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IDC PlanScape: Digital Twins for Products, Assets, and Ecosystems

IDC PlanScape: Digital Twins for Products, Assets, and Ecosystems

This IDC study outlines the steps and requirements necessary to employ digital twins of your products, assets, facilities, and plants within your organization and externally across your partner network. Specifically, we will answer the following questions within this document:Why are digital twins important?What is a digital twin?Who are the key stakeholders, and the expected benefits to each?How can my organization take advantage of digital twins?"As manufacturers continue to digitally transform and product, supply chain, and operation complexity reigns, manufacturers and plant owners are using "digital twins" to optimize product and asset quality, and improve the customer and consumer experience," said Jeff Hojlo, program director of Product Innovation.


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Executive Summary
Why Are Digital Twins Important?
A DVR and Time Machine for Learning and Predicting
Achieving Business Outcomes Through IoT and the Visualization of Data and Analytics
Enabling IT/OT Connection for a Real-Time, Holistic View
What Is a Digital Twin?
Can Processes and People Have Digital Twins?
Who Are the Key Stakeholders?
How Can My Organization Take Advantage of Digital Twins?
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