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Posted February 21, 2012 by

300 Jobs Coming to New Technology Center in New Orleans

New IT jobs are coming to New Orleans.

How do you keep a big company nimble? One answer is innovation and the mining of big data. “In our company right now we are investing heavily in developing software to make our things have bigger brains,” GE Chief Marketing Officer Beth Comstock said at the American Competitiveness summit held in Washington, DC, last week. “There’s too much value at stake for us to leave it behind. The sharing of data is going to lead us to some great insights.” (more…)

Posted February 15, 2012 by

American Jobs Dependent on Global Markets

The U.S. should keep an eye on global markets in an effort to create more jobs and boost the economy.

The numbers tell the story. Some 95 percent the world’s population lives outside the United States. The rapidly growing emerging markets will account for half of the world’s GDP within the next three years. (more…)

Posted January 25, 2012 by

U.S. Manufacturing Jobs to Come From $1 Billion Investment in High-Tech Plants

Millions of Americans go online to look for a new job. Now GE is using the same technology that forms the backbone of the Internet to open new U.S. manufacturing jobs. (more…)

Posted November 29, 2011 by

New Global Software Headquarters in Bay Area to Hire 400 Software Engineers

GE has announced what would be a new dynamo powering this growth: a new Global Software Center, located in San Ramon, California. The center will hire and house 400 software engineers and other professionals developing digital tools that gather and analyze the millions of gigabytes of data generated by controls, sensors, computers and other parts of the brains of industrial machines. These tools will predict and respond to changes, and guide customers in how to best use their assets.

To learn more about the new facility and software engineering positions at GE, check out the most recent post on GE Reports: