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How IoT drives the future of automotive

Hello Guys, In this blog, let me describe briefly on my views regarding the adoption, role and impact of IoT in the automotive space and how the OEMs and other players in automotive space are embracing IoT to improve their business. Firstly let me list down some of the  major …

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How IoT drives the future of automotive

Hello Guys, In this blog, let me describe briefly on my views regarding the adoption, role and impact of IoT in the automotive space and how the OEMs and other players in automotive space are embracing IoT to improve their business. Firstly let me list down some of the  major …

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New Mobility, new Ecosystem, new Opportunities – EY, Harman and SAP at the New Mobility World during the Frankfurt International Motor Show September 14-17, 2017 (#IAA2017)

In just a few days, the Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA) will demonstrate how the world of mobility is changing with respect to an ongoing dramatic shift towards digitalization and increased connectivity. The New Mobility World exhibition, as part of the 2017 IAA, offers guests the opportunity to explore the …

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The Winds of Change Driving You to the Connected Enterprise

Winds of change are affecting the automotive industry and it’s all over the news.  Connected cars, autonomous cars, electric, and oh – let’s not forget legislative and regulatory change.  We are constantly being bombarded with news, opinions and information – all at the speed of ‘light’. There is more change …

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The Levels Of Self-Driving Autonomy And Where Are We Today?

Today all the talk is about self-driving cars and autonomous vehicles. The virtues anticipated are many including, safety, independence, savings, productivity gains, reduced urban congestion and environmental impact. We hear about regulatory matters, insurance matters, smart cities and on and on. The future is certainly accelerating toward us. We always …

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What makes a good blogger?

You all know me…blogging come easy to me…so I had to stop and think a bit on how to answer “my” question. Sure, there are “clinical” answers to that question…boring! Is a good blogger, highly intelligent? Are good bloggers brave, do they have “the business card, some kind of status, …

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Is data from connected vehicles valuable and if so to whom?

Earlier this month Luca Ciferri writing for Automotive News wrote an interesting piece on data, specifically data originating from connected vehicles; Data: Gold Mine or Land Mine. Yes, fully autonomous vehicles are imminent and will themselves bring many positive things to society.  Shared mobility, less underutilized capital being used less …

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Configuring JIT IDoc

IDoc (Intermediate Document) is a standard data structure for electronic data interchange (EDI) between application programs written for the popular SAP business system or between an SAP application and an external program. The methodology Just In Time Manufacturing, that primarily minimizes flow and response times within automotive production system requires only one IDoc. To …

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Enter the Digital Consumer, Driver, Services Buyer

Working with a number of our large automotive customers, it becomes clear that what it means to become digital – and to run a digital business – can take on many forms and meanings to different companies based on their organization and their position in the automotive value chain.  I …

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Become an Innovation Driven Automotive Enterprise with SAP

Whether its shortened vehicle development cycles or secured journey of car shipments, whatever your requirement is, SAP is always progressing to provide intelligent solutions to lead the innovation driven automotive enterprise. Without a proper solution, R&D lacks real time collaboration capability and transparency with development partners. Manufacturing and Logistics suffer …

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SAP Leveraging Data Driven Intelligence to Transform the Auto Industry

The recently held SAP sponsored Best Practices for Automotive conference talked about predictive analytics and data driven intelligence to dramatically improve the bottom line. A good digital infrastructure has become a necessity for automobile companies. Predictive analytics goes beyond helping companies get ahead of scheduled factory maintenance downtime to avoid …

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Faster and faster it goes…no, not time, Business!

Last week we concluded the second annual Best Practices for Automotive Conference in Detroit, hosted by General Motors, Eventful Conferences and SAP. It hardly seems possible that a year has gone by since the inaugural conference. This year the conference continued to draw increasing crowds, attendance was up 20% and …

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Discrete Industries Partner Kick-off Workshop

The extraordinary success and value of previous Automotive Partner Days clearly encourages us to extend the community to include all Discrete Manufacturing Industries, taking full advantage of the synergies exiting between manufacturing industries and partner companies. The SAP Discrete Industries Partner Kick-off Meeting for 2017 is an excellent forum for …

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Discrete Industries Partner Workshop

Digitalization defines the way how we run business and currently is particularly evident in the automotive industry. To deliver value in today’s digital economy, firms must continuously transform their business models to meet client and market demands. The question is how can you succeed in this transformation? The Discrete Industries …

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