Building a Digital Twin with ABACUS

“By 2021, half of large industrial companies will use digital twins, resulting in a 10% improvement in effectiveness for those organizations” – Gartner

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Creating a Digital Twin for IoT

How do you manage and transform a structure of multiple interconnected business ecosystems, in real-time, whilst maintaining smooth operations?

ABACUS provides the data-integration and modeling platform which allows your team to create a dynamic software model of your organisation – a “digital twin” – to do this.  Use your data and virtual models to trace the links between technologies, applications and infrastructure. Plus, essential detail of how people and processes mesh with these in a complex, evolving system.

Adapt to challenges and changes by testing out a range of scenarios. Use performance indicators and predictive analytics available in ABACUS to guide you in selecting the best strategy for execution.

Use ABACUS as a Data Management and Insight Platform to: 

Model and analyze business operations, drawing a line of sight between capabilities and other resources, and day-to-day operations.

  • Map customer interactions and journeys.  Gain visibility into the technology and infrastructure supporting sales, distribution, services and information provision
  • Manage business performance: access project and program data to monitor progress, align with business outcomes and deliver value
  • Use predictive analytics and algorithms to assess a range of scenarios. Quantify Risk, Security, Performance, Reliability, Resource Utilization, Response Time, plus financial metrics including TCO and ROI
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Case Study: Constructing the Enterprise Digital Twin

Suncor Energy, a leading Canadian energy company, provides sustainable, trusted energy to millions each day. The architecture team at Suncor recognized the potential business value in creating a digital twin, or a virtual counterpart to their real-world system.

This presentation identifies best practices for incorporating a digital twin construction into existing business processes and how to find value across your organization.

This presentation addresses these key questions:

  • How do I achieve a digital twin?
  • How do I link Solution Architecture up to Enterprise Architecture context?
  • How do I relate strategies through details of my model?
  • How do I incorporate data from different sources into a unified model?
  • How to integrate personas, employee experience and experience architecture, providing reporting & insights
  • Modeling processes & process hierarchies and defining common business data
  • Application Rationalization and Cost Reduction (using ServiceNow data) and M&A

Composable Enterprise

Where are we today? And where do we need to be? 

Business models need to be flexible if they are to accommodate acute shocks and chronic stresses as well as process changes, mindset and cultural shifts. To achieve this, Gartner recommends organizations implement what they refer to as the “Composable Enterprise.”

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