Guide Concept

This project will introduce the ThingWorx Data Model.

Following the steps in this guide, you will consider data interactions based on the user needs, specific user requirements that might need to be covered, in addition to considering modularity, reusability and future updates.

We will teach you how to think about a properly-constructed foundation, which will allow your application to be scalable, flexible, and more secure.


Guide Info

Level Getting Started
Est. Time 30 Minutes
Published Aug 20, 2020
Author Jason Wyatt

You'll learn how to

  • Utilize the function of a data model for your IoT application
  • Conceptualize data model components, including Thing, Thing Shape and Thing Template
  • Design ThingWorx interaction with connected devices
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Things used in this guide


This guide may be completed within any environment where you have access to the ThingWorx Foundation server.

This includes both the hosted evaluation server, as well as the downloadable trial.

Software components:
Previous knowledge