Category Archives: GE

GE’s Bill Ruh on Big Data: The most interesting thing happening to our machines in a long time

Bill Ruh, VP of software at GE,  discusses the foundational changes that big data is bringing to the industrial world through sensor data and the myriad real-time measurements that are now possible. He looks at the impact of collecting more data … Continue reading

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7 Observations from the Big Data Innovation Summit

The Innovation Enterprise events group put together recently the second annual Big Data Innovation Summit in Boston. Here are a few of the highlights of the first day: Banana production in Central America is twice the rate of trash production in New … Continue reading

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The Googlization of GE

The machines are taking over big data. In 2008, the number of things connected to the Internet exceeded the number of people on Earth, according to Cisco. Last year, IDC estimated that in 2020, there will be 26 times more connected things than people. … Continue reading

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Edd Dumbill on the Internet of Things and Data Science

Edd Dumbill, VP Strategy, Silicon Valley Data Science: “There’s cultural change, we see that with data analytics. Tools are half of the problem, culture is the other.”

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Big Data Quotes of the Week

“I asked Hammond to predict what percentage of news would be written by computers in 15 years. At first he tried to duck the question, but with some prodding he sighed and gave in: ‘More than 90 percent.’” Steven Levy … Continue reading

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