HANOVER — One thing was clear at the 2012 automotiveDAY conference: IT is quickly becoming one of the major differentiators in the competition between the world’s car brands. Until recently, IT was mostly seen as way to reduce costs and boost efficiency. But in addresses to the conference, IT directors outlined how the services they Read More..
HANOVER â€“Daimler has decided to adopt a dual approach to mobile end-user devices in recognition of the diversity of its employees. The German premium car group expects that so-called user-owned devices will increasingly be used for business purposes. Hence, it will allow these devices to carry a limited amount of company data and will give Read More..
A senior T-Systems executive said Thursday that Cloud computing is quickly becoming a mainstream part of corporate IT strategies. “Cloud computing has by now grown up,” said Luz Mauch, senior vice president automotive at T-Systems. The Cloud is no longer a new and unknown business IT opportunity. T-Systems, the business services division of Deutsche Telekom, Read More..
HANOVER â€“ BMW executives see huge possibilities to add a wealth of new in-car infotainment functions, but they agreed that selectivity is key. â€œThe possibilities are endless but we need to focus on what makes sense from the point of view of usefulness for the customer,â€ said Hildegard Wortmann, senior vice president product management at Read More..
HANOVER â€“ Audi on Thursday reaffirmed its vision of ever more integration between the automotive and IT industries. â€œWeâ€™re not just bringing the internet into the car, weâ€™re bringing the car into the internet,â€ said Audi board member Axel Strotbek. Speaking at the annual automotiveDAY conference during the CeBIT high-tech fair here, Strotbek said Audi Read More..
The fourth annual automotiveDAY conference will focus on the role of IT in fostering growth in the auto industry. Speakers will focus on a range of topics, including the role of IT in boosting growth in the industry; how Cloud computing benefits global companies; the outlook for mobile IT; and how IT consolidation can lower Read More..