Extending Internet of Things Enterprise Architectures by Digital Twins Exemplified in the Context of the Hamburg Port Authority

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  • Jöran Tesse
  • Ulrich Baldauf
  • Ingrid Schirmer
  • Paul Drews
  • Sebastian Saxe
This paper examines the influence of the Digital Twin paradigm on the concrete industry context that the Hamburg Port Authority operates in. In cooperation with the practitioner, we develop architectural extensions for a maturing Enterprise Architecture in the context of Internet of Things in the maritime logistics industry. We derive formalized learnings in the form of a Digital Twin metamodel and an architectural view that builds upon the SmartBrick paradigm from EA research, and introduces a Digital Twin layer to leverage the benefits of SmartBricks in strategic management of IoT cloud architectures.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication27th Annual Americas Conference on Information Systems, AMCIS 2021
Number of pages10
PublisherAIS eLibrary
Publication date2021
Article number1722
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-7336325-8-4
Publication statusPublished - 2021
Event27th American Conference on Information Systems 2021 - AMCIS 2021: Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Virtual
Duration: 09.08.202113.08.2021
Conference number: 27

    Research areas

  • Business informatics - digital twin, enterprise architecture management, maritime logistic industry