Cat Plans New Data Analytics Lab at University of Illinois

The new lab will concentrate on the analysis of "big data" and will help Caterpillar and its customers deal with issues such as fleet management and equipment management

The News-Gazette

Caterpillar Inc. plans to open a new data analytics laboratory at the University of Illinois, The News-Gazette reported. The new lab will focus on analyzing data on areas such as fleet and equipment management, and will rely on university faculty and students for some of its work, according to Gwenne Henricks, Caterpillar's chief technology officer.

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