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Survey Analysis: Digital Twins Are Poised for Proliferation

Published: 31 January 2019

ID: G00366637

Analyst(s): Alfonso Velosa , Nathan Nuttall , Marc Halpern , Benoit Lheureux

Summary

Compelling survey results reveal that Internet of Things digital twins are entering mainstream use. Application leaders should leverage these insights and our related recommendations to better leverage and scale up the use of digital twins to improve IoT project success.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Digital Twin Adoption Is Proliferating
    • Key Survey Result Findings and Analysis
    • Recommendations
  • Digital Twins Often Serve More Than One Constituency
    • Key Survey Result Findings and Analysis
    • Key Survey Result Findings and Analysis
    • Recommendations
  • Digital Twins Are Often Being Integrated With Each Other
    • Key Survey Result Findings and Analysis
    • Recommendations
  • Digital Twin Metadata Comes From Many Different Sources
    • Key Survey Result Findings and Analysis
    • Recommendations
  • Digital Twin Models Are Typically Updated as Physical Things Evolve
    • Key Survey Result Findings and Analysis
    • Recommendations
  • Digital Twins Are Often Used to Run Simulations
    • Key Survey Result Findings and Analysis
    • Recommendations
  • Methodology
  • Definitions
    • Additional research contribution and review

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