This guidebook looks at the history of digital twin technology. It examines the drivers that have speeded up its adoption, which include:
• the spread of 5G networks
• improvements in 3-D rendering
• the remote work demands of COVID-19
It summarizes its advantages – and its negative consequences – as well as explaining why modeling the sensitivity analysis can be so important.
It concludes with an exploration of how digital twinning technology is helping to create a more sustainable working environment.