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Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2017: Digital Twins

Published: 21 March 2017

ID: G00319577

Analyst(s): David Cearley , Alfonso Velosa , Mike Walker

Summary

Well-designed digital twins based on business priorities have the potential to significantly improve enterprise decision making. Enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders must factor digital twins into their Internet of Things architecture and strategy.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Why Digital Twins Is a Top 10 Trend
    • Where Digital Twins Fits in the Top 10
  • The IoT Platform Expands With Digital Twins
    • Advanced Analytics and the Digital-Twin Supply Chain
  • Balance Digital Twin Opportunity and Risks
  • An Emerging Trend — From Digital Twins to Digital Entities
  • Actions
  • Appendix: The Other Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2017

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