Analysis, Opinion & Data – Page 11

  • daimler gorriz.automotiveIT
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    carIT Congress: Daimler CIO's personal agenda

    2014-09-30T17:37:07Z

    Daimler's Gorriz says a new and improved customer service offering is very high on his agenda(Photo: Claus Dick) HANOVER -- Daimler CIO Michael Gorriz provided some insight into his personal agenda Tuesday, when he told the annual carIT Congress here what the priorities for his department are. "Providing the ...

  • uber.automotiveIT
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    Uber gets green light to continue in Germany - for now

    2014-09-18T13:37:54Z

    Uber uses private chauffeurs for its ride-sharing operations (Photo: Uber) A Frankfurt court has overturned an earlier verdict banning Uber from conducting business in Germany. The California-based ride-sharing services is free to continue operations in Germany for the time being. The verdict was largely based on a procedural flaw. ...

  • vw.automotiveIT
    Article

    Porsche acquires 10 pc of Inrix

    2014-09-12T16:24:00Z

    Volkswagen Group has made connected services an investment focus (Photo: VW) Porsche Holding has acquired a 10 pc stake in Inrix, underscoring the importance of connected information for the Volkswagen Group. Citing the quickly growing need for traffic-related information and data-based solutions, Porsche board member Philipp von Hagen said: ...

  • hilmar dunker
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    Point of view: Germany slow to move into digital traffic age

    2014-06-13T13:27:29Z

    Germany is moving too slowly when it comes to adapting its economy to the digital age. The country's Ministry for Traffic and Digital Infrastructure writes on its homepage: "The digitalization of all areas of our lives and the economy is moving at breathtaking speed. We need to use the opportunities ...

  • automotiveIT Congress London
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    Audi, JLR, Qoros, Genivi executives to speak at automotiveIT International Congress

    2014-04-04T13:30:17Z

    With the speaker lineup almost complete, the automotiveIT International Congress is set to cover topics ranging from connected retail and the role of big data analysis to open-source infotainment and other key trends in 21 st century mobility. The latest additions to the program include Maurits Aalberse, director of ...

  • big data.automotiveIT
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    Big-data market expected to soar in Germany

    2014-03-07T08:40:02Z

    Big Data analysis makes sense of large amounts of information (Photo: Wikimedia) The German market for big-data analysis is set to jump 59 pc to 6.1 billion euros this year, according to a study by  Crisp Research. The consultants see the market growing to 13.6 billion euros by ...

  • reply.automotiveIT
    Article

    Social media command center opened in Munich

    2013-12-18T16:56:10Z

    Reply's command center is the first of its kind in continental Europe  (Photo: Reply) Arlanis Reply has opened the first social media command center in continental Europe, offering companies an opportunity to listen in on relevant global online discussions of their brands. Arlanis, the Reply Group division specializing ...

  • hilmar dunker.automotiveIT
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    Point of view: Whose data?

    2013-12-18T16:39:10Z

    Hilmar Dunker is editor-in-chief of automotiveIT and carIT magazine As connected cars start generating more and more data, one important and central question is: Who owns these data? It's a legitimate question and. so far, no one has come up with a truly satisfactory answer. Experts warn that, from ...

  • BMW.automotiveIT
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    BMW 535i: Driving our HMI test winner

    2013-10-25T19:10:54Z

    BMW did best in our premium-segment HMI test, so I was keen to try out a BMW 535i on a recent 1,800km roundtrip between Munich and Amsterdam. I set out to get a subjective impression of the ease of use of BMW's connected infotainment and driver assistance systems. No attempt ...

  • hilmar dunker.automotiveIT
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    Point of view: HMI still has way to go

    2013-09-08T12:00:30Z

    Hilmar Dunker is editor-in-chief of Germany's automotiveIT and carIT magazines carIT magazine recently commissioned a test to see how the infotainment operating systems of the three German premium car manufacturers stack up. The Doppler Laboratory for Contextual Interfaces at Austria's Salzburg University together with the Auto Club Europe employed ...

  • sas.automotiveIT
    Article

    Survey: German BI market set to grow strongly

    2013-08-23T12:26:48Z

    US-based SAS is Germany's biggest seller of BI software (Photo: BI) MUNICH - The German market for business intelligence software is set to grow sharply this year, as small and mid-sized companies continue to invest in products that can help make them more efficient. According to a survey of ...

  • roc
    Article

    German companies unprepared for new privacy laws

    2013-06-28T11:27:16Z

    Most German companies are unprepared for new privacy legislation that is being prepared by the government. A market analysis by ROC Deutschland found that 80 pc ofthe IT systems used in German companies wouldn't be able to handle the pending new laws. The main problem is that personal information on ...

  • big data t-systems.automotiveIT
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    T-Systems, Cloudera to offer cloud-based analytics-as-a-service

    2013-03-20T15:12:40Z

    Big data analytics is a becoming a key offering for T-Systems (Photo: T-Systems) T-Systems has entered into a cooperation with US-based Cloudera to boost its offering of big data analytics. The business services arm of Germany's Deutsche Telekom said it will deliver cloud-based data analytics solutions based on Cloudera's ...

  • google.automotiveIT
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    Report: Mobile app downloads soaring

    2013-02-21T17:46:40Z

    Google Play is a major source of mobile app downloads (Photo: Google) Mobile app downloads more than doubled in 2012 and will continue to grow rapidly through 2017, a new research report says. The report by Berg Insight, a Swedish market analysis company, said mobile app downloads soared to ...

  • ibm big data.automotiveIT
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    At IBM, a new focus on big-data security

    2013-02-04T08:12:59Z

    Cyber threats pose an inherent threat as big data usage increases (Photo: IBM) IBM has developed a new method to deal with security threats embedded in big data. As companies' use of big data increases, they are increasingly at risk from security threats hidden in the vast amount of ...

  • Hilmar-Dunker.automotiveIT
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    Point of view: Moving out of the digital Stone Age

    2012-11-08T13:20:09Z

    Hilmar Dunker is editor-in-chief of automotiveIT magazine Automakers and their suppliers are putting a lot of knowhow into the development of state-of-the-art products, but technological change at the companies themselves is slow to arrive. There is somewhat of a digital divide in many companies. Whereas products are most often ...

  • google self driving car.automotiveIT
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    For automakers, a Cisco analysis provides a high-tech industry template

    2012-11-05T17:26:19Z

    Google, which is testing a self-driving car, may be planning more automotive action (Photo: Google) Embattled automakers should take inspiration from the high-tech industry and embark on a massive transformation of their business model, according to a new analysis by two Cisco consultants. The analysis, called "Electronics-ization in Automotive," ...

  • aftermarket.automotiveIT
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    Automakers should hurry with connected-car aftermarket plans - study

    2012-09-13T11:24:06Z

    Car connectivity can help automakers retain aftermarket and service revenues Automakers should move quickly to benefit from the sales and service opportunities provided by connected cars. That is the main conclusion of an analysis by consultants Oliver Wyman. The study notes that by 2016, there will likely be about 216 ...

  • Siemens NX.automotiveIT
    Article

    Siemens PLM unveils latest version of NX software

    2012-09-12T11:04:34Z

    Siemens promises faster solutions with the latest version of its NX software (Photo: Siemens) Siemens PLM has released the latest version of its NX CAD/CAM software package, claiming the product will provide more flexibility and reduce time to market for the products it will help design and engineer. The Germany-based ...

  • nevada.google.automotiveIT
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    Autonomous driving "sooner than you think" - study

    2012-08-07T16:20:01Z

    Nevada is the first US state to approve public-road testing of Google’s driverless car (Photo: DMV Nevada) Self-driving cars may be a feature on the world's roads "sooner than you think," according to a report prepared by consultants KPMG in cooperation with CAR, the Center for Automotive Research. "The pace ...