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Digital Twins Can Enable Smart, Agile, Sustainable Cities

Posted February 23, 2021 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence, Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies, Data Analytics & Digital Technologies Cutter Business Technology Journal
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Jacqueline Corbett, Adnène Hajji, and Sehl Mellouli discuss how digital twins can promote smart, agile, sustainable cities. First, the authors present the concept of organizational agility and the ways it promotes organizational success. Then, they explain how digital twin dimensions and capabilities support and contribute to organizational agility. The authors also present some examples and conclude with recom­mendations for cities in their consideration for the use of digital twins.
About The Author
Jacqueline Corbett
Jacqueline Corbett is Associate Professor of Management Information Systems and Director of the Center for Research on Intelligent Communities (CeRCI) at Université Laval, Canada. Dr. Corbett’s research centers on the design and use of information systems to achieve sustainability goals, with a particular focus on the smart grid, clean energy, smart cities, and sustainable digital transformation. She is also cochair of the research group related… Read More
Adnène Hajji
Adnène Hajji is Full Professor of Operations and Decision Systems and a member of the Center for Research on Intelligent Communities (CeRCI) at Université Laval, Canada. Dr. Hajji is also a member of the Interuniversity Research Center on Enterprise Networks, Logistics and Transportation (CIRRELT). His main research interests include production system modeling and control, simulation, integrated reactive models in ERP systems, performance… Read More
Sehl Mellouli
Sehl Mellouli is Full Professor of Management Information Systems and a member of the Center for Research on Intelligent Communities (CeRCI) at Université Laval, Canada. Dr. Mellouli is also a member of the Interuniversity Research Center on Enterprise Networks, Logistics and Transportation (CIRRELT). His main research interests include smart cities, smart government, natural language processing, artificial intelligence, and blockchain. Dr.… Read More
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