Often called the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’, digitization promises to radically transform manufacturing and supply chains. However, many companies are struggling to move from theory to practice. This webinar (part 5 of our series "The Hitchhikers Guide to IoT" introduces a pragmatic approach developed by Hitachi, which delivers tangible results through the application of IoT, advanced analytics, and artificial intelligence in industrial operations. An example project which Hitachi implemented with a global automotive supplier illustrates the approach, outcomes, and lessons learned. Key points covered on this webinar:• The opportunity and challenges in manufacturing• A pragmatic roadmap for digital transformation• Example: transforming manufacturing at Daicel• Lessons learned and recommendationsGreg Kinsey is Vice President of Digital Industrial Solutions at Hitachi, leading the global strategy and the EMEA solutions business. He has over 30 years of international experience in manufacturing, technology, and consulting, and is recognized as a leading expert in the field of digital transformation.