Thursday, December 6, 2012

Marco Annunziata — The next productivity revolution: The ‘industrial internet’

Today’s technological innovation is regarded by many as all about social media and entertainment, with no impact on economic growth. This column argues that such scepticism is premature. A closer look at selected industries suggests that the ‘industrial internet‘ – a network that binds together intelligent machines, software analytics and people – through accelerated adoption of sensors and software analytics, will have a powerful impact on productivity and growth.
The next productivity revolution: The ‘industrial internet’
Marco Annunziata | Chief Economist and Executive Director of Global Market Insight, General Electric Co.

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