Internet of Things

Move Over Lean Six Sigma, Here Come Smart Operations – GE Reports

The digital transformation of manufacturing is forcing industrial companies to get smart. A trend toward “Smart Operations” has become an industry-wide priority, like Lean Six Sigma was in the 1990s, argues Charlie Chung, senior marketing manager with UPS Supply Chain Solutions. What’s your company’s IQ? It sounds like an industrial-strength bad joke. But for manufacturers, …

FDT Group Connecting the Intelligent Enterprise – Mission

From the outset, the FDT Group and its members worldwide have shared a common goal: Open integration of control systems and instrumentation in multi-vendor, multi-network technology environments, with the resulting benefits of freedom of choice, reduced integration costs and, most…

How Manufacturers Can Monetize IoT Analytics (Part 2) | Cognizant

By understanding the needs of both customers inside the organization and across their stakeholder ecosystem, manufacturers can effectively gather and apply insights from instrumented devices at the edge of their networks to generate monetization opportunities that inform cost-containment or revenue-generation initiatives...

India’s Massive Reliance Industries Holding Just Said It Would Build Apps On GE’s Predix – GE Reports

Reliance Industries, India’s country’s second-largest publicly traded company, said today it will start using Predix, GE’s cloud-based operating system for the Industrial Internet to optimize its operations and write applications for customers. Reliance said that it would partner with GE to develop Predix apps for the oil and gas, fertilizer, power, healthcare, telecom and other industries …

GE Takes Predix From The Cloud To The Edge – GE Reports

It’s been a year since GE opened Predix, its operating system for the Industrial Internet, to outside companies. Since then, it has enabled engineers to write apps, harvest data from trains, planes, power plants and other technology and send that data to the cloud for analysis. For example, Schindler Group, one of the world’s biggest …