Digital Transformation

  • Reimund Neugebauer

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. Sophie Hippmann, Raoul Klingner, Miriam Leis
    Pages 9-17
  3. Dieter W. Fellner
    Pages 19-41
  4. Karsten Müller, Heiko Schwarz, Peter Eisert, Thomas Wiegand
    Pages 43-62
  5. Karlheinz Brandenburg, Christoph Sladeczek
    Pages 63-77
  6. Albert Heuberger
    Pages 79-85
  7. Ronald Freund, Thomas Haustein, Martin Kasparick, Kim Mahler, Julius Schulz-Zander, Lars Thiele et al.
    Pages 87-107
  8. Boris Otto, Michael ten Hompel, Stefan Wrobel
    Pages 109-128
  9. Wilhelm Bauer, Mathias Vukelić
    Pages 129-144
  10. Bernhard Müller
    Pages 145-169
  11. Wilhelm Bauer, Moritz Hämmerle, Thomas Bauernhansl, Thilo Zimmermann
    Pages 171-187
  12. Welf-Guntram Drossel, Steffen Ihlenfeldt, Tino Langer, Roman Dumitrescu
    Pages 189-213
  13. Thomas Otto
    Pages 215-229
  14. Christian Bauckhage, Thomas Bauernhansl, Jürgen Beyerer, Jochen Garcke
    Pages 231-251
  15. Stefan Wrobel, Dirk Hecker
    Pages 253-264
  16. Claudia Eckert, Michael Waidner
    Pages 265-283
  17. Stefan Hiermaier, Benjamin Scharte
    Pages 285-300
  18. Wolfgang Prinz, Thomas Rose, Thomas Osterland, Clemens Putschli
    Pages 301-309
  19. Horst Hahn, Andreas Schreiber
    Pages 311-334
  20. Peter Liggesmeyer, Dieter Rombach, Frank Bomarius
    Pages 335-351
  21. Ina Schieferdecker, Tom Ritter
    Pages 353-369
  22. Uwe Clausen, Matthias Klingner
    Pages 371-396

About this book


With the exception of written letters and personal conversations, digital technology forms the basis of nearly every means of communication and information that we use today. It is also used to control the essential elements of economic, scientific, and public and private life: security, production, mobility, media, and healthcare. Without exaggerating it is possible to say that digital technology has become one of the foundations of our technologically oriented civilization.

The benefits of modern data technology are so impressive and the potential for future applications so enormous that we cannot fail to promote its development if we are to retain our leading role in the competitive international marketplace. In this process, security plays a vital role in each of the areas of application of digital technology — the more technological sectors are entrusted to data systems technology, the more important their reliability becomes to us.

Developing digital systems further while simultaneously ensuring that they always act and respond in the best interests of people is a central goal of the technological research and development propagated and conducted by Fraunhofer. 

The Editor

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Reimund Neugebauer is the tenth president of the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft. He took office on October 1, 2012 and is responsible for the board area of management policy and research.


Digitization Digital systems Computer networking Data analysis and data transfer Cyber security Resource efficiency Digital technology Communication channel

Editors and affiliations

  • Reimund Neugebauer
    • 1
  1. 1.Zentrale der Fraunhofer-GesellschaftMunichGermany

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer Vieweg, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-58133-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-58134-6
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