If there is one commonality in most software product announcements today, it’s hyperbole. Trend X will completely change the industry! Manufacturers that don’t adapt will be out of business in five years! It is the kind of thing that, over time, slowly erodes our ability to get excited about almost anything. Make no mistake, there
Last week, Siemens PLM held their annual analyst event in Boston to give us some insight into their top-level vision. After two and a half days of presentations from various executives, there is a lot of information to process. There were several high-level themes in this vision, but none is more important that this: creating a Digital Twin of the Product. Of course, the phrase Digital Twin has been bandied about by several software providers. However, I truly believe this one is different.
In this post, we’ll dive into Siemens PLM’s vision for creating the Digital Twin of a Product, step by step. But first, let’s get on the same page by defining the phrase Digital Twin.