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  • artificial intelligence.automotiveIT

    Will this be the year of artificial intelligence?


    Artificial intelligence will play a crucial role in the transformation of the auto industry in 2019. The reasons: Automakers have to better understand their customers as they forge a more direct relationship. And growing amounts of available data will require the auto industry to adopt more sophisticated analysis tools to ...

  • accenture.automotiveIT

    At Accenture, Schmidt is new automotive boss


    Axel Schmidt (Photo: Accenture) Axel Schmidt is taking over from Luca Mentuccia as head of Accenture's global automotive business, effective immediately. Schmidt, 51, previously was in charge of European automotive operations for the global management consultants. "I'm looking forward to continue the development started by Luca," Schmidt said. He ...

  • accenture.automotiveIT

    Nokia HERE: Accenture consultant sees more acquisitions


    F Axel Schmidt (Photo: Accenture) Following news that Audi, BMW and Daimler are set to jointly acquire Nokia HERE, automotiveIT asked Accenture automotive expert Axel Schmidt three questions about the implications of the transaction. automotiveIT: What's in it for Audi, BMW and Daimler to acquire Nokia HERE? Schmidt:  The ...

  • pco innovation.automotiveIT

    With acquisition, Accenture moves to further strengthen PLM expertise


    Accenture's acquisitions of PCO is its 2nd major move in the PLM business area this year (Photo: PCO) Accenture hopes to further boost its expertise in the growing product lifecycle management (PLM) sector through the planned acquisition of Montreal-based PCO Innovation. The global business consulting group said the addition ...


    Accenture to buy Prion in bid to grow PLM business


    Prion is a specialist for Siemens' Teamcenter PLM software (Photo: Prion) Accenture plans to buy Prion Group in a bid to grow its consulting business in the product lifecycle management (PLM) area. The US-based consultant said the planned acquisition of Prion, a privately held German PLM specialist, will expand ...

  • genivi.automotiveIT

    Denso, Mobis, Accenture join GENIVI alliance


    Japanese automotive supplier Denso, Korean components maker Mobis and management consultancy Accenture have joined the GENIVI alliance, the association said in a press release. GENIVI is an association of automotive and electronics companies that drives the development and adoption of an open in-vehicle infotainment reference platform. The group hopes that ...

  • accenture automotive.automotiveIT

    Accenture: Cloud computing key to automotive success


    Cloud computing is particularly well suited to deal successfully with the challenges and opportunities of the auto industry, according to an Accenture report. The consultants cited three business areas where Cloud computing can provide a major benefit: Handling multi-brand dealer operations, integrating new alliances and takeovers, and supporting the further ...