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.DOWNLOAD THE FULL ARTICLE [PDF]
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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.