Digital Thread: Components

Provided by: Coursera

This course will help you recognize how the "digital thread" is the backbone of the digital manufacturing and design (DM&D) transformation, turning manufacturing processes from paper-based to digital-based.

Course Objectives:

  • To have a working understanding of the digital thread – the stream that starts at product concept and continues to accumulate information and data throughout the product’s life cycle – and identify opportunities to leverage it.

Recommended Background

  • Recommended for Leaders, Senior Management interested in bringing Changes using digital Manufacturing & design

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart Technology


University at Buffalo & The State University of New York

Employee Type

Leadership, Change Leaders

Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

9 hrs


$ 49/month

Can audit for free (no certification); Full Financial Aid Available for Certification