Cross-industry collaboration to create digital TIC services


Elevation through partnerships

Throughout our 140-year history, innovation has been in our DNA. But partnerships can help us to elevate our products and services, as well as invent new and future-proof technology to benefit customers.

Expertise across many sectors

We are proudly partnering with Microsoft to develop new digital Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) services.

The collaboration will integrate Microsoft’s cross-industry expertise, advanced data solutions and productivity platforms with our global network and leading industry competence to develop innovative solutions for TIC industry customers.

Aligning with customers and megatrends

The partnership further aligns us with customer demand and the key TIC megatrends – connectivity, nutrition, health and wellness, sustainability and climate, infrastructure and consumer empowerment.

On this journey, we are continually evolving into a more sustainable, digital and data-driven company.

The perfect partner, purpose and goals

By connecting data with processes and customers, as well as improving the user experience through design thinking, the Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI), we aim to personalize the customer experience and interlink our suppliers, partners and customers to provide digital, end-to-end solutions.

This is reflected in our strategic ambitions to generate 20% of revenue through digital services, 50% through Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable (FAIR) data, and 30% through AI-enhanced services.

Microsoft is the ideal partner to help us realize these goals.

Realize your full potential

The new collaboration will enable us to develop and innovate data, IoT and AI-based TIC services that are sustainable and inclusive, helping our customers to realize their full potential.

What we say about the partnership

Frankie Ng, CEO, SGS, says: “We are proud to announce a partnership with the leading technology company to accelerate our digital strategy. Microsoft is the natural partner for SGS, the world’s leading TIC company.

“Together, we will leverage our combined expertise and accelerate our digitalization to enable a better, safer and more interconnected world.

“This collaboration adds a significant level of competence to the Group and allows us to offer more comprehensive and complex, high value-added services to our customers.”

Oren Ryngler, CPO, Digital Transformation Platform Group, Microsoft, adds: “The potential impact of digital technologies for the TIC industry is substantial.

“By betting on the Microsoft Cloud as a platform for transformation and innovation, SGS will accelerate progress toward its ambitions, and together we will have a significant impact on our mutual customers across industries.”

We see the power in partnerships, we can help you as a team. Learn more here.



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