Simply think data differently! - Simply think data differently! Companies' undiscovered gold!

Companies‘ undiscovered gold!

Publication date: scheduled for end of 2022

„It is not the strongest species that survives, nor the most intelligent, it is the one that is most likely to adapt to change,“ stated Charles Darwin. „If you don’t digitize yourself, you will be knocked out.“ stated Wladimir Klitschko and a Chinese proverb says: „When the wind of change blows, some build walls and others build windmills.“ This book is entirely dedicated to windmills.

Buzzwords such as digitization, Digital Transformation, Industry 4.0, Reference Architecture Model Industry 4.0 (RAMI 4.0), Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Made in China 2025 have become an integral part of everyday professional life for entrepreneurs and catchwords such as Smart Home, Smart Office, Smart Factory, Smart City, Smart Country, Smart World are now part of everyday private and professional life. The author subsumes all of these keywords under the term Digital Transformation.

This book provides an overview of current best practice examples. The renowned author and expert shares his knowledge, insights, experiences and assessments in over 20 hands-on practical examples. Approaches to solutions and problem areas in the interpretation of data for the modeling of processes are shown. With a clear structure into theoretical and practical parts, each book chapter is suitable for beginners as well as practitioners and scientists.


  • About data silos and media disruptions
  • Vertical and horizontal IT integration
  • Data quantity and data quality
  • Smart Data Fabrics
  • Intelligent data storage
  • Best practice examples

About the author

Claus Michael Sattler is interim manager, consultant, author and keynote speaker for the topics of „Digital Transformation, Industry 4.0, RAMI 4.0, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Made in China 2025“ as well as „Smart Home, Smart Office, Smart Factory, Smart City, Smart Country, Smart World”. He is a trained master craftsman and studied at the Albertus Magnus University in Cologne, in Hamburg and at the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena. In his career he has held various positions, such as Head of IT, Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Managing Director IT as well as Member of the Board IT. Claus Michael Sattler has been involved in the integration of information technology (IT), operational technology (OT) and so-called non-IT systems since 1995. He lectures at the International Graduate Center (IGC) of the Hochschule Bremen City University of Applied Science (HSB).

Product information

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  • Language: English
  • Hardcover: 204 pages
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  • ISBN-13: 978-3-948903-01-5
  • Dimensions: 15.3 x 21.5 cm