automotive

By Kal Gyimesi on October 2, 2018

Putting “human” into the driving experience with AI assistants: part 2

Part 2: How should automakers think about engagement? Welcome to part two of the series. Today, I want to continue the conversations and focus on “engagement.” The quick answer is that “engagement” means “personalized.” There won’t be one without the other. The trick for AI assistants is to be able to effectively interact with users […]

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By Kal Gyimesi on September 26, 2018

Putting “human” into the driving experience with AI assistants: part 1

The era of voice has finally taken off in vehicles. Accelerating this trend is the proliferation of consumer-brand, AI-powered digital assistants. However, I expect the future growth in this category will be driven more by enterprise-grade assistants. These assistant will be embedded in every type of connected device, including, of course, our cars. Ultimately, I […]

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By Chris O'Connor on August 20, 2018

Welcome to the new world of experiences through voice assistance

Remember the old series running in the 1980s called Knight Rider? KITT the talking car, anticipating its driver’s needs, guarding him from dangers, sometimes driving the car for him and equipping him with the information he needed to make the right decisions? That is no longer just fiction. It leapt from our TV sets directly […]

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By Kal Gyimesi on August 16, 2018

110 years later, a conversational assistant is another step in automotive innovation

110 years ago, the first Ford Model T was assembled. In 1908, automobiles had already been around for decades. Yet they were still a novelty; expensive and out of reach for most Americans. But that all that changed when the first Ford Model T was assembled in Detroit, Michigan. It was a car built for […]

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By Kal Gyimesi on August 8, 2018

Automotive IBV report: Opening the garage door

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 […]

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By Kal Gyimesi on August 7, 2018

Automotive incumbents strike back: insights from the IBV report

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 […]

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By John McDonald on June 4, 2018

Back to the Future, Part 2: The data-driven economy

In part 1 of my article, I shared with you a vision of our world from the vantage point of systems and automation. In part 2 of the series, I will explore how we as individuals and organizations can really take advantage of the new data-driven economy. Don’t get left behind: ensure your organization has […]

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By Laura Langendorf on May 3, 2018

Developers, what happens when you design for “system of systems”?

How many of us grasp just how connected we’re becoming? The concept of the “connected world” has enormous – and transformational – implications. Because not only are individual things becoming more connected, each “thing” is of often part of a larger system: a system of systems (SoS). Narrowing it down, how many of you engineers, […]

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By Steve Shoaf on February 26, 2018

What we THINK about: the definition of “Internet of Things”

Not long ago, I was reading an opinion from an industry insider that suggested that “Internet of Things” should be renamed. My immediate reaction was why?  Doesn’t everyone already know what it is? Maybe they don’t. Maybe it’s like the early days of the internet. We all thought we knew what it meant: a network […]

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By Jen Clark on January 26, 2018

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 25th January 2018

This week, we’re delighted that IBM’s CEO Ginni Rometty is one of the chairs of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Elsewhere, Facebook and Element AI announce new artificial intelligence endeavours, and GM turns its attentions to autonomous driving tech. Davos forum chaired entirely by women This is a big one – the World […]

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By Kal Gyimesi on January 11, 2018

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

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 […]

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By Jen Clark on January 11, 2018

IoT weekly round-up: 11th January 2018

Happy New Year! Welcome to this year’s first instalment of the IoT weekly round-up. It’s January, so naturally our crew are scoping out the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2018) for the juiciest new developments in connected gadgetry goodness. Read on for some of the highlights so far. Highlights from CES 2018 Automotive is the name […]

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