DIGITAL DISTRUPTION FOR INDUSTRY

Have you been following digital disruption for industry? G.E. is betting on "industrial Internet" bringing digital intelligence to the physical world of industry as never before. They are moving toward objects that predict and respond to change. GE is putting sensors on everything, be it a gas turbine or a hospital bed. The mission of the engineers at G.E.'s software center in San Ramon, is to design the software for gathering data, and the clever algorithms for sifting through it for cost savings and productivity gains. Some industrial projects are already underway. If you would like more information, read, G.E. Looks to Industry for the Next Digital Disruption by Steve Lohr, NY Times, November 24, 2012.

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