GE Aviation Unifies Aviation Digital Expertise--ok

By CIOReview | Wednesday, March 9, 2016

CINCINNATI: GE Aviation, a leading provider of commercial and military jet engines, components and avionics, brings together all of the digital expertise across aviation by forming a digital organization to unify aviation industry experts into all-in-one business platform.

GE Aviation Digital is aiming to establish its own department within the firm to support the client operations across the aviation ecosystem. GE will equip its clients with an enhanced digital capability to unveil and thrive on new opportunities for amplifying and driving more productivity compared to traditional services. The company is planning to deliver industry standards for cloud computing which will allow them to bolster collaboration with customers to cater complex challenges in a most feasible way.

Following with GE's recent announcement establishing GE Digital led by Bill Ruh, CDO of GE Aviation and Jim Daily, president and CDO, Engineering and Technology for GE Aviation will be responsible for the technology and business growth for the digital platforms and portfolio within GE Aviation.

GE, the world’s leading software-defined machines and solutions provider, is advancing its data and analytics technologies to bring evolution in Predix cloud platform for the industrial internet. The firm will provide a backbone to create innovative applications that will transform real-time operational data into actionable insights in a more easy and viable way. It enables customers to leverage the data science, domain expertise, and software capabilities of aviation sector to increase productivity and reduce down time. In addition, the company facilitates digital solutions and electrical power systems for aircraft industry.

“Over the past two years, we have shown the significant benefit that GE Aviation can provide customers by combining our depth of aviation product knowledge with the rapidly growing technologies around digital and analytics,” says David Joyce, president and CEO of GE Aviation. Further he adds, “We have only taken our first steps in this journey and the GE Aviation Digital organization will be the driving force to achieve aggressive goals for operational value for our customers.”