Digital Enterprise

  • bearingpoint.automotiveIT
    Article

    Poll: Companies slow to implement predictive plant maintenance

    2018-01-25T15:45:33Z

    Manufacturing companies cite IT security and costs as main barriers to implementing predictive maintenance. (Photo: Fraunhofer IGD) Most industrial companies believe in a major role for predictive maintenance, but very few have already commissioned projects, according to a new study by BearingPoint. The consultants found that 84 pc of ...

  • Blackberry.automotiveIT
    Article

    Blackberry, Baidu to cooperate on autonomous technology

    2018-01-04T12:13:06Z

    Blackberry wants its QNX operating system to to be at the heart of autonomous vehicles (Photo: Blackberry) Blackberry and Baidu will work together to speed up the development of connected and autonomous vehicle technology. The two companies said they had signed a letter of intent to make Blackberry's QNX ...

  • tomtom-generic
    Article

    TomTom study: Tech investments often not successful

    2017-12-18T12:58:00Z

    Companies cite a lack of consulting help and insufficient in-house resources as the main reasons for unsatisfactory tech investments. Many companies feel their technology investments miss the mark, according to a study by TomTom Telematics. A poll of 400 executives with German companies found that, in ...

  • Screen-Shot-2017-12-05-at-12.01.33-PM
    Article

    ERP systems slow to embrace AI

    2017-12-18T12:52:00Z

    A look at how major enterprise-resource-planning system providers are adapting their technology for artificial intelligence.

  • cultural-change
    Article

    Survey: CIOs keen to lead digital transformation

    2017-12-18T12:39:00Z

    CIOs see complexity and legacy systems as the main barrier to digital transformation. Corporate CIOs are eager to play a strategic role in the digitization of their companies, according to a new survey. They also want to broaden their responsibilities beyond the traditional role of caretaker ...

  • bentley. automotiveIT
    Article

    Bentley appoints Fontaine board member for digitalization, IT

    2017-10-21T12:55:51Z

    Fontaine joins Bentley from Porsche North America (Photo: Bentley) The Volkswagen group, in a broad management reshuffle at Bentley, appointed Astrid Fontaine to the position of board member responsible for human resources, digitalization and IT at the Britain-based luxury brand. Fontaine, currently in charge of HR, culture and innovation ...

  • schaeffler.automotiveIT
    Article

    Germany's Schaeffler buys machine data specialist

    2017-10-11T19:19:06Z

    Schaeffler says the acquisition of autinity will help it to further develop its digital agenda (Photo: Schaeffler) Schaeffler has acquired autinity systems, a specialist company in digital machine data recording and evaluation, in a move designed to give the German automotive supplier added expertise in digital manufacturing technologies. Schaeffler ...

  • siemens.automotiveIT
    Article

    Siemens China to spearhead robotics push

    2017-09-18T11:42:52Z

    China is one of the largest R&D locations worldwide for Siemens (Photo: Siemens) Siemens will concentrate its global research into autonomous robotics in China, acknowledging the country’s growing expertise in high-tech manufacturing areas. As part of its decision, the German engineering group also entered into a partnership with Tsinghua ...

  • audi.automotiveIT
    Feature

    Audi CIO: "A bit faster is always a bit better"

    2017-09-16T13:12:00Z

    Matthias Ulbrich has overseen an increase in agile working methods and a growth of the IT staff at Audi as the carmaker undertakes a growing number of digital projects.

  • SAP.automotiveIT
    Article

    ZF opts for SAP software for HR, finance, purchasing

    2017-09-08T09:21:00Z

    Following its acquisition of TRW in 2015, ZF needs an integrated IT system landscape (Photo: ZF) SAP said ZF Friedrichshafen will adopt a range of software products to streamline human resources, finance and purchasing operations. The business software group said ZF, one of the world’s Top ...