On July 1st 2016, Kongsberg Digital has its first day as a fully operational subsidiary of KONGSBERG. The newly established company is an important step in KONGSBERG’s strategy to be a leading integrated digital solutions provider providing the next generation of digitalized products and services. With more than 500 software experts, the company will be a leading industrial software environment.
“Technologies such as Internet of Things, Big Data, automation and robotics will lead to significant changes. Already being a digital group and an industry leader within sensor technology, electronics, software development and big data processing. We have a strong platform to develop the next generation of digital products and services that will provide significant changes to processes and business models of the industry”, says Hege Skryseth, President of Kongsberg Digital.
“Digital gives unprecedented amounts of opportunities. An increasing amount of industries and companies are experiencing rapid changes and digital disruption. Many see this as a great opportunity that can transform their operations and offerings”, says Skryseth.
Kongsberg Digital will also be a focal point for the Group’s digital offering, ensuring leading digital development and competence across KONGSBERG. In addition the new subsidiary will be responsible for new technology alliances.
“We will work closely with a number of leading experts in the digital domain in developing industrial solutions and services. I think there’s a significant potential in sharing technology developments cross-industry and also looking outside industrial development”, says Skryseth.