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Top blog posts in 2016

Top blog posts in 2016

2016 was a great year for us in DNV GL – we started our digitalisation programme, engaged on the new ecosystems and wrote many blog posts! These posts are that you liked the most. Please see below a list of the Top blog posts in 2016: January 2016 ...

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Greetings from the North Pole!

Greetings from the North Pole!

Our colleague Tom Gilmour, head of Product Strategy for DNV GL - Software, recently received this letter from a satisfied customer, and we thought you would like to see it.  Enjoy! Hi! Santa here; just wanted to give an update on how the tran ...

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Mixed and virtual reality for engineering applications - Hololens and Oculus Rift

Mixed and virtual reality for engineering applications - Hololens and Oculus Rift

Our company was lucky to get hold on a couple of Microsoft Hololens devices short time ago. Perhaps we were one of the first companies in Norway? A couple of weeks later I was lucky to try out yet another device as well. This time the Oculus Rift ...

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Digitalization: it doesn't eliminate the need for smart people

Digitalization: it doesn't eliminate the need for smart people

Tormod Svensen The following reflections come to you from Tormod Svensen, who is the Director of Digital Transformation at DNV GL - Software.  He is leading the effort to turn the DNV GL 2020 Digitalization strategy into a reality, for the benefi ...

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Optimize your hull forms with minimum wave added resistance

Optimize your hull forms with minimum wave added resistance

The new framework of the global economy has stimulated and expanded the shipbuilding- and shipping-industries. At the same time, environmental concerns and green shipping concepts have put more pressure and demands on designers to minimize the energy ...

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Digitalization, digital twins and cyber-physical systems...what's in it for us?

Digitalization, digital twins and cyber-physical systems...what's in it for us?

In a recent article, I wrote a bit about technology waves and the difficulty we experience when we have to decide on jumping onto a wave or just letting it pass by. Actually, the same applies to all the buzz-words you face when working in the tech-in ...

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Sesam + AVEVA. Inspiring insight in another software company!

Sesam + AVEVA. Inspiring insight in another software company!

This post is written my colleague David Engerberg in our Sesam Support & QA unit. I recently attended the 2016 AVEVA User Meeting in Malmö, Sweden, where I also had a presentation about Sesam. AVEVA is recognized as one of the world’s leadi ...

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Sea state parameters impact on acceleration response of a semisubmersible

Sea state parameters impact on acceleration response of a semisubmersible

A semisubmersible is designed to operate in harsh environments in operational and temporary conditions. In this context, it becomes essential to understand how different accelerations impact the integrity of the structure. For example, floating str ...

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Support for API RP 2A-WSD 22nd edition and AISC 335-89 in Sesam GeniE

Support for API RP 2A-WSD 22nd edition and AISC 335-89 in Sesam GeniE

In this blog post we want to inform you about the latest updates regarding beam and tubular joint capacity checks introduced in Sesam GeniE version V7.1-12. It is a follow-up on a recent post we had about support for NORSOK N-004 Rev.3. The article i ...

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One of the most memorable lessons

One of the most memorable lessons

The idea of this months blog post came after a discussion with my good colleague Mohamed Dessoukey in our New Orleans office. We had a discussion related to topics such as "white box testing" and "black box testing" of software applications. Here it ...

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