Course Duration 1 Day - Face-To-Face Intructor Led Workshop 
Course Fee Available upon request (Write to us at
Course Location  Customer Onsite and TLC (Karachi) 
Course Code TN313
Deliverables Comprehensive Student Guide and Workshop Certificate

This on-site couse can also be conducted for customers in Lahore, and Islamabad
Industry 4.0 smart factories are all about automation, machine learning, data exchange and using artificial intelligence in manufacturing technologies. It includes cyber-physical systems, the Internet of Things, cloud computing and cognitive computing.

Industry 4.0 Training course covers key concepts of future smart factories, the cyber-physical systems and physical processes within these factories and the virtualization techniques and intelligent decision making capabilities which would support managers in leading these initiatives.

Industry 4.0 is the evolution to cyber-physical systems, representing the fourth industrial revolution on the road to an end-to-end value chain with Industrial IoT and decentralized intelligence in manufacturing, production, logistics and the industry.

Target Audience
Business, application, audit, risk, compliance, information security, IT operations, project management, and legal professionals with a familiarity of basic IT/IS concepts who want to;

  • Learn Industry 4.0 and its overall capabilities.
  • Key business building blocks of Industry 4.0..
  • Technology fundamentals of Industry 4.0.
  • Integral components of Industry 4.0 infrastructure including cloud computing, IIoT, AI, & Robotic Process Automation.
This workshop shall be delivered by TOGAF 9 Certified/IBM Certfied Infrastructure System Architect and an experienced trainer with 25+ years of career experience imparting education and training services both locally and internationally and have worked for international enterprise technology vendors including IBM, Fujitsu, and ICL. Our instructor holds various industry professional certifications in the space of enterprise servers and storage technologies, Information Security, Enterprise Architecture, ITIL, Cloud, Virtualization, Green IT, and a co-author of 10 IBM Redbooks. 

This workshop can also be delivered for an organization at their premises with 40% reduction is the cost subject to 10 -15 corporate users taking this session from different LOB’s. 

Unit 1 – Introduction to Industry 4.0 
  • What is Industry 4.0 & What Industry 4.0 really means.
  • Evolution of Industry from 1.0 to 4.0.
  • Industry 4.0 is a right fit or not.
  • Digital Transformation –What its all about?
  • New challenges of Digital Transformation.
  • What is needed for an Industry 4.0 Factory or System –Design Principle.
  • What’s the difference Between Industrial IoT and Industry 4.0?
  • Obstacles stand in the way of Industry 4.0 implementation.
  • Industry 4.0 Readiness Assessment.
  • Following Best Practices for Industry 4.0 based Projects.
  • Opportunities at the Intersection of Industry 4.0.
  • Industry 4.0 Today, Industry 5.0 Tomorrow.
Unit 2 – Leadership Industry 4.0 Capabilities
  • The Transformation Leaders has a Critical Role to play.
  • Cybersecurity: security risks and solutions in the digital transformation age.
  • Executives are struggling to develop effective strategies –The Big Challenge.
  • Digital Transformation –What its all about?
  • New challenges associated with Digital Transformation.
  • What risks are stopping organizations to embark on DX.
  • Understanding Digital Disruption.
  • Customer Experience Management.
  • How to create a good Customer Experience Strategy.
  • Digital capabilities in an organization.
  • Creating a digitally enabled organization.
  • IoT (Internet of Things) Essentials and associated challenges.
  • The Technology Factors.
  • Industry 4.0 Technology Barriers and Requirements.
  • Legislation of technological processes related to Technology Factors.
  • PLC Systems and Industrial Control –Latest Industry 4.0 Developments.
  • Skills that will be needed to face the Industry 4.0 revolution.
Unit 3 – Basic Building Blocks of Industry 4.0 Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Imagine your futuristic port using Cyber Physical Systems for 

  • Industry 4.0Cyber physical systems for Industry 4.0.
  • What is a Cyber-Physical System?
  • Cyber-Physical Systems Two Folds –Cyber World and Physical World.
  • CPS –Basic Building Blocks of Industry 4.0.
  • Cyber-Physical Systems Generic Architecture.
  • Intelligent Production Environment –Industry 4.0.
  • Cyber-Physical Systems Application Fields.
  • Key challenges associated with Cyber-Physical Systems.
  • Security Vs. Safety in a view.
  • Cybersecurity and Cyberspace defined.
  • Differences between InfoSec and Cybersecurity.
  • Multiple layers of protection offered by Cybersecurity and Industry 4.0.
  • Cyber-Physical Systems as an Enabler.
  • CPS –Summary of the key characteristics.
  • Industry 4.0 and IIoTConnections.
Unit 4 – Fundamentals of Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Computing Defined.
  • Technologies that Enable Cloud Computing. 
  • Virtualization, Hypervisor, Provisioning, Orchestration, and Management.
  • Understand three Cloud Service Models & their details.
  • Describe Cloud four Deployment Models with Several Variations and their details.
  • Clients are moving workloads to cloud.
  • Application Readiness with respect to Cloud.
  • Cloud solution to common IT problems & challenges.
  • Common terms & phrases related to cloud solutions.
  • Cloud Computing Reference Architecture –CCRA.
  • Migration –Cloud migration from architecture through implementation.
  • Vendors are helping their clients achieve compelling business outcomes.
  • Cloud local and international market players.

Unit 5 –Exploiting Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)
  • What is Internet of Thing –IoT and Major components of IoT.
  • Understand how IoT and IIoTWorks.
  • Example of an IoT and IIoTsystem.
  • What are Sensor based Data Acquisition Systems?
  • IoT and IIoT–Hardware & Software.
  • Basic Architecture of Internet of Things.
  • IoT –Embedded Operating System and Supported Platforms.
  • Top wireless technologies for IoT/IIoT& 5G networks.
  • Exponential growth of IoT/IIoT.
  • M2M Vs IoT –A Smart Comparison
  • IoT disadvantages that you should know.
  • IoT Market –Sizing the opportunity.
  • Comparison between IoT and IIoTwith respect to their applications.
  • IoT/IIoTDevice Management.
  • Internet of Things -Common Uses and Applications.
  • Why most IoT projects are unsuccessful.
  • Ten best practices for securing the IoT/IIoTin your organization.
  • What is slowing IIoTprogress –Brief Summary.
Unit 6 – Exploring Artificial Intelligence
  • What is Artificial Intelligence and their types.
  • Elaborating Cognitive Computing & Cognitive Computing Framework.
  • Rational Decisions from AI point of view.
  • Rational Decision Making vs. Other Types of Decision Making.
  • Foundational Building Blocks and Key Elements of AI.
  • Building and understanding AI Capabilities.
  • Building AI Capabilities in a business context.
  • Strategy for executive leadership for AI Implementations.
  • Operationalizing AI with Supporting Technologies.
  • Identifying Opportunities –AI requires a vision to achieve.
  • 7 critical challenges that need to be addressed by AI.
  • Maturity of AI Applications across the Financial Industry.
  • Areas of AI and Some Dependencies –Conclusion.
  • A Brief history of Artificial Intelligence.

Unit 7 – Understanding Robotic Process Automation

  • An Insight to Robotic and Intelligent Process Automation.
  • Understand Robotic Process Automation (RPA).
  • Doing versus Thinking –Process Driven Vs. Data Driven.
  • Understanding screen scraping in RPA.
  • Automation Capabilities supported by RPA.
  • RPA Typical Business Processes.
  • How does RPAWork and benefits and Applications of RPA.
  • Key Business Process targets for RPA.
  • Differentiation between AI and RPA.
  • Use of RPA in different Industries.
  • RPA Tools, types of RPA’s and describe the Lifecycle of RPA.
  • Challenges with implementing RPA.
  • RPA Workflow.
  • The 4 Critical Stages of Implementation.
  • Differentiating Attended Robots and Unattended Robots collaborations.
  • RPA: Keys to a Successful Implementation.
  • RPA Development Life Cycle.
  • Top RPA vendors and what to look for in RPA software.
  • Challenges with implementing RPA.
  • RPA Development Life Cycle.
  • 5 Financial Processes you can automate with Robotic Process Automation.
  • Intelligent Automation Framework.



List of IBM AIX Operating System 
Standard Courses

AIX 7 Basics

Power Systems for AIX II - AIX Systems Administration

Power Systems for AIX III - Advanced Administration and Problem Determination

Introduction to AIX Korn Shell Scripting - AIX 7,1, AIX 6.1, AIX 5.3 and Linux

AIX 7 Jumpstart for UNIX Professionals

Security for Power Systems AIX

IBM POWER Virtualization Technologies

AIX Disk Storage Management and Recovery Procedures

AIX Performance Monitoring and Management

Introduction to IT Infrastructure Technologies

Understanding the Role of Storage Technologies and Big Data

Linux Basics for Users


List of IBM AIX Operating System 
Short-Term Courses

AIX System Configuration Devices & AIX System Storage Overview

AIX Disk Storage Management & Recovery Procedures

AIX Performance Monitoring & Management

Understanding & Managing AIX ODM (Object Data Manager)

Security for Power Systems AIX

AIX Software Installation Maintenance & Backup & Restotore

Working with Logical Volume Manager & File System Administration

AIX Error Monitoring & System Dump Facility & AIX Scheduling

AIX Security & User Administration