Industrial giant Hitachi is best known for making electronics gadgets and heavy machinery. Its annual turnover is just under $17 billion and it employs 335,000 people worldwide.
But the 107-year-old company is apparently taking a leaf out of its industrial rival General Electric’s book and creating a new digital business.
GE Digital is now one of the world’s top 10 software companies, and its industrial internet of things platform, Predix, has become ubiquitious. [Read more…] about Hitachi combines several business units to create $4 billion digital company