Digital twins: where physical meets digital

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. Digital twins help you realise transformation ambitions and overcome digitalisation challenges – supporting you from strategy to execution.
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What are digital twins?

Digital twins are dynamic virtual representations of your physical assets, processes or systems. They allow you to better understand – and better interact with – our increasingly complex, fast-paced and data-driven world.  

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. 

Using digital twins, you can more easily manage and contextualise the vast amount of data your organisation generates, and you can convert that data into predictions that inform and guide decision-making. Therefore, digital twins are a valuable tool for defining digital transformation roadmaps and avoiding execution roadblocks.  

How digital twins help overcome digital transformation challenges

How we help 

Our digital twin offering supports you from strategy to investment to lifecycle management, helping you: 

  • Inform strategy – facilitating decision-making in areas such as determining where to build assets and supply chains to ensure they’re resilient and value generative  
  • Optimise CapEx design decisions – so you develop assets and processes that align with business and customer requirements and leverage opportunities to digitalise and automate 
  • Unlock key operational insights – so you better understand day-to-day requirements and can monitor and automate control of assets and processes
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In fact, we regularly see organisations increase their positive impact on society while reducing costs and driving revenue using the insights gained from the digital twins we help them deploy.  

We bring deep domain expertise across markets like water utilities, industry and manufacturing, energy, maritime, logistics and financial services. And we combine that with cutting-edge software and data capabilities for all stages of digital maturity, supporting you with digital twins as standalone initiatives and as part of broader engineering and consulting projects Royal HaskoningDHV supports you with. Whether you’re looking for digital twin consultancy, off-the-shelf software or custom solutions, we help you use digital twins to realise your digital transformation ambitions. 

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Ben Lomax Thorpe - Leading professional Digital Twin

Ben LomaxThorpe

Leading professional Digital Twin