HANOVER –Volkswagen CIO Martin Hofmann believes machine learning is coming into its own as a means to achieve significant digital innovation across all business areas. “Machine learning is no longer science fiction,” Hofmann told the automotiveIT Congress. “It’s here and its’s real.” The VW CIO also warned that automotive companies need to embrace artificial intelligence Read More..
This year’s automotiveIT Congress, which will take place March 23 in Hanover, will focus on one of the biggest challenges facing the global car industry: How to move to a more agile IT approach. The annual event, which is held during the CeBIT high-tech fair, brings together more than 500 automotive and IT executives to Read More..
HANOVER – Silicon Valley is the source of variousÂ new disruptive technologies and the auto industry should treat these “with respect,” BMW CIO Klaus Straub said Thursday. Carmakers are facing “dramatic changes,” Straub Â said in an address to the automotiveIT Congress here.Â “Digital disruption will happen in auto industry,” he said. As the industry addresses, some Read More..
The annual CeBIT fair, which takes place March 16 through 20, will have a strong focus on the biggest trends shaping the digital economy. The event, which is billed as the leading trade fair for IT and the digital economy, will be officially opened on Sunday, March 15, by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Also speaking Read More..
The automotiveIT Group will host its annual Congress during the CeBIT high-tech fair in Hanover March 19, 2015. The event will focus on the new role IT is playing in tomorrow’s car industry. It is the 7th time the automotiveIT Congress takes place in Germany. The conference brings together around 500 executives from the automotive Read More..
General Motors CIO Randy Mott is confident he’s making progress in his three-year drive to overhaul IT operations at North America’s largest automaker. In an interview with automotiveIT, Mott cited “a lot of blocking and tackling” he had to do in 2013, referring to the often unglamorous work handled by American football’s defense players Read More..
Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn, opening Europe’s biggest high-tech fair, strongly committed the automaker to a future of connected cars and more digitalization across the industry. In an opening address at the CeBIT fair in Hanover, Winterkorn said digital technologies will have a fundamental impact on the mobility of the future. Cars are already “mobile Read More..
The automotiveIT Congress will take place during the CeBIT high-tech fair in Hanover Thursday, March 13, with discussions set to focus on how IT is helping the auto industry adapt to new business realities. The one-day conference will feature a range of top speakers from the automotive and IT industries. Among them are Randy Mott, Read More..
Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn will Â be one of the speakers at the opening of this year’s CeBIT high-tech fair in Hanover March 9. Winterkorn will join German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron as opening speakers at the annual event. Britain is CeBIT’s official partner country this year. CeBIT, Europe’s biggest IT Read More..
HANOVER – Daimler CIO Michael Gorriz said the premium car maker wants to establish multiple connections with its customers, running from the initial information gathering through the car purchase to the actual use of the vehicle. In a joint presentation with Philipp Siemer, head of product marketing for Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz passenger car brand, Gorriz told Read More..