Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) and GE Digital announced an alliance to help organizations transform their manufacturing operations. The alliance combines the consulting services of EY US with the more than 100 years of manufacturing experience and rich digital technology of GE, they state.
As critical key performance indicators (KPIs) for the industry include the need for operational efficiency, quality management improvement, loss reduction and energy efficiency, the EY−GE Digital Alliance will provide solutions and guidance on ways to increase productivity while lowering costs, the partners believe.
Through this alliance, manufacturers can leverage support from EY US teams to implement and integrate GE Digital software to develop more data-driven manufacturing operations.
Scott Dixon, digital manufacturing leader, Ernst & Young LLP, said, “I am excited to see EY US and GE Digital joining forces to help manufacturers achieve their business outcomes building a fit-for-purpose enterprise manufacturing technology landscape. The EY−GE Digital Alliance will harness the combined power of technology, services and solutions, industry insights, system integration and consulting experience of the two organizations to optimize the value chain for companies throughout the industry.”
Richard Kenedi, GE Digital general manager, manufacturing and digital plant, added, “Software is mission-critical to accelerating transformation in industry today. The alliance brings together leaders in software solutions and technology services to help industrial companies solve their toughest challenges. Software supports corporate initiatives including continuous improvement, compliance, sustainability and global competitiveness. Companies want those solutions to be working quickly and efficiently so they can see fast time to value. Working with EY US creates that synergy needed to pursue business opportunities.”