General Electric (GE) organises a long-established annual competition to highlight innovation and achievement within the business made via the use of ergonomics and human factors.
In our next webinar at 17:00 UK time on Wednesday 19 April 2017, listen to Gopal Ramachandran, GE Global Operations, based in Pittsburgh and Marita Gärdebro from Umeå, Sweden, discuss the process involved, the benefits and the competition itself, including the International Ergo Cup concluded in Orlando in March. Gopal is on the judging panel.
GE describes itself as a ‘Digital Industrial Company’, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. GE is organised around a global exchange of knowledge, the ‘GE Store’, through which each business shares and accesses the same technology, markets, structure and intellect.
GE’s headquarters are in Boston, Massachusetts, and the company is involved in the power & water, oil and gas, aviation, healthcare, transportation, financial services, medical devices, life sciences, pharmaceutical, automotive, software development and engineering industries.
For the webinar you will need a computer or device equipped for sound but no other specialist software.