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CIOs Should Embrace the Goals of Industrie 4.0 as a Cornerstone of Algorithmic Business

Published: 17 February 2016

ID: G00274815

Analyst(s): Simon Jacobson , Stephen Prentice


CEOs will seek new revenue and efficiencies from algorithmic business, and CIOs must be ready. Industrie 4.0's proposed framework for the factory of the future has broad application; CIOs should embrace its core principles to help build the infrastructure essential to enable algorithmic business.

Table Of Contents


  • Algorithmic Business and Industrie 4.0
  • Understanding the Promise of Industrie 4.0
    • Industrie 4.0 Converges a Critical Technology and Business Relationship
  • Industrie 4.0 Is Not the Only Answer
    • CIOs Must Take a Holistic View

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