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Towards a maturity modeling approach for the implementation of industrial internet

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceeding of the 20th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2016)
Subtitle of host publicationJune 27-July 1, 2016
PublisherAssociation for Information Systems AIS
ISBN (Electronic)9789860491029
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2016
Publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventPacific Asia Conference on Information Systems -
Duration: 1 Jan 1900 → …


ConferencePacific Asia Conference on Information Systems
Period1/01/00 → …


This Research-in-Progress paper facilitates the design and provides guidelines for the development of a maturity model to achieve a coordinated, systematic and stepwise adoption of industrial internet, thus enabling the industrial internet to be used to its full potential in manufacturing enterprises. Using analogous maturity models from the fields of supply chain management and product lifecycle maturity among others, this paper explains why a maturity model approach would facilitate the step-by-step implementation of industrial internet. The paper goes on to provide systematic design guidelines for industrial internet maturity model for mass production manufacturing industries which use heavy equipment. The detailed research design presented here uses ADR methodology to enable the construction of the ensemble artefact. The industrial internet maturity model will be tested, developed and validated using the experience-based feedback from industrial practitioners. This will enable the industry to plan a roadmap to assess the current situation and define the direction for the future development of industrial internet related activities and business models for industry.


  • Industrial Internet, Maturity model, Design Guidelines

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