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Data Scientists Should be Industries' First Round Draft Picks
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Data Scientists Should be Industries' First Round Draft Picks

With football season in full swing, I started thinking about how Big Data is leading both sports and industrial teams to victory. This idea originally came to me when I saw a “60 Minutes” episode almost 10 years ago entitled, “The Secret of Their NFL Success.” In this segment, Bill Belichick and John Fox, two NFL head coaches, described how they were using software to analyze their teams and opponents. The difference over the past decade,...

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Recirculation Valve Underperforms & Lube Oil Tank Sensor Transmits Inaccurate Levels
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Recirculation Valve Underperforms & Lube Oil Tank Sensor Transmits Inaccurate Levels

Predictive monitoring of critical rotating and non-rotating equipment is important for successful plant operation. Two end users benefited from this type of real-time monitoring of their critical assets. They were alerted to small abnormalities that could have escalated to expensive interruptions, helping maintenance personnel take a more preventive approach. Pumps & Systems

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GE’s AXISPro Enables Faster, More Cost-Effective Development of Sophisticated Multiprocessor HPEC Applications

HUNTSVILLE, AL.—NOVEMBER 12, 2014—GE’s Intelligent Platforms business (NYSE: GE) today announced Release 6.1 of its AXISPro advanced multiprocessor application development environment. Designed to ease and speed the development of sophisticated applications for advanced high performance embedded computing (HPEC) applications, and so reduce risk and time-to-market, AXISPro now benefits from new features that improve scalability...

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Integrating traditional IT services into cloud computing
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The future of computing is in the cloud

Military & Aerospace Electronics, November 2014 Issue ~ Interview with GE Intelligent Platform's Todd Stiefler, Senior Product Manager for embedded services & software and Rubin Dhillon, Global Marketing Director. Military and commercial data networking experts are improving the reliability, security, and availability of cloud computing to facilitate use and reduce costs. READ FULL ARTCILE

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GE CEO Talks Economy, CIOs & Tech
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GE CEO Talks Economy, CIOs & Tech

I heard GE's Jeffrey Immelt speak last week, and I thought our IT community members would like to hear what the CEO of a $150 billion-a-year company is thinking about the economy, technology, and the role of the CIO. If anyone is trying to sell you on the diminished role for the CIO, IT organization, or technology pro, read on for a counterview. The context: Immelt was speaking to IT leaders at a user conference for GE Intelligent Platforms,...

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Is 1% Improvement Boring, Or a Breakthrough
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Is 1% Improvement Boring, Or a Breakthrough

To tap the Internet of Things, CIOs need to bridge the gap between the culture of griding out small wins and the Silicon Valley disrupt-or-nothing mindset. InformationWeek

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From Asset and System Monitoring to Enterprise Optimization

The GE Software Center of Excellence (CoE) in San Ramon, California, employs more than 1,000 people developing enabling technologies for the Industrial Internet. "Four years ago, GE made a major investment, doubling down, because it saw big opportunities," said John Magee, CoE chief marketing officer, who spoke to a packed room at the GE Intelligent Platforms 2014 User Summit in Orlando, Florida. "There's been a particularly good collaboration...

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Leadership Enables Right Decisions on Sea and in Oil Fields

The differences between operating a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier group and a partnership between GE and Chevron to recover oil and gas are more than skin deep. However, they also have many data, communications and performance needs in common, so the skills and leadership needed to accomplish both successfully are also very similar. "It's all about getting the right information to the right people at the right time, so they can make the best...

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Manufacturing in a World of Pervasive Data
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Manufacturing in a World of Pervasive Data

The GE Brilliant Factory vision is based on creating a "digital thread," a data supply chain that runs from a product's conception through design, to the field and back again (for repair, recycling or remanufacturing) in a closed-loop process. "The biggest challenge in connecting to the digital thread is culture," said Paul Boris, CIO ‒ advanced manufacturing strategy at GE. "People need to think differently about these...

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Novotek Combines GE’s Electronic Work Instructions with Google Glass™
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Novotek Combines GE’s Electronic Work Instructions with Google Glass™

Innovation prize awarded to GE solution provider at Scanautomatic 2014, Nordic region’s largest manufacturing trade exposition Based on GE’s Proficy™ Workflow, new innovation allows operators to keep hands free while having the right information, anywhere, anytime Solution demonstrated to attendees at GE’s Intelligent Platforms User Summit: Making the Industrial Internet Real ORLANDO, FL — OCTOBER 29, 2014 —...

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GE’s Mark VIeS Safety Management System Receives exida 2014 Safety Award
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GE’s Mark VIeS Safety Management System Receives exida 2014 Safety Award

Mark VIeS leverages GE’s rich history of critical process control Demonstrates ability to play a key role in the making the world a safer place Excels in meeting functional safety standards CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — OCTOBER 29, 2014 —GE’s Intelligent Platforms business (NYSE: GE) today announced that its exida certified Mark VIeS Safety Management System received the exida 2014 Safety Award in the Logic Solver category. The...

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GE Delivers Real-time, Actionable Business Intelligence Capabilities with New Industrial Internet Solution Powered by Webalo
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GE Delivers Real-time, Actionable Business Intelligence Capabilities with New Industrial Internet Solution Powered by Webalo

Proficy® Scorecard connects business intelligence to operational awareness Real-time mobile access to critical data helps users monitor the business parameters that you care about most while driving down to the operational details to make operations more efficient Powered by Webalo and enabled by Proficy Mobile, solution combines Proficy data with other enterprise applications for a panoramic view of the business CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA —...

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Virtualization Coming Soon to a Controller Near You

Just as virtualization technology transformed the IT landscape and crept into the supervisory and execution layers of many a manufacturing facility, it's now poised to invade real-time controls, too. "The technology is inevitable, and it's coming sooner than you think," said Rich Carpenter, chief technology strategist for GE Intelligent Platforms, in his presentation "Virtualization of Control in the Era of Software-Designed Machines" today at...

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Visible Data Means Operations Excellence
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Visible Data Means Operations Excellence

Seeing is believing, and bringing operational information into the light makes it usable by everyone in an enterprise—allowing them all to make faster, more productive decisions. This enhanced awareness was especially useful at GE Lighting, which recently reinvented itself to transition from manufacturing millions of homogenous, incandescent light bulbs to developing tailored, LED lighting solutions for its many customers. Similarly, Coca-Cola...

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GE Launches Proficy Monitoring & Analytics Suite 2.0
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GE Launches Proficy Monitoring & Analytics Suite 2.0

At its User Summit: Making the Industrial Internet Real, in Orlando, GE’s Intelligent Platforms business announced the launch of a new version of the Proficy Monitoring & Analysis Suite (PMAS), which integrates its industrial data historian, Proficy Historian, with its advanced analytics capabilities, Proficy SmartSignal. The new offering also uses GE’s Predix platform for the Industrial Internet. Design World

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