Tuesday, September 26, 2023

CIMdata to Host Free Webinar on Digital Twin/Digital Thread in Aerospace & Defense Industry on Sep 14

ANN ARBOR, MI, USA, Aug 16, 2023 – CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, announces an upcoming free educational webinar, “Developing an A&D Digital Twin/Digital Thread Position – a Lesson in Consensus Building.” The webinar will take place on Thursday, 14 September 2023, at 11:00 a.m. (EDT) and will last for one hour.

The Aerospace & Defense (A&D) PLM Action Group is moving toward an industry-specific product lifecycle environment based on Digital Twin/Digital Thread concepts. This webinar will consider:

  • How CIMdata facilitated the A&D PLM Action Group’s project to develop their position on the Digital Twin/Digital Thread.
  • The composition of project leadership and workgroup member SMEs.
  • How a project plan and schedule were agreed on.
  • The project management efforts needed to gain agreement.
  • The ongoing research efforts to move forward on A&D requirements for Digital Twin/Digital Thread.
  • How these efforts can help other industries gain a similar consensus.

Attendees at this webinar will:

  • Learn what a major industry views as the digital twin/thread and how you can take a similar approach in your industry.
  • Learn more about how CIMdata’s administration of the working group helped to gain consensus.

According to Dr. Ken Versprille, an Executive Consultant at CIMdata and the host for this webinar, “Right now, it’s the Wild West in the industry as to what constitutes digital twin/thread. Standards groups, solution providers, and numerous industrial companies are all charging forward with their understanding of digital twins/threads. The A&D PLM Action Group is working together to build a consensus.”

Dr. Versprille has over 40 years of experience applying computer-based solutions for engineering and manufacturing. His research spans geometric design, design collaboration and automation, PLM standards and openness, and CAD integration across PLM applications. Dr. Versprille published the first description of NURBS, the mathematical curve-and-surface formulation, now an international standard in CAD and Computer Graphics. In 2005 he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from The CAD Society.

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Nitin Patil
Nitin Patil
Editor and Director of Content, Nitin completed his Master's in Mass Communication & Journalism and having 13 years of work experience as an editor, content writer with renowned international technical magazines and media companies. He is associated with CAD,CAM industry since 2008.

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