Analysis and perspectives of the level of enterprises digitalization (Lithuanian manufacturing sector case)

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Daiva Bickauske
Zaneta Simanaviciene
Arturas Jakubavicius
Mantas Vilys
Larysa Mykhalchyshyna
صندلی اداری


The impact of technological advances in all industry sectors is being felt and, thus, there is no doubt that digital transformation will have significantly affect Lithuanian manufacturing sector. In order to assess the extent to which Lithuanian processing industry companies are digitalized, an in-depth descriptive analysis of installed digital technologies in these companies was executed.  The goal of this analysis – to determine whether Lithuanian companies of processing industry has been sufficiently digitalized and are ready to completely adopt the principles of Industry 4.0 in the installation of digital solutions within all segments of the value-chain creation. The research on already-applied digital tools and technologies in those companies was made during the phase of analysis.  There was also an attempt to define the most digitalized processes of operation and the least or non-digitalized processes of operations in those companies. After the assessment of a current digitalization level in the company was made,  there was an attempt to clarify the strengths and problematic challenges as well as the underlying reasons for its challenges. After the above-mentioned data was collected, recommendations on which additional tools and means to apply in order to encourage the process of digitalization in the companies were formulated and passed on to the companies.


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Daiva Bickauske, Mykolas Romeris University

Ph.D. student in Economics. Her area to research is Assessment the Impact of Industrial Digitization on State Economic Security. She is an expert in business advisory services and innovation support services with more than 10 years’ experience of implementing innovation support projects for companies and research institutions.

Scientific interests: Industry digitalization, economic security, digital transformation, Economics.

Zaneta Simanaviciene, Mykolas Romeris University

Professor, Head of Laboratory Business Innovation University of Mykolas Romeris

Professor of Social sciences at Mykolas Romeris University,  She has more than 40 years of experience in delivery of business regulation, supervision, economic security. She specialized in economic security and business policy.

She teaches disciplines taught: economic security, business policy, corporate social responsibility.

Scientific interests: economic security, business policy, corporate social responsibility.

Author of more than 100 scientific works.

Web of Science ResearcherID W-3675-2019

Arturas Jakubavicius, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

Ph.D. in Business Management, Professor of Innovation Management in Vilnius Gediminas Technical University. He has more than 20 years of experience in delivery of innovation support services to SMEs and research institutions. He specialized in transnational technology transfer, innovation advisory services, innovation capacity building and innovation policy development.

He teaches disciplines taught: Innovation management, high technology management, business management.

Scientific interests: Innovation management, digitalization, digital transformation, innovation support services

Author of more than 60 scientific works

Mantas Vilys, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

He has experience and knowledge in the development and implementation of innovation support services to entrepreneurs and research laboratories. He is actively engaged in the deliver of innovation and internationalization support services for SMEs since 2005. Specialized in transnational technology transfer, innovation advisory services, innovation capacity building and innovation policy development. Mantas is an advisor for SMEs in many projects oriented towards (international) technology partnership building, business and design innovation, environmental protection, EU research, eco-innovation.

He teaches disciplines taught: Innovation management

Scientific interests: Innovation management, digitalization, technology transfer

Larysa Mykhalchyshyna, National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine

Ph.D., Associate Professor, works at the Department of Global Economics of the National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine.
She teaches the subjects taught at the Department of Global Economics: Agricultural Policy, Livestock Economics.
Has practical experience as an expert at the Forensic Research Institute.
Scientific interests: market analysis, competitiveness assessment.


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