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What to Expect When You’re Expecting Digital Twins

Published: 29 March 2019

ID: G00381153

Analyst(s): W. Roy Schulte , Marc Kerremans , Benoit Lheureux , Alfonso Velosa


Companies seeking to improve situation awareness are beginning to acquire portfolios of IoT digital twins. For maximum benefit from IoT investments, application leaders must understand the three types of digital twin, when to use each one, and their relationship to existing business applications.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Understand the Three Emerging Types of Digital Twin and Their Relationship to Each Other
  • Understand How Digital Twins Will Enhance Business Applications and How Best to Acquire and Integrate Them
    • Acquiring and Developing Digital Twins

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