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Today, people are being called on to change their values and behaviors in a wide range of spheres. The primary driving force behind these changes is the remarkable advance of digital technology. As it leads the digital transformation of society and business, addressing a variety of societal challenges, Hitachi is seeking to make the future a better place by pursuing its Social Innovation Business.
Digital transformation has become a key concept in corporate management. Michitaka Kosaka, Professor Emeritus at the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, makes the case that the creation of new services designed to overcome specific issues is more crucial to the success of this transformation than technology-driven approaches.
To achieve a wide-ranging digital transformation that enables new value by bringing the cyber and physical worlds together, it is crucial to engage in co-creation with the cloud vendors who operate worldwide networks. Tadashi Okazaki from Amazon Web Services Japan discusses the progress of this transformation and the outlook for the future.
In India, a fast-growing economy has brought an increased need for and access to banking and payment services. The country has witnessed a paradigm shift in the banking sector. Hitachi Payment Services, through its innovative payment solutions, is building a robust payments infrastructure and enhancing the banking experience for people in India.
Hitachi’s Social Innovation Business requires a driving force toward realizing innovation with interconnecting cyberspace and physical space. As a digital platform for creating cyber-physical systems, Lumada’s Digital Innovation Platform supports digital transformation brought by Hitachi. Lumada cooperates with heterogeneous systems and creates value from data. This section takes an in-depth look at the digital platforms and related technologies that make up Lumada.
As business becomes increasingly efficient and globalized, the wider use of data and the ability of companies to engage with one another across different industries are becoming more important than ever. Hitachi is building ecosystems with its customers and other partners and pursuing the development of digital solutions that create new value. This section presents recent customer cases and practical solutions that utilize Lumada in a variety of sectors, including finance and the public sector.