Classification society DNV GL is establishing a Digital Solutions organization by consolidating its digital business across the group.
By creating the Digital Solution organization, consisting of 1,000 personnel, the company intends to “leverage the full potential of an increasingly digital world.”
“The new organization will optimize its expertise capture the opportunities that lie in data sharing, advanced analytics, automation, and machine learning as well as addressing challenges related to data quality and security,” according to the company.
“Data is the raw material of the 21st century. It is the foundation and driver of the digital transformation and forms the basis of value creation…. (T)o stimulate innovation, we are consolidating our digital assets and resources in our new Digital Solutions organization,” Remi Eriksen, Group President and CEO of DNV GL, commented.
As explained, the new organization will absorb DNV GL Software – a vendor of trusted third party software, solving technical and operational challenges related to industrial assets within the oil and gas, renewable and maritime industries. The new organization will also oversee the running of the newly created Veracity platform designed to extrapolate meaning from the user’s data and serve as a source for the application of DNV GL software products, particularly software-as-a-service.
The company added that Elisabeth Heggelund Tørstad will be heading the new Digital Solutions business.