A Critical Overview of Digital Twins

Princess Adjei, Reza Montasari

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In recent years, organisations have invested heavily in the digitisation of their processes to maximise productivity. A digital twin is one of the most recent emerging technologies that is to disrupt business models and to leverage competitive advantage; applications can be found in many industries including, but not limited to healthcare, manufacturing and supply chains, and engineering. This article provides a critical perspective to the benefits of digital twins, their applications as well as the challenges encountered following their use. Cybersecurity risks as one of these key challenges will be further discussed within the article.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51-61
Number of pages11
JournalInternational Journal of Strategic Engineering (IJoSE)
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2020


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