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    German companies look abroad for digital talent


    (Illustration: Bitkom) German companies are increasingly looking across their country's borders for experts that can help them implement new digital technologies. According to a survey by Germany's high-tech association Bitkom, about three-quarters of companies are looking to recruit foreign staff with digital skills. Every second company hopes to gain ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT

    "We know that we can’t always do everything on our own"


    Daimler's Stark: Autonomous driving is a crucial component of digitization strategy In a recent interview with automotiveIT, Wilko Andreas Stark, the head of Daimler Strategy and Product Strategy and Planning, Mercedes-Benz Cars, talked about the various levels of the digital transformation Daimler has embarked on. Stark also discussed new ...

  • gm mott.automotiveIT

    GM CIO Mott is confident IT transformation making progress


    GM CIO Randy Mott spoke at the Hanover automotiveIT Congress in March (Photo: Larry Peplin) More than halfway into a massive three-year project to transform IT at General Motors, Randy Mott is confident he's making progress. The CIO, who joined the largest North American carmaker in February, 2012, cites ...

  • spreitzer.t-systems.automotiveIT

    automotiveIT Congress: T-Systems exec says digital transformation is a must


    T-Systems executive Spreitzer says social media need to be integrated in CRM (Photo: Claus Dick) HANOVER - Companies have no option but to embrace new digital technologies, a senior T-Systems executive said at the automotiveIT Congress on Thursday. "Transform or Die" was the title of a presentation by Thomas ...

  • google self driving car.automotiveIT

    For automakers, a Cisco analysis provides a high-tech industry template


    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," ...

  • GM Mott.automotiveIT

    GM to take over 3,000 IT staff from HP


    GM CIO Mott needs to hire thousands of staff to bring IT services in-house (Photo: Larry Peplin) General Motors, which is bringing the bulk of its IT operations in house, will hire 3,000 hardware and software engineers from HP. Under an agreement signed by the two companies last week, ...