A mere 14% of German IT bosses say their companies have adopted agile working methods, according to a new study. The main reason, 71% of them told IT service provider Citrix, is the aging infrastructure they were confronted with when they started their jobs. Another major factor was a lack of support from top management. Many Read More..
Nick Gill is leader of Capgemini’s Global Automotive practice. He has 25 years technology consulting experience, working with global manufacturing companies, including two stints at General Motors Europe. He is responsible for managing a portfolio of clients across OEMs, suppliers, and dealerships. Paul Fisher spoke to him about the trends and challenges facing the car industry and some Read More..
Audi IT has more than doubled its workforce in the last five years and is continuing to grow. And so is its budget. In an interview, CIO Mattias UlbrichÂ points out the new challenges that his operations have to meet, how he is Audiâ€™s capacity to innovate, and how heÂ has used agile methods to take cooperation Read More..
BMW, Audi, Daimler and Porsche are the the car companies that IT graduates would most like to work for, according to a new survey. But the trendence Graduate Barometer 2017 found that Google tops all other companies as the most attractive potential employer. The internet group continued in first place in the rankings, followed by Read More..
General Motors plans to hire about 1,000 IT specialists to staff a new Information Technology Innovation center near Atlanta, Georgia, in the southern part of the US. The hiring push will focus on software developers, project managers, database experts, business analysts and other IT professionals. Atlanta is one of four US IT centers. GM has Read More..
IBM is opening its first African research lab in Nairobi, where it will focus specifically on the problems and issues facing the continent. The US-based IT services group said the facility in the Kenyan capital will conduct research on how better IT systems can help make the public-sector more efficient; how Â big-city transportation and water Read More..
Last month’s carIT Congress in Frankfurt made clear once again the IT tasks ahead for the auto industry. Speakers from BMW, Bosch, Daimler, Ford and Volkswagen reviewed some of the innovations that will feature in the next generation of vehicles. Those novelties include access to the Cloud, car-to-car communications and a range of other new Read More..
BMW said it is recruiting people to fill 3,500 jobs this year, more than half of them in Germany. The German premium car maker said it is in particular looking for IT skills as it plans to expand its offering of electric vehicles and further develops its connected car vision. BMW Human Resources Chief Harald Read More..
Five new members have joined the MOST Cooperation.They are: Bang & Olufsen, Molex, Nippon Seiki, Toyoda Gosei und TTTech. MOST, which stands for Media-Oriented Systems Transport, sets the standard for multimedia and infotainment networking in the car. Sixteen carmakers and more than 60 component suppliers are members. The addition of the five new members “reflects Read More..