(from KONGSBERG Blog published on 28 mars 2017 by Hege Skryseth) Finally, the day is here, the day we have been looking forward to and working towards since 2014. Kognifai is here.
Kognifai has the ability to create change in the industry.
What is kognifai™?
Usually, I would introduce kognifai™ by saying it is an open, innovation-driven platform that will accelerate digitalization within KONGSBERG and simplify the business transformation journey for our customers. And that is definitely true. However, I think Kognifai is much more than this short, rather technical description allows for. And even though it is an accurate and truthful description, you may be asking yourself what it actually means. Even I sometimes find it hard to wrap my head around the world of possibilities Kognifai creates.
Let me explain: A digital platform is often compared to a smartphone which you can adapt to your specific requirements by downloading the apps that fit your needs. However, Kognifai opens for more possibilities than merely offering a range of apps.
I see it more like a combined workshop and digital marketplace: It already contains a large variety of applications from a range of companies, which users can access and subscribe to as they see fit, but developers from large and small companies can – and do – use it to develop and collaborate on new applications. Moreover, all applications on the platform are integrated in a way that allows users to collect, store, combine, analyze and apply the data they generate.