Challenges of Digital Transformation - Key Points of Surveyed Companies

Herausforderungen digitale Transformation 99%Herausforderungen digitale Transformation 97%Herausforderungen digitale Transformation 87%Herausforderungen digitale Transformation 72%

Response to Customer Needs
Companies must be able to quickly respond to customer needs in the future.

Humans and Automation
Even in future nothing will be produced without humans.

Rapid Changes
Manufacturing will frequently need to adapt to new products and processes in the next five years.

Complexity of the Control
Production control could greatly benefit from premature information.

Source: Study "Produktionsarbeit der Zukunft" - Industry 4.0, Fraunhofer IAO, 2013

IT Must Support the Transformation of Companies

IT-Wandel 68%IT-Wandel 82%IT-Wandel 22%

Uncertainty about Decisions
68% of the CEOs consider uncertain market conditions as a challenge
for the planning of the next years

Cooperation Between Business and IT
82% of the CIOs see themselves as a business partner in the future

Freedom for Innovation
22% of today's IT budget is used for innovations

Source: Study "IT-Trends 2014", Capgemini, 2014

Today's Top IT Requirements

TOP-Anforderungen 33%

Expansion of digitalisation

Increase in efficiency

Reduction of IT costs

Enhancement of data security

Improvement of information reporting and use

Source: Study "IT-Trends 2017", Capgemini, 2017

Challenges of Digital Transformation - Key Points of Surveyed Companies

Herausforderungen digitale Transformation 99%Herausforderungen digitale Transformation 97%Herausforderungen digitale Transformation 87%Herausforderungen digitale Transformation 72%

Response to Customer Needs
Companies must be able to quickly respond to customer needs in the future.

Humans and Automation
Even in future nothing will be produced without humans.

Rapid Changes
Manufacturing will frequently need to adapt to new products and processes in the next five years.

Complexity of the Control
Production control could greatly benefit from premature information.

Source: Study "Produktionsarbeit der Zukunft" - Industry 4.0, Fraunhofer IAO, 2013

IT Must Support the
Transformation of Companies

IT-Wandel 82%IT-Wandel 68%IT-Wandel 22%

Cooperation Between Business and IT
82% of the CIOs see themselves as a business partner in the future

Uncertainty about Decisions
68% of the CEOs consider uncertain market conditions as a challenge for the planning
of the next years

Freedom for Innovation
22% of today's IT budget is used
for innovations

Source: Study "IT-Trends 2014", Capgemini, 2014

Today's Top IT Requirements

TOP-Anforderungen 52%TOP-Anforderungen 35%TOP-Anforderungen 33%TOP-Anforderungen 31%TOP-Anforderungen 27%

Expansion of digitalisation

Increase in efficiency

Reduction of IT costs

Enhancement of data security

Improvement of information
reporting and use

Source: Study "IT-Trends 2017, Capgemini, 2017

Towards a Living Enterprise Architecture Using the LEA Method®

Digitalisation & Industry 4.0

The digital transformation will not stop short of any industry. Information and communication technology will comprehensively be adapted in products and value-added processes. This enables new business models that may supersede rules of entire markets.

Companies are facing tremendous changes that are considered as the digital revolution. These changes have to be actively planned and arranged. Only those who are flexible, will be able to compete in the market.

Living Enterprise Architecture (LEA)

Having this demand in mind, we have developed the approach “Living Enterprise Architecture” (LEA). Sustainable enterprises look into the growing structures — the architecture — of their companies. In this way they are able to adapt to constant changes and therefore remain living. Work flows and IT are tailored to the current needs and further developed to address new challenges.

Our LEA Method® combines best practices from the enterprise architecture management with new and innovative solutions for the design of changes. As a systematic approach the LEA Method® has proven beneficial in various customer projects.

Your Benefit

  • Well-Grounded Basis for Decisions

    The core idea of the LEA Method® is to utilise a well-grounded information base for analysing and deciding for transformation projects. Therefore, we analyse business processes and their support with IT in your company and provide you the appropriate means to keep this information up-to-date. Thus, you attain clarity about the current state. If required, we offer you the right tool for this task.

  • Systematic Proposal Planning

    By using the information base you can determine the required changes in your process and IT landscape. Together with you, we develop an individual approach to systematically plan transformation proposals and analyse their effects. We pay specific attention to ensure clear responsibilities for interdisciplinary cooperation within projects and clear guidance for successful project result.

Feel Free to Contact Us!

Our contact persons are also directly available. Send us an e-mail – we will answer promptly!

Dr. Claudia Heß
Head of Enterprise Architecture

Willy Chen
Managing Director