Our world is changing, quickly. Rapid innovation and widescale digital transformation are producing new challenges for organisations in every sector. But along with these challenges come new opportunities.
The new backbone of innovation
Digital twins have the potential to radically transform the way we think and operate as a society—providing the insight and agility needed to turn reactive decision-making into proactive problem-solving.
What are digital twins?
Driven by relevant data, a digital twin is a virtual mirror of a real-world asset, process or even an entire system, like a supply chain or city. This mirror provides insight into how that asset behaves under a variety of simulated conditions, helping you to improve decision-making and optimise business processes.
As part of the ongoing digitalisation of physical environments, organisations, institutions and societies will gradually build ecosystems of digital twins representing their assets, processes and systems. These ecosystems will help improve efficiency, lower costs, and allow us to develop more informed solutions to today’s big societal and environmental challenges.
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Digital twins: beyond the hype
A successful digital twin relies on smart technology and an in-depth knowledge of physical assets—but it also requires leadership, credibility and vision.
At Royal HaskoningDHV Digital, we connect our rich heritage of engineering with the latest technological capabilities to co-create digital twins with our partners.
These solutions help them to overcome challenges, identify new opportunities, and make informed decisions more quickly. But they also help to contribute to a better and more sustainable society, tackling issues like urbanisation, environmental sustainability, and the pressing need for clean water and improved sanitation.
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Demystifying digital twins
For a more in-depth look at the role digital twins have to play in the rise of Industry 4.0, read our white paper Demystifying digital twins.
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