automotive

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


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

Written by John McDonald | June 4, 2018 | Continuous Engineering, Systems Engineering

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 ...read more


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

Written by Laura Langendorf | May 3, 2018 | Blog, Continuous Engineering, Systems Engineering

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, ...read more


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

Written by Steve Shoaf | February 26, 2018 | Blog, Events

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 ...read more


IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 25th January 2018

Written by Jen Clark | January 26, 2018 | Commentary / Opinion

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 ...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


IoT weekly round-up: 11th January 2018

Written by Jen Clark | January 11, 2018 | Blog

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 ...read more


5 smart reasons to find us at CES

Written by Laura Langendorf | January 8, 2018 | Events

What better way to start of 2018 than with this year’s CES. For the past 50 years, it’s been a proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies. This year, major expectations center around smart cars and (our favorite) the Internet of Things. Of note is the keynote by Ford CEO Jim Hackett, who will share Ford’s ...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


The rise of Blockchain for Automotive: mobility services

Written by Matthew Jones | January 4, 2018 | Automotive, Blog

It’s been more than six months since I wrote my last blog post on Blockchain for Automotive. And in the interim, interest in Blockchain from the Auto industry has really taken off. Some of this is, no doubt, sparked by the run up in the world of crypto-currencies. But multiple auto and related companies have ...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