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Read more at: Blog: What is the point of a National Digital Twin?  by Miranda Sharp

Blog: What is the point of a National Digital Twin? by Miranda Sharp

7 October 2020

There is a difference between a nation of digital twins and a National Digital Twin Isolated digital twins exist as a replica of an asset with a symbiotic relationship to the real thing. Enterprises are constructing these isolated twins and creating value from increased efficiencies, higher customer satisfaction and safer...

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Read more at: Blog: Digital Twins - the challenges of knowledge transfers and market penetration

Blog: Digital Twins - the challenges of knowledge transfers and market penetration

2 September 2020

Built Environment Digital Twinning has been published and is available for download. The report, authored by Ioannis Brilakis , Yuandong Pan, André Borrmann and associates from Siemens is the outcome of the International Workshop on Built Environment Digital Twinning , which was held in Germany in December 2019, co-...

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Read more at: Blog: Challenges and the Promise of a National Digital Twin - by Dame Wendy Hall

Blog: Challenges and the Promise of a National Digital Twin - by Dame Wendy Hall

28 August 2020

Dame Wendy Hall, Regius Professor of Computer Science and Executive Director of the Web Science Institute at the University of Southampton, was instrumental in the development of the World Wide Web. A contributor to the CDBB report ‘ The pathway towards an Information Management Framework: A ‘Commons’ for Digital Built...

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Read more at: DT Hub Blog: Learn by doing, Progress by sharing: DT Hub and The Information Management Framework

DT Hub Blog: Learn by doing, Progress by sharing: DT Hub and The Information Management Framework

21 August 2020

By Sarah Hayes , Change Stream Lead of the National Digital Twin programme The DT Hub was launched at the end of March 2020 and now in August has grown to over 500 members. That’s over 500 people and organisations interested in developing digital twins across infrastructure asset owners, local authorities, architects...

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Read more at: Explaining the Information Management Framework (IMF)

Explaining the Information Management Framework (IMF)

What is the Information Management Framework (IMF)? “A built environment information management landscape and data environment which will adequately define parties, processes, information, technology to support the National Digital Twin.” - DT Hub Glossary An IMF aims to establish the building...

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Background to the Gemini Principles

Greater data sharing could release an additional £7 billion per year of benefits across the UK infrastructure sectors [1] , equivalent to 25% of total infrastructure spend. [2] The Digital Framework Task Group (DFTG) launches the Gemini Principles , bringing together key voices from government...

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Read more at: The pathway Towards an Information Management Framework

The pathway Towards an Information Management Framework

The Centre for Digital Built Britain’s National Digital Twin programme has launched an open consultation seeking feedback on the proposed approach to the development of an Information Management Framework for the built environment. pathway_to_imf_image.jpg A new report, The Pathway Towards an...

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Read more at: An Approach to Delivering a National Digital Twin for the United Kingdom

An Approach to Delivering a National Digital Twin for the United Kingdom

29 May 2020

The approach to delivering a National Digital Twin for the United Kingdom summary_tech_report_may29.jpg Published today, The approach to delivering a National Digital Twin for the United Kingdom outlines the National Digital Twin Programme’s progress to date, while looking ahead to the development of the Information...

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Read more at: Exploiting traffic data to improve asset management and citizen quality of life

Exploiting traffic data to improve asset management and citizen quality of life

This project builds on a tool developed by two Cambridge PhD students that allows for the generation of high-resolution geographical data heat maps. These heat maps can help to solve optimisation problems relevant to citizens’ everyday lives. Specifically, we investigate how the interdependence...

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Read more at: West Cambridge Digital Twin Research Facility

West Cambridge Digital Twin Research Facility

The UK is developing a National Digital Twin – an ecosystem of connected digital twins, securely sharing infrastructure information to support better outcomes for us all. The Centre for Digital Built Britain leads the National Digital Twin Programme on behalf of Government. It has developed the...

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