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In the Spring 2019 issue of MIT Sloan Management Review, we discuss the difficulties in executing strategies that aim to harness digital technologies in manufacturing. To achieve that, it’s necessary to rethink virtually everything about how your company works and create new business models, develop new organizational structures, and lead differently. In this issue, innovation expert Vijay Govindarajan and former GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt draw on their collective decades of experience and scholarship to share their insights on tackling industrial digital transformation challenges and setting your organization up for success.