In a wide-ranging interview, General Electric Intelligent Platforms (GEIP) CIO and "Lean Leader" ("Lean" grew out Six Sigma to squeeze out defects except it focuses more on efficiency) Vince Campisi describes what life is like in a huge industrial giant like GE. How does the unit collaborate with other units when substantial business is generated internally? He also describe views on BYOD, big data, cloud and social media. GEIP is the industrial controls and automation arm of General Electric.
My recent wide-ranging discussion with General Electric Intelligent Platforms (GEIP) CIO and "Lean Leader" Vince Campisi touched on a dramatic application modernization, which calls for reducing the number of ERP and general ledger systems to essentially, one each. GEIP is a $1B industrial controls concern - embedded technology and automation - that heavily focuses on software. It also serves other GE units, thus deriving substantial internal business. The interview was by phone on Nov. 2. Part II of II.
I think this is the essence of leadership where IT expresses concern about the ongoing needs of end users versus trying to shove rigid rules down their throat. But I wonder if it's a bit altruistic when do more with less is bearing down.
The amount of data being used and created in business today is prolific creating big challenges for business of all sizes. This challenge is compounded in environments where both paper-based and electronic workflows are prevalent.
Thanks Richard for bringing this our attention...please let me know when you have a post you really like and you can post it as a Quick Read from our home page. And ping me so I can push it on social media. We are always on the lookout for great content. BTW, just saw your lead post Adrian Bridgwater, who's a regular blogger here. His most recent post leads our home page.
Many enterprises are looking to Managed Print Services (MPS) to help them better manage complex print environments. While MPS engagements help businesses optimize their infrastructure, manage their IT environment and improve overall workflow, the benefits of incorporating MPS into your enterprise extend beyond technology. MPS can help your organization reduce costs - both financial and environmental - lower the burden on IT staff and improve employee productivity.
Introducing and implementing an enterprise BYOD policy requires a thorough examination of several different factors, from allowed devices to supported user conveniences. Even with more mobile devices in the workplace, printed materials are still used across the enterprise, with an increasing number of these pages originating from mobile devices. According to IDC*, the “total U.S.
Take a look at about any office and there’s no question that that the number of mobile devices and cloud services used by employees have multiplied in recent years. The rapid expansion in the use of mobile devices is both a productivity boon and a complexity challenge --- especially when some products or services don’t work well with others.