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The Digital Twin: Requirements, Obstacles, and Opportunities

Presented by Michael Grieves

In this presentation, Michael guides us through the product’s lifecycle instances and showcases what it takes to leverage the digital twin to create, test and build products – and even entire processes – in a virtual environment and transfer these insights to the physical world of manufacturers. 

Topics of this session include:

  • Behavior modeling/simulation and defining information maturity
  • Alignment of macro and micro processes 
  • Performance profile predictions
  • Digital Twin behavior drivers
Michael Grieves, Florida Institute of Technology
Michael Grieves

Executive Director, CAMID / Research Professor, Florida Institute of Technology

Dr. Michael Grieves splits his time between the business and academic worlds. He is the author of the seminal books on PLM: “Product Lifecycle Management: Driving the Next Generation of Lean Thinking” (McGraw-Hill, 2006) and Virtually Perfect: Driving Innovative and Lean Products through Product Lifecycle Management” (SCP, 2010). Dr. Grieves is an acknowledged world expert in PLM and lectures world-wide on engineering, manufacturing, and PLM in both industry and academia conferences. In addition to his books, Dr. Grieves has numerous publications and articles. Dr. Grieves consults with a number of leading international manufacturers and governmental organizations such as NASA.