Big Data & analytics

  • toyota.automotiveIT
    Article

    Toyota plans massive artificial-intelligence investment

    2015-11-06T18:33:54Z

    Gill Pratt joined Toyota earlier this year. He previously was a robotics program manager at DARPA, a US Defense Department agency (Photo: Toyota) Toyota Motor is investing 1 billion dlrs over the next five years in artificial intelligence and robotics, underscoring how the automotive industry's corporate priorities are changing. ...

  • logistics.automotiveIT
    Article

    Study: Big data slow to take hold in transportation industry

    2015-09-29T18:39:11Z

    PwC warns that, without big data analysis, logistics companies will lose competitiveness (Photo: Toll Collect) Transportation and logistics companies are slow to implement big data and business intelligence tools, according to a study by consultants PricewaterhouseCoopers. Only 19 pc of companies surveyed are using the technologies as part of ...

  • Cloud.automotiveIT
    Article

    Worries grow over security of cloud data transfers

    2015-08-25T14:41:02Z

    Surveys show that many IT managers are unhappy about breakdowns in data transfers to and from the cloud Enthusiasm was high at the outset, but now a survey shows that companies are beginning to have second thoughts about relying on cloud-based architectures. Many experts, for example, are increasingly questioning ...

  • salesforce.automotiveIT
    Article

    Salesforce raises ambitions in Europe

    2015-07-02T18:35:03Z

    CEO Marc Benioff is the main speaker at the Salesforce World Tour sessions (Photo: Salesforce) MUNICH - With 7,100 guests registered to attend the German part of its World Tour, Salesforce.com is sending a clear signal that it aims to grow its presence in Europe. The San Francisco-based business ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
    Article

    At Ford, autonomous driving moves to next stage

    2015-06-23T12:58:55Z

    Ford's autonomous vehicle project is part of the company's Smart Mobility Program (Photo: Ford) Ford Motor appointed a director of autonomous vehicle development and said it is moving ahead with its driverless-car project. The US automaker said 29-year Ford veteran Randy Visintainer will lead a global team to work ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
    Feature

    Interview: Daimler China CIO Marc Lampe discusses CRM

    2015-06-09T10:42:00Z

    Greater China CIO Marc Lampe (Photo: Daimler) Marc Lampe moved to Beijing as regional CIO of Daimler’s operations in September of 2013. Before taking charge of the carmaker’s IT operations in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, he was responsible for IT in the German company’s vans segment. ...

  • its.automotiveIT
    Article

    ITS World Congress - Bordeaux

    2015-04-28T11:47:37Z

    (Photo: ITS) The annual ITS World Congress, a global forum to discuss smart transportation strategies, will take place in Bordeaux, France, Oct 5 - 9. The gathering, which brings together public and private transportation stakeholders, will have as its main theme:Â “Towards Intelligent Mobility ”“ Better Use of Space.” ...

  • bmw.automotiveIT
    Article

    automotiveIT Congress: BMW addresses disruptive innovation challenge

    2015-03-19T19:07:19Z

    CIO Klaus Straub says BMW IT is changing processes to address new digital challenges (Photo: Claus Dick) HANOVER - Silicon Valley is the source of various new disruptive technologies and the auto industry should treat these "with respect," BMW CIO Klaus Straub said Thursday. Carmakers are facing "dramatic changes," ...

  • 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 ...

  • iot.automotiveIT
    Article

    Deutsche Telekom, Cisco, Intel to help IoT startups

    2015-03-11T18:02:48Z

    The internet of things means that, by 2020, 50 billion devices are likely to be connected (Photo: Beecham Research) Deutsche Telekom, Intel and Cisco have launched a joint program to help startup companies develop internet-of-things projects. The three IT groups said, in a joint press release, that they will ...