Walter Oberreiter

Vienna, Austria

Walter Oberreiter is engaged as Business Strategy Consultant and IT Advisory expert at CSC with a long-time experience in manufacturing industry. Main areas of experience and interest include business transformation, IT strategy, business process management and enterprise architecture. He is also member of CSC’s global Industry 4.0 Center of Excellence.

His long-time industrial experience is based on engagements as IT project manager, head of software development and head of IT at manufacturing companies from 1980 to 1996. He started his consulting career at KPMG Consulting, where he first was responsible for SAP consulting in manufacturing, before he developed to his actual role as Business Strategy Consultant and IT Advisory expert.

Walter Oberreiter holds a PhD of the Technical University Vienna in electrical engineering.


The Internet of Things (IoT) in Manufacturing

by Walter Oberreiter

The presentation discusses key technologies and business impacts of the internet of things for manufacturing companies along the industrial value chain. A major focus will be on typical industrial use cases and disruptive business model innovation, opportunities and challenges in an Industry 4.0 context. The presentation will conclude with recommendations for manufacturing companies how to plan and start their specific industry 4.0 roadmap .