Each month it seems like we hear automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) reporting record growth, but what is driving this growth? Pent up demand? Attractive new products? Is the market actually growing, or could it be that the automotive industry is starting to use big data and
I grew up in the Detroit area in the 1960s and 1970s, so I'm quite familiar with the wrenching dislocations caused by a manufacturing-based sector that was too stodgy and overbuilt to adapt in a pinch. Coming of age in an ancient industrial zone, you bear witness to how rapidly a smokestack economy
Cars are rolling gold mines of information, gathering data about the driver, the driving environment and, of course, the car itself as well as any connected devices. Automakers can use this data to enrich the driving or service experience, improve safety and enhance vehicle quality.
It looks like a lot of industry people are having a lot of serious fun in Las Vegas this week at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The event has always been a media magnet, showcasing new trends, hot gadgets and seemingly crazy ideas from hopeful innovators.
This year's big CES theme,
Recently, various publications including the Times of India, the Wall Street Journal, Reuters and CNET (just to name a few) have been abuzz with news of IBM’s partnership with international automotive supplier Continental. On September 10, at the Frankfurt International Motor Show, IBM and
Dr, Magnus Kuschel of Volvo Truck recently spoke on an Automotive News Power Training webinar describing how Volvo Truck is using IBM big data and analytics capabilities to unlock new insights from telematics data.
Judging by the interest level—the webinar blew away all previous attendance records
In the extremely competitive automotive industry, leaders are looking for ways to differentiate their products by offering an improved driver experience.
One way to achieve this objective is to leverage the wealth of information coming from an increasingly instrumented world. Industry analysts
For consumer products (CP) manufacturers big data analytics are fueling improved business outcomes by applying new analytics capabilities on more data than ever before. This demonstration illustrates the value of big data for marketing performance visibility critical to gauge the success of a new
All too often, the morning news brings us a headline about another potentially catastrophic failure in a manufacturing part or process, such as the recent mid-flight airliner fuselage crack or tire failures associated with vehicle rollovers. Certainly, manufacturers have many processes in place to