Big Data & Analytics

  • thyssenkrupp.automotiveIT
    Article

    automotiveIT Congress: ThyssenKrupp IT undergoing total change

    2015-03-19T13:39:27Z

    Muehleck and Grabmair jointly outlined the far-reaching IT changes at ThyssenKrupp (Photo: Claus Dick) Information technology is crucial at ThyssenKrupp as the steel and engineering group aims to be a trailblazer for need-based management of services. ThyssenKrupp, which has a sizeable automotive division, is undergoing a total change process ...

  • vw.automotiveIT
    Article

    automotiveIT magazine: Visiting VW's new data lab

    2015-02-26T16:17:54Z

    Volkswagen recently opened a new data lab in the trendy Schwabing section of Munich. automotiveIT's Hilmar Dunker paid a visit and discovered a research facility with a singular focus on implementing digital innovations across the VW Group. "We want to bring  big data and advanced analytics into the company ...

  • automotive strategy book.automotiveIT
    Feature

    automotiveIT publishes book about car industry's future

    2014-12-21T18:30:15Z

    MUNICH ”“ Germany's Media-Manufaktur has published a book that provides an in-depth look at how the world's biggest car companies are preparing for an era of new mobility. The German business publisher, parent company of automotiveIT and automotiveIT international, said the new 88-page ”“ English-language ”“ book is titled “ ...

  • emc.automotiveIT
    Article

    Study: Industry revenue is hit by data losses

    2014-12-09T15:53:13Z

    An EMC poll shows that unplanned downtime and data losses cost companies money (Graphic: EMC) German companies and larger public organizations have posted 33.6 billion euros less revenue in the past 12 months because they have lost data as a result of a technical problem, according to a new ...

  • bmw.automotiveIT
    Article

    BMW on track with efforts to reduce energy consumption in plants

    2014-11-12T15:33:23Z

    At BMW's Spartanburg plant, more than 80 production units and robots have smart meters (Photo: BMW) BMW is on track with efforts to lower the amount of energy it needs to build cars, with energy consumption per vehicle dropping 31 percent between 2006 and 2013. By 2020, the Munich-based ...

  • ibm.automotiveIT
    Article

    IBM, SAP to cooperate on cloud-based business services

    2014-10-20T17:55:34Z

    SAP will use IBM data centers to offer business services to its customers  (Photo: IBM) IBM will start offering SAP infrastructure services to companies as part of a new strategic partnership between the US IT group and the German business software company. Under the pact, IBM will become ...

  • KIT.automotiveIT
    Article

    German R&D platform for smart data innovation launched

    2014-10-20T16:53:18Z

    The new platform hopes to turn big data into smart data (Photo: KIT) A German research institute has launched a "Smart Data Innovation Lab" to develop tools to handle large amounts of data. The venture, led by the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), is supported by industrial companies Bayer, ...

  • inrix.automotiveIT
    Article

    Inrix, PTV cooperate on smart-city mobility

    2014-09-08T18:36:23Z

    Inrix offers a wide range of traffic data services (Photo: Inrix) PTV and Inrix plan to work together to provide modeling software to address mobility issues in smart cities. PTV, a Germany-based logistics software group, and Inrix, a provider of real-time traffic information, said the cooperation will combine PTV's ...

  • automotiveIT Congress
    Article

    automotiveIT Congress marks progress on road to connectivity

    2014-07-08T16:53:38Z

    The congress featured a panel discussion on big data in the auto industry (Photo: Sylvia Steinbach) LONDON -- The auto industry is coming to grips with the broad implications of connectivity, but it will be a while before carmakers and drivers will start reaping the full benefits of new ...

  • Nokia.automotiveIT
    Article

    In predictive analytics move, Nokia to buy Medio Systems

    2014-06-20T09:30:25Z

    Medio Systems is a predictive-analytics specialist (Photo: Medio) Nokia plans to acquire 10-year-old Seattle-based Medio Systems in a move to add new personalization features to the navigation and mapping services offered by its HERE division. Nokia HERE, which  makes location products for smartphones, tablets and cars, said Medio's ...