How to Use Digital Twins in Your IoT Strategy
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CIOs can exploit the digital twin concept to enable stakeholders to monitor and coque samsung galaxy core prime disney stitch make informed decisions about the state of the actual physical things, their context, and take action to optimize their future state.
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Physical objects that CIOs and their business unit stakeholders can apply a digital twin to are broad. They range from people, things and places to complex environments, such as buildings, factories or cities.
“CIOs should drive discussions with their business unit peers on the potential business value of digital twins, their limitations and policy on their architecture and use,” said Schulte.
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Focus on objectives: coque samsung galaxy s3 mini gt-i8190 Understand the key coque samsung alpha nike business benefits from digital twins before investing to build them.
Assess readiness towards adoption: A parallel element to this is understanding the readiness of the enterprise to adopt IoT initiatives that will leverage digital twins.
Seek simplicity: Avoid building a digital twin if business objectives can be met with basic indicators from sensors on critical performance issues.
Include checks and balances: Develop leading indicators with metrics that can be used to measure the progress of digital twin initiatives, which may require a few years to realize financial objectives.
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