Digitalization: the 'new industrial revolution'
The most significant changes in the energy sector since the Industrial Revolution are upon us. DNV GL talks to CEO of VDE, Ansgar Hinz about some of the biggest issues currently affecting the energy market: the need for interconnectivity; the impact of digitalization; and the continued threat against cyber security.
In this informative interview, Ansgar predicts how businesses will adapt to this drive towards digitalization and increased interconnectivity. He discusses the inevitable issues arising from an increasing number of platforms connecting; a greater number of sensors; machine learning and automated systems. Ansgar also shares his views on the steps required to manage mass data; and explains the solutions which will help us to do this most effectively. Finally, Ansgar discusses how cyber-crime is evolving; and how cross border connectivity will change the way we combat cyber-attacks in the future.
This interview was hosted by Mathias Steck, Executive Vice President Asia Pacific,
DNV GL – Energy.