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Aerospace & Defense organizations that successfully weave the transformational Digital Thread first will gain significant competitive advantage.


OVERVIEW

Today, delivering new customer-centric experiences powered by digital is a core priority in the enterprise. To make this happen, Aerospace and defense companies must master the Digital Thread: the flow of data fueling the digital insights behind customer-centric experiences. To manage the challenge and reap the benefits, two concepts—the Digital Thread and the Digital Twin—are becoming increasingly important in the A&D industry.

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BACKGROUND

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THE DIGITAL TWIN is a digital representation of a physical product (such as an aircraft engine or cabin component). Including xCAD and related engineering information, it incorporates product specifications, geometry models, material properties and associated simulation information.

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THE DIGITAL THREAD extends the Digital Twin into a product’s entire lifecycle, encompassing all data flows across ideation, design, engineering, performance, manufacturability and serviceability. It’s a vital thread that runs through all the organizations and contexts with which a product/service interacts.

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Alison Burkowske
AJAY CHAVALI

Managing Director
North America Aerospace & Defense Lead,
Product Engineering & Lifecycle Services

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KEY CONTRIBUTORS

Jeff Wheless
JEFF WHELESS

Accenture Research Lead,
Aerospace & Defense

Lisa Jackson
LISA JACKSON

Global Offering Development Lead,
Product Engineering & Lifecycle Services

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