HP Inc. has launched a corporate venture unitÂ that will support early-stage companies with promising new technologies. The California-based computer hardware group also announced it had developed a production-ready 3D printing system. HP Tech Ventures will make strategic investments in disruptive technologies such asÂ 3D transformation, immersive computing, hyper-mobility, Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, and smart machines, Read More..
Oliver Bahns has moved from HP to T-Systems to take charge of the German telecommunications consultants’ global automotive connectivity business. Bahns, who has been global director automotive & aerospace at HP since 2008, is taking over as T-Systems senior vice president from Heinz Egeler, who for the past six months has held the position on Read More..
Siemens and Hewlett Packard have built a new vehicle design infrastructure that provides Nissan’s global R&D centers with improved access to the latest vehicle development data. The two technology companies said the infrastructure, which usesÂ a virtual desktop for engineering, letsÂ Nissan more easily manage itsÂ global vehicle design operations. The Japanese carmaker has already started using the Read More..
One of the bigger challenges IT and other technology-driven industries have faced for decades is how to attract more female engineers. Efforts to boost the relatively low number of women in engineering companies remain largely unsuccessful. The same holds true for the top management ranks. There are some exceptions. In the world of high tech, Read More..
HANOVER – Connected cars will generate more data than current IT systems can manage, an HP executive told the automotiveIT Congress here Thursday. Swen Postels, strategist and chief automotive technologist at Hewlett-Packard Germany, shared the stage with Benedikt Schonlau, who heads the active safety and light division of engineering specialist IAV. They discussed the growing Read More..
Hewlett Packard saidÂ last year that it would be splitting the technology company in two. Hewlett Packard Enterprise is set to handle hardware, software and services in the business market, while HP Inc will take over printer and PC businesses. Now, the company, which will continue to operate as HP throughout 2015, announced some of the Read More..
HANOVER — A senior HP executive warned Tuesday that the internet of things, which includes cars as participating devices, may consume more energy than the world can muster. “In five years, there will be 30 billion devices networked in the internet of things,” said Oliver Bahns, director automotive at HP Enterprise Services. “The energy requirement Read More..
More than halfway into a massive three-year project to transform IT at General Motors, Randy Mott is confident he’s making progress. The CIO, who joined the largest North American carmaker in February, 2012, cites advances on many fronts: â€¢ Following an agreement withHP,GM’s largest IT partner, in late 2012, Mott has brought the bulk of 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..
HP will host AVL’s SAP applications in a new hybrid cloud-based infrastructure. The US-based IT group said it has migrated a range of SAP applications used within AVL, deploying a cloud-based solution it says will boost the reliability of IT systems at the Austria-based company. AVL develops powertrain systems, markets engineering simulations and provides a Read More..