General Electric clearly sees advantage in becoming the ringleader of a vast array of data-analytics services.
Proficy Historian HD is GE’s way of bringing Apache Hadoop to its strategy of an “Industrial Internet.”
The software will flow structured and unstructured operational data through a single dashboard.
Sensors linked to analytics and diagnostic software could help companies like Boeing solve crises more quickly.
GE wants industries to combine analytics tools and sensors with machines and old-school manufacturing.