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Modeling the Integrated Grid

Modeling the Integrated Grid

How is the rapid changing electric power grid impacting your planning process? Electric utilities in the US and across the globe are facing a paradigm shift in how their grid is modeled and how to integrate new, high fidelity data. Following the US ...

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Software engineering for speed, quality and more innovation

Software engineering for speed, quality and more innovation

Did you read Geoffrey Moore´s 2015-book, "Zone to win" yet? If not, I really recommend to read it whatever business you are working in. The book discusses the importance of catching the right waves and not being caught by one by surprise. It also c ...

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Forecasting Maintenance Excellence

Forecasting Maintenance Excellence

Striking a good balance between the cost of maintenance and cost of failure is essential. Profit margins are under ever-increasing pressure making it impossible for companies to carry-on with their current operational expenditure. Ageing assets coupl ...

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Part 1 – Public transport vs cloud computing, or is it the same?

Part 1 – Public transport vs cloud computing, or is it the same?

I have recently moved back to London, and need to commute to the office every day. Having a car is exciting – I will have more control, I will be able to leave home as I please, and use it as much as I want so long as I remember to fill it w ...

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Powerful workflows – Integrating Insights

Powerful workflows – Integrating Insights

Increasing workflow efficiency is a key area of Asset Performance Management (APM). Poor information management is a hidden cost that can account for up to a fifth of operational budgets. New technology will enhance the existing workflows and create ...

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Houston status

As you all probably know, Hurricane Harvey has left a path of devastation in the greater Houston area in the United States.  In the Houston area, DNV GL has an office of several hundred colleagues, including many who support our Software activities. ...

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Qualitative VS Quantitative RBI: what are the benefits?

Qualitative VS Quantitative RBI: what are the benefits?

So, what’s the best approach Qualitative VS Quantitative RBI? DNV GL compared the implementation of qualitative and quantitative Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) on a specific project. When implementing RBI, engineers can typically choose to perform ...

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Sesam migrating to the cloud - To SaaS or not to SaaS

Sesam migrating to the cloud - To SaaS or not to SaaS

To SaaS or not to SaaS, that is a big question for both software developers and end users. Perhaps you struggle to understand what it is about as it is just "software technology"? Well, I will give it a try and explain it with some simple examples to ...

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Quiz: test your knowledge of pipeline incidents!

Quiz: test your knowledge of pipeline incidents!

In the USA, the 'Call Before You Dig' phone number is simply '811'.  So August 11 (8/11) is designated as National 811 Day!  The intent is to call attention to the need for anyone performing a dig to contact the local authorities, to prevent damag ...

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Beyond the Software: online Help for an online world

Beyond the Software: online Help for an online world

Gary Etzel In DNV GL - Software, our Customer Excellence team for the Pipeline Ecosystem is focused on providing our users with “an excellent customer experience”. We do this by ensuring that our software products are completely tested, thorou ...

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