About this good practice
DigiAudit of National Centre for Industry 4.0 is an independent expert methodology developed by technologial, adacmedic, industrial and institutional partners in order to describe expectations, evaluate the level of maturity in terms of digitization of processes and established technologies, identify areas with the opportunity to digitize.
Its goals are: 1) To identify motivations and priorities for digitisation, 2) To map the digital maturity of activities and the state of technology, 3) To identify areas with the highest potential for digitisation.
The core part of DigiAudit is an in-depth questionnaire with company management. It introduces the assessor to the comprehensive scope of all company processes at the horizontal and vertical level. The questionnaire is highly variable and flexible for different types of SMEs and acros the sectors.
The output is a feasibility study that not only identifies areas for firms where to improve their digital performance, calculates the solution costs, the return and the economic benefits for the future operation of the company, but also identifies those areas where "the smallest possible financial and time investment" will lead to "the greatest possible increase in a firm's competitiveness” through improving its digital performance.
As a resulat, the SME´s will be advised in which areas in worth to invest and enhance its digital maturity.
100 man day to develop the methodology, Each individual Audit takes 2-4 person days: €330 - 660, Total Cost of Method + 200 Audits over 2 years = €66.000
Evidence of success
More than 200 satisfied customers.
Awarded in European international projects (EIT-Manufactuirng, DIH, eDIH).
Awarded by the Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Potential for learning or transfer
We chose this good practice mainly because it is easily transferable not only between companies of different sizes, but also between companies with different types of production, levels of digitalization and its application is easily transferable abroad. The output of DigiAudit is a strategy for the digital transformation of the company, which brings cost and time savings to companies in the digitisation process, identifies motivations and priorities for digitalization, maps the digital maturity of activities and the state of technology and identifies areas with the highest potential for digitization.