What is the digital thread?

It is a single source of data truth creating consistency, collaboration, and alignment across functions by real-time data synchronization of related upstream and downstream derivative information. This scalable common set of democratized data enables enterprise-wide accessibility and continuity across products, processes, and people.

What are its benefits?

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ENGINEERING
EXCELLENCE

Improve quality, reduce rework, and expedite new product development and time-to-market.

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MANUFACTURING
EFFICIENCY

Drive process effectiveness with greater insight into assets, throughput, and worker productivity.

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PRODUCT & SERVICE
INNOVATION

Enable (and uncover) new business models and opportunities that impact top-line revenue.

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SERVICE
OPTIMIZATION

Improve technician effectiveness and reduce asset downtime.

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SALES & MARKETING
EXPERIENCE

Enrich the customer experience with new ways to engage and drive customer loyalty.

Building continuity across products, processes, and people

Global enterprises with large-scale projects increasingly require real-time collaborative work across functions, geographies, divisions, departments, and external partners.

Read our whitepaper. It breaks down how this technology solution is organizing and delivering data to circumvent productivity bottlenecks, foster enterprise-wide collaboration, increase market agility, and drive business value in the digital age.

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