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In brief

Digital twins are already upending the way federal agencies plan, operate, and make decisions.


of federal executives report that their organization is innovating with an urgency and call to action this year.

The federal imperative for digital twins

Federal use cases for digital twins

By creating virtual replicas of their supply chains, agencies can use advanced analytics and machine intelligence to identify areas where real or potential value loss, risk, volatility, and uncertainty reside and where optimization is possible.


of federal executives believe their organization requires a central intelligence hub to gain insights into complexities and model their organization’s processes, people and assets.

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1. Fortify

Unleash the power of data


of federal executives report their organization is experimenting with digital twins this year.


of federal executives report their organization is scaling up digital twins this year.

2. Extend

A risk-free playground for innovation


of federal executives expect their organization’s investment in intelligent digital twins to increase over the next three years.

3. Reinvent

Build the big picture


of federal executives agree digital twins are becoming essential to their organization’s ability to collaborate in strategic ecosystem partnerships.

Decision points

Ian McCulloh, Ph.D.

Managing Director - Accenture Federal Services, Applied Intelligence Chief Data Scientist

Bill Marion

Managing Director – Accenture Federal Services, Defense Portfolio Growth & Strategy Lead and Air & Space Force Lead

Paul Ott

Managing Director – Accenture Federal Services, Defense Growth & Innovation Lead

Viveca Pavon-Harr, Ph.D.

Chief Data Scientist and Data & AI Discovery Lab Lead – Accenture Federal Services

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