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🎧 #022: Kyle Tooke on defining the organizational digital twin

🎧 #022: Kyle Tooke on defining the organizational digital twin
“The context is the critical piece. When companies are trying to understand, why do I need a digital twin? What’s the value? It’s about context; and it’s about reasoning, which allows you to make better decisions, more timely, and that’s going to improve experiences for everybody - operations as well as the employees or the tenants that are in your buildings.”

—Kyle Tooke, ThoughtWire

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Episode 22 is a conversation with Kyle Tooke, National Director of Sales at ThoughtWire.

Summary

  • Kyle does a great job of defining what a digital twin is, including the components it needs to have, the hierarchy of types of twins, and he even dispels some key myths about twinning
  • He also gives some concrete examples of how digital twins can decrease operational expenses, engage occupants, and even keep hospital patients safe.
  • And much, much more.
  1. ThoughtWire (2:12)
  2. Innovate Cities (7:37)
  3. Meridian, Cisco DNA (23:15)
  4. Corrigo, Service Insight, Angus AnyWhere (23:59)

You can find Kyle Tooke on LinkedIn

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Here’s this week’s deep dive outline:

  • My reaction, including highlights:

    • Kyle answers James’s favorite question in three parts: change management, risk aversion, and personnel skillsets

    • The impacts of COVID and emissions mandates on proptech adoption, flipping the script on risk aversion

    • Different types of digital twins, based on purpose and use case, from discrete to composite, process, and organizational, which perhaps form a hierarchy of complexity

    • How a digital twin can be used to reduce OpEx by breaking down silos to offer issue prioritization and context

    • Why the Digital Twin doesn’t need to include visualization and the value of the visual tool for operational teams 

    • Distinguishing between BIM and digital twin

    • Kyle’s answer to “No one is going to build this for an existing building”

    • The murkiness of specifying and buying an organizational digital twin

    • Open vs. closed digital twins

  • Full transcript

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