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Digitalization and software solutions

Digital solutions for managing risk and improving safety and asset performance for ships, pipelines, plants, offshore structures, electric grids, smart cities and more. Our open industry platform, cyber security and software solutions support business-critical activities across many industries, including maritime, energy and healthcare.

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Simulation-based pipeline operator training

Simulation-based pipeline operator training

In this blog post, Mark Bolze explains the value of simulation-based pipeline operator training and how it better prepares pipeline operators for real-world scenarios. Mark, who is based in our Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania office, is a Principal Simul ...

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Phast/Safeti 8.4 is available now

Phast/Safeti 8.4 is available now

After several months of development, I'm pleased to be able to say that Phast and Safeti 8.4 is available now.  It's been a monumental effort by the team, so to be able to write this post and see the release email go out this morning is extremely ex ...

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Bayesian network models - An engineer’s best friend

Bayesian network models - An engineer’s best friend

In this blog post, Tom Gilmour examines the fundamentals of Bayesian statistics and why Bayesian methods may well become an engineer’s best friend when managing physical assets such as pipelines and analyzing the “why” of a situation. ...

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Enterprise Risk Management

Enterprise Risk Management

A capable Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) framework enables utilities to better understand and evaluate asset health, facilitating the decision-making process around the allocation of investment required to mitigate asset risk. In this blog post, Tr ...

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Critical regulator station failure

Critical regulator station failure

Gas distribution systems operate differently during different times. What is considered “critical” today might be less critical in the future. In this blog post, Corey Rice advises pipeline planners and engineers on how to answer the question of ...

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Synergi Gas Time Varying Module

Synergi Gas Time Varying Module

DNV GL's Synergi Gas Time Varying Module (TVM) enables you to perform a series of consecutive steady-state analyses to simulate the changes in your network over time. In this blog post, Alex Hollis provides a detailed look at this modeling tool and i ...

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Why engineers can be tough customers for machine learning based solutions

Why engineers can be tough customers for machine learning based solutions

While the benefits of digital transformation, machine learning, and AI are widely accepted, adoption of these technologies, especially in the pipeline and gas utilities industries, has been slow. Tom Gilmour explores ‘why’ and ‘what’ makes these industries so cautious to adopt these technologies. ...

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Achieving effective digital transformation through business centricity

Achieving effective digital transformation through business centricity

It seems that all too often, I have read or listened to customer accounts of “digital transformations” that have disappointed or failed to live up to the hype that has accompanied them. This has been at odds with my perception that we stand at th ...

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An update on Phast/Safeti 8.4

An update on Phast/Safeti 8.4

It's been a couple of months since my last blog post, providing some details of the next release of Phast and Safeti, version 8.4.  A lot has happened in those two months, so I thought it would be a good idea to provide an update. In my last post ...

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Building platform-based applications, breaking down the monolith

Building platform-based applications, breaking down the monolith

We at DNV GL are on a journey to transform our suite of world-class products that are currently deployed as unique desktop applications to a platform-based Pipeline ecosystem of interacting business applications. Hold on – that’s a very buzzword ...

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