EIF 2023 Review - Digital Twins

Author photo: Stefan Miksch and Constanze Schmitz
ByStefan Miksch and Constanze Schmitz
Industry Trends

ARC’s European Industry Forum, part of the successful series of worldwide conferences in Europe, America and Asia, has been held in Sitges (Barcelona), Spain on May 15 - 17, 2023. The event offered exclusive presentations and workshops on strategies and case studies in line with this year’s topic “Managing Industry Evolution in Times of Global Disruption” to its 160 international participants from 20 countries.

Digital Twins is Key in Digitalization

The workshop provided a deeper insight into digital twins in industrial applications, discussing benefits, challenges of implementation and possible business cases. Experts from different industry sectors shared their knowledge and experiences about digital twins.

The introduction to the topic was done by Rüdiger Ammann, responsible for Systemhouse I4.0 at ZF Group. He illustrated that a closed loop and consistent flow of information is the key to success when integrating a digital twin solution. Challenges that they faced is the interoperability of the data and the necessity of asset administration leveraging the benefits of a digital twin.