Kal Gyimesi

Automotive IBV report: Opening the garage door

Written by Kal Gyimesi | August 8, 2018 | Automotive

As customer expectations evolve, automotive leaders must offer more than just vehicles. By providing comprehensive digital in-vehicle services, automotive leaders have an unprecedented opportunity to interact more closely with customers. This in turn means they can better understand consumer demands, and offer requirements-driven services that engender customer loyalty. In response to the changing automotive landscape, vehicle manufacturers ...read more


Automotive incumbents strike back: insights from the IBV report

Written by Kal Gyimesi | August 7, 2018 | Automotive

Change and disruption in the automotive industry is a challenge for executives at every level of the organization. An IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) report: ‘Incumbents strike back,’ explores how industry incumbents are embracing innovation to become the disruptors. In this blog, we explore the report’s key insights from automotive executives, and the IBM ...read more


Combatting loneliness in the aging population with #AccessibleOlli

Written by Kal Gyimesi | March 15, 2018 | Automotive

Earlier this year, IBM’s Institute for Business Value published a report entitled ‘Loneliness and the aging population.’ At its heart was a desire to understand and address the challenges of global demographic aging trends, and one in particular: loneliness. Download the report from the IBM Institute for Business Value There are many triggers for loneliness ...read more


Part 4: Developing IoT-enabled Autos: a tsunami of change and leveraging the IoT

Written by Kal Gyimesi | January 11, 2018 | Automotive, Blog

In the first three parts of this series we explained the process transformation that is taking place In IoT-enabled autos. I’ve discussed the emergence of model-based systems engineering (MBSE) and the movement toward the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) in modern engineering practices. The final component driving automotive development forward is the promise of cognitive systems ...read more


Part 3: Developing IoT-enabled autos: a tsunami of change and the journey to cognitive

Written by Kal Gyimesi | January 4, 2018 | Automotive, Blog

In my series on IoT-enabled autos, we’ve already recognized the emergence of model-based systems engineering (MBSE) and the wisdom of using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) in modern engineering practices. In part three of my series highlighting the ways that automotive product engineering is evolving, we’ll examine the promise of cognitive systems. It’s the final ...read more


Part 2: Speeding to SAFe and developing IoT-enabled autos: a tsunami of change

Written by Kal Gyimesi | January 3, 2018 | Automotive, Blog

Welcome back! Today is part 2 of my series highlighting the ways that  product engineering for IoT-enabled autos must adapt to new methodologies. We’ve discussed how model-based systems engineering (MBSE) is transforming product development across the automotive and virtually every industry. Today we’ll look at another big transformation: the overall speed of engineering and subsequent ...read more


Part 1 Developing IoT-enabled autos: a tsunami of change

Written by Kal Gyimesi | January 2, 2018 | Automotive, Blog

Welcome to 2018! This year will see a continuation of the far-reaching transition that’s underway in the world of complex product engineering. To get you up to “speed” on IoT-enabled autos, I’ve written a four-part series. I’ll highlight the ways that automotive product engineering must adapt to new methodologies if they want to stay competitive ...read more


Cars that care, chapter 3: The remedy – understanding drivers

Written by Kal Gyimesi | August 1, 2017 | Automotive

While we anticipate autonomous cars taking over on-road decision making, some technical and legal challenges may be more difficult to solve than expected. Self-driving cars will be available in about a decade, but people will continue driving for many years to come. Drivers remain a critical component of road safety. Increasingly, the overall experience in vehicles ...read more


Cars that care, chapter 2: The diagnosis – emotions lead to danger

Written by Kal Gyimesi | July 25, 2017 | Automotive

As people jump in their cars every day they drive off giving little consideration to the risks they may be undertaking. Driver’s emotions can get the best of them, taking their attention away from the road and the task of driving. When you’re driving while in an emotional state, there’s a tenfold increase in the risk of ...read more


Cars that care, chapter 1: The problem – drivers cause the most accidents

Written by Kal Gyimesi | July 19, 2017 | Automotive

The joy of driving. Many automakers have built their brand around this vision. Generation after generation comes of age and stakes their claim to the freedom to go where they want in vehicles. The volume of news stories about automated and autonomous vehicle testing is increasing daily, some would have you believe the that the ...read more


Watson: The road to personalization from Cannes Lions

Written by Kal Gyimesi | June 23, 2017 | Automotive

The annual Cannes Lion Festival of Creativity brings together worldwide leaders in the creative communications world.  It’s the foremost event for ad agencies and for globally recognized consumer brands to hear about new ideas on the cutting edge of technology, imagination and virtualization, like Watson. Rather than the typical summary presentations of strategic direction and ...read more


Are there acceptable levels of cyber-security protection in connected cars?

Written by Kal Gyimesi | June 7, 2017 | Automotive, Security

Cyber-security protection is becoming an evermore urgent priority for integrating electronics technology into our lives, but the level of protection attained is a moving target.  As one vulnerability is found and closed, others are detected.  The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has established a framework that recommends an acceptable level of protection that ...read more