Guide Concept

This project will introduce the ThingWorx Foundation Data Model.

Following the steps in this guide, you will consider data interactions based on user needs and requirements, as well as application modularity, reusability, and future updates.

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


Guide Info

Level Getting Started
Est. Time 30 Minutes
Published Mar 18, 2021
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 Foundation 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:
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This guide is part of a Learning Path. We've curated other guides relevant to this one to help you learn and get up to speed as quickly as possible.
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390 Minutes
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Design and Implement Data Models to Enable Predictive Analytics

Design and implement your data model, create logic, and operationalize an analytics model.

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