All survey articles

  • electric.automotiveIT

    US survey sees lack of EV buying interest


    Two out of three respondents wouldn't buy an EV, the survey found (Photo: Nissan) A US survey found that a majority of people remains hesitant to buy an electric car, despite the auto industry's commitment to building a growing range of electric vehicles in coming years. The poll, conducted ...

  • ntt communications.automotiveIT

    Study: Cloud is enabler of shadow IT


    The study shows companies don't have coherent strategies for dealing with shadow IT (Photo: Host Europe) The growing move toward cloud-based computing is an enabler for shadow IT, according to a new study. In a March poll conducted by NTT Communications, 77 pc of decision makers in large UK, ...

  • audi.automotiveIT

    Survey: Many drivers unfamiliar with infotainment features


    Audi drivers are most likely to use infotainment features they have in their cars(Photo: Audi) More is not necessarily better when it comes to infotainment in today's cars, according to a new survey. And many car drivers are less than familiar with the infotainment functions available to them. Those ...

  • Google.automotiveIT

    Google on top in autonomous-driving debate


    Google's autonomous prototype has been one of the most talked-about car concepts (Photo: Google) Google is the most influential player in the public discussion about autonomous driving, according to a recent market survey. The survey, which was conducted by US market researchers Appinions, ranked Google number one, followed by ...

  • cloud.automotiveIT

    German cloud growth slows amid NSA concerns


    Bitkom says the cloud can also protect companies (Photo: T-Systems) Corporate use of the cloud is growing at a slower pace than before in Germany, as companies worry about the extent of US surveillance of private data. According to a study by Germany's high-tech association Bitkom, cloud use grew ...

  • google.automotiveIT

    Poll: Interest in Google Glass in the car


    Google's wearable computer can be operated through voice commands (Photo: Google) Car drivers would be interested in using Google's wearable computer - Google Glass - to help control functions in a car, according to a new poll of 1,011 German car buyers. The survey, conducted by the puls market ...

  • m2m.automotiveIT

    Survey: as costs fall, M2M is growing


    (Photo: Analysys Mason) A survey of companies across several industries shows that machine-to-machine (M2M) implementations are set to rise across the board as costs come down. The M2M adoption barometer for 2013 found that costs are one of the biggest barriers in adopting M2M solutions. But as these costs ...

  • cisco.automotiveIT

    Cisco study: Drivers want connectivity, trust technology


    Consumers say they are happy to let technology drive the car (Photo: Cisco) A new study shows how information and communication technology is assuming an ever bigger role in the entire automotive value chain. A majority of consumers polled for the study also expressed confidence that technology can replace ...

  • manufacturing,automotiveIT

    PwC survey: Weak auto outlook for 2013


    Automotive CEOs are pessimistic about 2013, but most don't play layoffs (Photo: Siemens) Only 30 pc of top managers in the auto industry expect sales growth in 2013, according to a survey by consultants PricewaterhouseCoopers. The annual PwC Global CEO Survey shows that the car industry is more pessimistic ...

  • cybercrime.automotiveIT

    Employers fail to prevent data crime - German survey


    Many German workers don't get guidelines on dealing with computer threats (Photo: Wikimedia) Many employers don't properly guard against computer crime and leave their workers to deal with IT security, according to a German survey. The country's high-tech association, BITKOM, polled workers on these issues and found that 21 ...

  • oracle erp.automotiveIT

    Companies have many ERP systems - German study


    US-based Oracle is one of the biggest providers of ERP software (Photo: Oracle) Companies often have many - some more than 100 - enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, but most would like to settle for just one, according to a study of German mid-sized and bigger corporations. The poll, conducted ...

  • bpm metasonic.automotiveIT

    German poll sees strong BPM demand in auto industry


    BPM is seen as important but only 23 pc of German companies have a solution in place (Photo: Metasonic) Demand for business process management software is set to be bigger in the auto industry than in other industrial sectors, according to a German poll. The survey, carried out by Software ...

  • tata cloud.automotiveIT

    Emerging markets use more Cloud apps - study


    Tata Consulting projects that Cloud-based applications will grow sharply by 2014 (Photo: Tata Consulting) Companies in emerging markets are leading the way when it comes to adoption Cloud-based application, according to a survey conducted by Tata Consulting Services. The US and Europe remain conservative about putting mission-critical and customer data ...

  • open source.automotiveIT

    Auto industry should better manage open-source software - BearingPoint


    The use of open-source software in the car is increasing (Photo: Continental) The auto industry should better manage its use of free and open source software (FOSS), according to a recently published study by consultants BearingPoint. The industry is a big user of open source software, which is relatively inexpensive, ...

  • steria outsourcing

    Outsourcing on the rise, according to German poll


    Outsourcing is of crucial importance to the success of a company, according to 78 pc of top German decision polled in a recent survey. The poll, conducted by consultants Steria Mummert, found that 10 pc more executives than last year considered outsourcing of high importance. Outsourcing projects are on the ...

  • detecon study.automotiveIT

    Meet the new CIO: study shows role should be split


    The traditional responsibilities of the CIO would be better handled by two separate top executives, according to a survey of 1,000 managers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. According to the study, carried out by consultants Detecon with the help of Germany's hi-tech association Bitkom, companies need a stronger separation between ...

  • synovate.automotiveIT

    Survey: Chinese have major reservations about EV battery technology


    Potential Chinese buyers of electric vehicles have major reservations about battery technology, according to a recent study. Synovate Motoresearch, a market researcher, interviewed 511 passenger vehicle owners in April. It found that 53 pc of them were concerned that batteries would be difficult to recharge, while 42 pc were worried ...

  • Article

    Capgemini sees need to deal with obsolete applications


    A Capgemini study identified a pressing need to retire applications that have outlived their usefulness. We have found that today s application landscape is often more an obstacle to successful business and IT alignment than a testament to it, the study concluded. Capgemini surveyed 100 CIOs ...

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    SAP CIO Survey: More focus on innovation needed


    A survey of CIOs shows that many are concerned that IT budgets don’t focus enough on innovation. The survey, conducted by German business software group SAP, found that a strong focus on operations means that IT budgets cannot earmark enough funds to implement new technologies. “A third of companies said ...

  • Article

    Survey: Uncontrolled application growth means higher costs


    The uncontrolled growth of software applications leads to higher costs, which takes money away from necessary IT investments, according to a CIO survey conducted by HP. The survey, which polled 500 CIOs in Germany, Britain, France, Italy and the Nordic countries, found that 74 percent considered software proliferation a major ...