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Connected Business

Create Value in a Networked Economy

  • Provides a roadmap to develop and build a successful connected business

  • Examines the commercial potential of IoT and AI

  • Includes specific examples how to create and capture value within the Economy of Things

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Table of contents (29 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Exploring the Networked Economy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Connected Business: Creating Value in the Networked Economy

      • Oliver Gassmann, Fabrizio Ferrandina
      Pages 3-33
    3. Platform Economy: Converging IoT Platforms and Ecosystems

      • Sven Jung, Felix Wortmann, Wolfgang Bronner, Oliver Gassmann
      Pages 35-54
    4. Digital Health Interventions

      • Tobias Kowatsch, Elgar Fleisch
      Pages 71-95
    5. Industry 4.0: Navigating Pathways Toward Smart Manufacturing and Services

      • Thomas Friedli, Moritz Classen, Lukas Budde
      Pages 109-125
    6. Sustainable AIoT: How Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things Affect Profit, People, and Planet

      • Wolfgang Bronner, Heiko Gebauer, Claudio Lamprecht, Felix Wortmann
      Pages 137-154
  3. Management Strategies for Connected Business

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 155-155
    2. Digital Transformer’s Dilemma: Innovate Twice to Survive

      • Karolin Frankenberger, Hannah Mayer, Andreas Reiter, Markus Schmidt
      Pages 157-173
    3. Driving Connected Business Initiatives: Do’s and Dont’s

      • Mario Schmuziger, Peter Guentzer
      Pages 197-213
    4. AI for Decision-Making in Connected Business

      • Naomi Haefner, Philipp Morf
      Pages 215-231
    5. Patent Strategies in the Networked Economy

      • Martin A. Bader, Oliver Gassmann
      Pages 247-264
  4. Case Studies on Connected Business

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 265-265
    2. Bosch IoT Suite: Exploiting the Potential of Smart Connected Products

      • Sven Jung, Stefan Ferber, Irene Cramer, Wolfgang Bronner, Felix Wortmann
      Pages 267-282

About this book

How do you develop business in a world certain to be dominated by Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, and the Economy of Things?
This book brings together leading scholars from academia, established practitioners, and thought-leading consultants who analyse and provide guidance to answer this question.
Case studies, checklists, success factors, help readers get a grip on this fast-paced development. At the same time, the authors do not shy away from addressing the hurdles and barriers to implementation.
This book provides an essential food-for-thought for leaders and managers, both visionary and pragmatic, who are faced with the responsibility of steering their business through these challenging, yet exciting, times.

As Connected Business is rapidly becoming the new normal, this book provides a rich and timely source of reflection and inspiration.

Dr. Peter Terwiesch, President of ABB Process Automation


Keywords

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Cybersecurity
  • Digital transformation
  • Networked economy
  • Asset management
  • Mobility-as-a-Service
  • Energy transition
  • Automation

Reviews

“As Connected Business is rapidly becoming the new normal, this book provides a rich and timely source of reflection and inspiration.” (Dr. Peter Terwiesch, President of ABB Process Automation)

Editors and Affiliations

  • ITEM-HSG, University of St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland

    Oliver Gassmann

  • Zühlke Engineering, Zühlke Group, Eschborn, Germany

    Fabrizio Ferrandina

About the editors

Oliver Gassmann is Professor of Technology and Innovation Management at the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), and the Chairman of the Institute of Technology Management. He is a prominent thought leader on business models, and Google Scholar's most-cited professor in ‘R&D Management’ worldwide.

Fabrizio Ferrandina is the Group CEO of Zühlke, a global innovation service provider. His career has been dedicated to driving software and system projects for clients all over the world. Until 2018 Fabrizio Ferrandina was CEO of the German subsidiary and member of the Zühlke Group Executive Board. 

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Connected Business

  • Book Subtitle: Create Value in a Networked Economy

  • Editors: Oliver Gassmann, Fabrizio Ferrandina

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-76897-3

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Business and Management, Business and Management (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2021

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-76896-6

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-76897-3

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XXIII, 414

  • Number of Illustrations: 61 b/w illustrations

  • Topics: Management, IT in Business, Innovation and Technology Management

Buying options

eBook USD 19.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-030-76897-3
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 29.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)