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Daimler CIO: "Data analysis and data management must be a core competency"

2019-04-11T14:24:00+01:00By Hilmar Dunker, Ralf Bretting

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IT and software keep Daimler ahead in China

2019-05-18T13:20:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

The vehicle manufacturer has a dedicated IT organisation in Greater China, led by Stefan Eberhardt, which is focusing on front-end development, improving digital customer experiences and benefiting from the country’s huge tech and startup scene – all of it strategic to Daimler and Mercedes-Benz growth in the world’s largest market.

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Bosch sees big role for blockchain

2019-05-16T09:09:00+01:00By Arjen Bongard

Robert Bosch sees a big role for blockchain and expects the distributed ledger technology (DLT) to be a key enabler of tomorrow’s internet of things (IoT).

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Salesforce: "At no time in history have business and IT been as closely connected as today"

2019-05-14T10:36:00+01:00By Arjen Bongard

Markus Ehrle, senior vice president enterprise business at Salesforce Germany, speaks to automotiveIT International about the Audi e-tron project, digitalization in the manufacturing industry and the role of the software company in improving customer service.

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Study: Many companies not ready for comprehensive PLM approach

2019-05-08T08:59:00+01:00By Werner Beutnagel

To boost their competitiveness, companies are increasingly trying to digitally manage the entire lifecycle of their products.

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automotiveIT International to host Detroit event

2019-05-02T14:24:00+01:00By automotiveIT International

automotiveIT International will host its inaugural Go innovate! Live event in Detroit in September, bringing together key players from the automotive, IT and high-tech sectors to discuss the transformation of the global automotive industry.


Ford chooses AWS for cloud connectivity services

2019-04-29T14:40:00+01:00By Arjen Bongard

Ford Motor has signed a multi-year global agreement with Amazon Web Services to further develop its offering of cloud connectivity services and connected-car applications.

Stefan Zerweck, Mattias Ulbrich, Porsche

Analysis: Dual role for Porsche CIO Ulbrich combines IT operations and digital strategy

2019-04-12T12:01:00+01:00By Arjen Bongard

Mattias Ulbrich’s dual role, and the departure of previous CDO and head of Porsche Digital, Thilo Koslowski, suggests that digital transformation at many OEMs might be most effective by those with hands-on IT roles.


Daimler CIO: "Data analysis and data management must be a core competency"

2019-04-11T14:24:00+01:00By Hilmar Dunker, Ralf Bretting

Daimler’s global chief information officer, Jan Brecht, spoke to automotiveIT about speed, data, open-source software and other corporate IT priorities.


AGCO harvests more value from IT

2019-04-05T16:02:00+01:00By Christopher Ludwig

Like automotive firms, agricultural equipment maker AGCO is planting the seeds of transformation, implementing a common global IT infrastructure, more digital manufacturing processes and an agile approach to IT service and development.

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BMW, Microsoft launch manufacturing platform based on open standards

2019-04-02T15:13:00+01:00By Arjen Bongard

BMW and Microsoft launched a technology platform designed to improve manufacturing efficiency, break down traditional barriers between proprietary systems and foster increased cooperation with other industry partners.


Analysis: Why VW chose Amazon for its industrial cloud

2019-04-02T09:50:00+01:00By Arjen Bongard

Volkswagen is partnering with Amazon Web Services for its manufacturing and supply chain cloud, after choosing Microsoft for mobility. Why does it need two clouds with different providers?

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Faurecia looks to digital services, underpinned by IT and data

2019-03-25T23:44:00+00:00By Christopher Ludwig

Dr. René Deist is leading a transformation of Faurecia’s global IT systems and processes to digitalize the supply chain and develop products faster – as well as to support new business models.


At Ford, “creating the building blocks for autonomous fleets”

2019-03-25T16:16:00+00:00By Arjen Bongard

Ford Motor plans to offer connectivity on all its cars in Europe from 2020, but today already, the carmaker is getting ready to launch two connected services in the region.


Opel CIO: IT decoupling from GM ahead of schedule

2019-03-22T09:59:00+00:00By Arjen Bongard

BERLIN – The decoupling of Opel IT from previous owner General Motors is ahead of schedule, Thomas Kuelpp, CIO of the German car brand, told the automotiveIT Congress.


BMW CIO targets 50 new software releases daily

2019-03-21T14:04:00+00:00By Arjen Bongard

BERLIN – BMW is moving full steam ahead with a company-wide project to embed agile development in all processes involving corporate IT.

Mattias Ulbrich, CIO, Porsche

Porsche CIO: Digital experience will grow in importance

2019-03-21T11:23:00+00:00By Arjen Bongard

Customers’ digital experience will equal vehicle design in importance in coming years, Porsche CIO Mattias Ulbrich said in Berlin on Thursday speaking at the automotiveIT Congress.

Daimler CIO Jan Brecht

Daimler CIO: Speed is a top priority

2019-03-21T11:01:00+00:00By Arjen Bongard

Daimler is counting on faster IT, better customer interaction and the digitalization of development and production as tools to improve efficiency and profitability.

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IT takes a front seat for innovation at Visteon

2019-03-19T22:09:00+00:00By Christopher Ludwig

CIO Raman Mehta is leading a dramatic modernization of Visteon’s IT and IS architecture and enterprise systems, helping the cockpit electronics supplier to further digitalize its engineering, production and supply chain.


VW, FAW to jointly develop digital services for China

2019-03-19T13:16:00+00:00By Arjen Bongard

Volkswagen and its Chinese joint venture partner FAW-Volkswagen will together develop new digital services for VW brand models that are increasingly expected to have full connectivity on board.


German auto industry debates its electric future

2019-03-18T16:46:00+00:00By Arjen Bongard, Goetz Fuchslocher

Electrification, driverless-car technology, environmental strategies and new business models are among the top priorities of the German auto industry, but executives, in town for a two-day meeting last week, emphasized vastly different priorities.

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