects
  • Management of conflicts and problems in the project implementation process
  • Regular reporting to management
  • Regular updating of project and investment plans