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Digital Twins: Why Every Utility Executive Should Care

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Using a digital twin means that utilities can build an exact replica of their physical assets in the cloud and manage those assets from design and development through the end of their service lives. The digital twin enables utilities to gain efficiency in multiple ways, including taking advantage of cross functional skills with better collaboration, streamlined operations, improved safety and faster time to market. Find out why you should care. Download this white paper today!

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Matt Chester on Sep 13, 2019 12:54 pm GMT

Using a digital twin means that utilities can build an exact replica of their physical assets in the cloud and manage those assets from design and development through the end of their service lives

That's a great, easy-to-understand explanation-- thanks for making the concept immediately more accessible!

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Jim Horstman on Jan 6, 2020 10:03 pm GMT

What is the rationale for the digital twin to be in the cloud? Does that not bring in some security challenges as well as NERC/CIP issues? Given the extensive integration required, a cloud based digital twin would also seem to have its challenges. The points about data governance are spot on.

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