All raad articles

  • business intelligence.automotiveIT

    Few German companies have a business-intelligence plan - Raad Research


    Businesses take business intelligence seriously but most don’t have a strategy for it (Photo: Wikimedia/Kingfish) German companies have a strong interest in business intelligence, but few have a well-thought-out plan for using the accumulated knowledge and information available within their enterprises. A poll of more than 300 executives in German ...

  • sap purchasing.automotiveIT

    Survey: Purchasers do without IT support


    SAP and other sofware makers have limited success in corporate purchasing departments, a RAAD study shows (Photo: SAP) Purchasing departments at German companies more often than not manage without IT systems that are tailored to their requirements. According to a survey conducted last year by Germany's RAAD Research, fewer than ...

  • plm data.automotiveIT

    PLM survey: Standards needed for data exchange


    Manufacturing companies need a universally recognized standard for the exchange of product data across the supply chain, according to a survey of industry executives. The survey, conducted by Germany's RAAD Research in cooperation with Contact Software and Siemens PLM, found that manufacturing companies are challenged by an absence of standards ...