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About this episode

In season 3 episode four of The IoT Podcast, we’re joined by Birgit Boss – Standardisation and Open Source Manager at Bosch to dive into digital twin best practices from achieving semantic interoperability to initiatives empowering innovation including the Industrial Digital Twin Association (IDTA) and Catena-X.

Sit back, relax, tune in and be the first to discover…

  • (00:00) Podcast intro
  • (00:39) Birgit’s background and journey to Bosch
  • (04:58) Avatar Film as the first digital twin?!
  • (06:00) What is Semantic Interoperability?
  • (10:25) Why we shouldn’t define a digital twin
  • (12:25) Digital twins are an enabler for more intelligent decisions
  • (14:40) What is the Industrial Digital Twin Association (IDTA)?
  • (17:22) What is the Catena-X mission?
  • (24:40) Sponsor
  • (25:48) Why is Bosch investing in digital twins?
  • (31:44) Why are digital twins becoming more apparent today?
  • (34:40) Open source in the connected industry
  • (37:20) Where will we be with digital twins in 2023?
  • (40:20) Question from the audience: How do you think companies should assess partners at the start of their IoT journey?

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About our guest

Birgit Boss is Open Source and Standardisation Manager at Bosch. She is a seasoned Software Engineer and Software Architect with more than 20 years of experience in developing and rolling out architectures, methods and standards for complex embedded systems and Industrial IoT systems.

Birgit is also a Board member of the Industrial Digital Twin Association (IDTA), Chair of Working Group “Open Technology” and of the Task Force “Asset Administration Shell“ in the IDTA. She is Lead of the “Semantic Layer including Digital Twins“ working group of CATENA-X.

Find out more about Bosch Semantic Stack – Here

Industrial Digital Twin Association – Find out more

Catena X – Find out more 

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