Digital Transformation and Industry 4.0

Author: Dr. Evren Ersoy

Type of book: E-Book

Link: Google Play Books

Keywords: technology and human, innovation, digital transformation, industry 4.0, society 5.0, future jobs and technology


There are two major technological revolutions in the history of humanity that have been experienced chronologically and continue until today. These are the society 5.0 and industry 4.0 revolutions. The aim is to carry out professional and academic studies that will enable the invention of related technologies in order to increase the welfare level of humanity and reach the targeted level of welfare within the scope of technology and human values. Therefore, the future of societies will be designed with qualified human resources and innovation paradigm, which are two important factors that will enable humanity to be prosperous and sustainable societies.

This study covers the transformation of individuals, societies, businesses and especially government authorities for the society 5.0 and industry 4.0 revolutions that will deeply affect all societies globally. It is explained how qualified human resources will change the future with the effect of new technologies and new jobs in the synthesis of technology and people. In addition, there are propositions about how it will affect the development of societies with science, technology, innovation and R&D studies for the intellectual accumulation of qualified people, and most importantly entrepreneurship ecosystem. There are studies on how societies develop the production economy with the innovation-development model, that classical societies are transformed into learning and rational societies, individuals’ learning and development responsibilities change and expectations from them are at a higher level, especially technology and science take place in all areas of business and social life. It has been researched which new talents and skills people should have for new jobs within the scope of child and women entrepreneurs, digital natives, and the future of generation x and y. The innovation paradigm is at the heart of these ability and skill researches in the synthesis of technology and people. It has been determined how to use technology and science power for innovation, local and global effects of innovation, and which mission humanity should lead for the future.

In addition, Research has been conducted on the most important agendas of today, including innovative development issues with digitalization and digital transformation technologies, transformation of societies, smart cities, digital countries, the future of societies, digital natives and world citizenship, Turkey’s digital transformation roadmap proposition, industry 4.0 technology ecosystem and technology development zones in the digital age.