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How GE Transportation Uses “Digital Thread” to Connect the Business

Published: 17 July 2019

ID: G00403489

Analyst(s): Supply Chain Community Contributors, Pierfrancesco Manenti


GE Transportation uses what it calls “digital thread” to better connect and integrate different business functions throughout the organization. The first step for GE Transportation involved standardizing and using a simple set of applications that do these functions. Next, it built integrations and interfaces between them. GE Transportation needed to simplify, but it also needed to identify data gaps.

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