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GE Digital collaborates with Microsoft and Teradata for sustainability solution development
via Flight Data Link , a solution developed with GE Digital , allows for the integration of additional operational and financial data sources via the airline industry ’ s data model , as well as powerful analytics to understand root cause of non-adherence to fuel saving opportunities . Bringing these capabilities together can help close the feedback loop with frontline personas outside the direct sphere of influence of the fuel team .
“ Sustainability is core to the future of the aviation industry ; our ambition is net zero by 2050 ,” said Andrew Coleman , General Manager of GE Digital ’ s Aviation Software . “ While new technologies are key to achieving that in the long term , we need to make progress now .”
GE Digital has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanditng ( MoU ) with Microsoft and Teradata to develop a solution designed to reduce carbon emissions . The three companies expect to begin to work together to develop an offering designed to help empower aircraft operators with the tools they need to record , report and reduce emissions .
The collaboration brings the software solutions of three leading companies together to target the challenge of reducing aviation emissions . GE Digital provides high-fidelity flight data and fuel efficiency analytics to identify specific opportunities to reduce fuel and emissions . Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability enables reporting across aircraft operation stakeholders through its common data model and streamlined data capture via Microsoft Sustainability Manager and a broad array of
BRINGING THESE CAPABILITIES TOGETHER CAN HELP CLOSE THE FEEDBACK LOOP WITH FRONTLINE PERSONAS OUTSIDE THE DIRECT SPHERE OF INFLUENCE OF THE FUEL TEAM .
calculation services . The Teradata Vantage multi-cloud data and analytics platform
The goal of the future solution will be to support recording , reporting and reducing emissions by breaking down silos with an integrated data model using actual data , not estimates . The new solution is intended to allow users to access a sustainability dashboard for accurate measurement of emissions and savings for Scope One , Two and Three reporting . In addition , the companies intend to deliver selfservice analytics to help users leverage predictive , prescriptive and actionable recommendations to make changes within the operation that reduce emissions and influence across the value chain .
“ Working with GE Digital will help us lead the pathway to enable sustainability solutions on Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability ,” said Elisabeth Brinton , CVP of Sustainability for Microsoft . “ Combining GE ’ s deep aviation expertise with the security , scale and resilience of the Microsoft Cloud will yield powerful insights for airlines to report , record and reduce emissions .” p
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