Transforming Transportation: ITS World Congress Recap

By | October 27th, 2014|Manufacturing|

It’s been an eventful few months here in Detroit. In case you missed it, last month marked the latest congregation of the — a meeting of the minds that draws automakers, policy makers, transportation companies and technology leaders to North America every three years. For more background on the event, check out our preview blog [...]

Let technology take the wheel, but don’t let go of the key

By | October 24th, 2014|Automotive, Connected Vehicle, Internet of Things, Manufacturing|

Did you happen to read the recent New York Times article out of Detroit, entitled Technology Takes the Wheel? If you haven’t, you should, as it has some interesting things to say about the connected vehicle phenomenon, both from an automotive industry and a consumer perspective. Still, the article leaves one important issue unexamined. That [...]

Cloud Confidence Webinar: Moving Supply Chain Operations Securely to the Cloud

By | September 29th, 2014|Manufacturing, Supply Chain|

When it comes to the cloud, businesses everywhere are looking to adopt the latest technology and capitalize on the digital business advantage. One of the key areas where analysts predict landmark transformation is in the supply chain. From the cloud to IoT, the ability to collaborate in real-time at various points on the value chain [...]

When Social Meets the Assembly Line: Supply Chain Engagement in Today’s Connected World

By | March 25th, 2014|Internet of Things, Manufacturing, Supply Chain|

There is a lot of buzz around the use of social media and mobile tools in today’s business environment. In an ever increasingly connected world, many industries are rapidly evolving their use of these two communication methods to enable real-time collaboration. But there isn’t widespread adoption like you would expect. A recent report published by [...]

BHAG’s for Connected Vehicles

By | June 3rd, 2012|Automotive, Connected Vehicle, Internet of Things, Manufacturing|

Covisint grew up in the cloud connectivity world. We started with automotive industry, connecting OEMs and Suppliers. Moving into healthcare, we connected physicians to physicians, and to patient information from various sources. And, now in Energy, were connecting Engineers directly to drilling rigs and pumping stations, and to members of Joint Ventures. And so, connectivity in the [...]

A Key Can’t Secure the Connected Vehicle and its Owner

By | June 3rd, 2012|Automotive, Connected Vehicle, Internet of Things, Manufacturing|

Through the past several decades, securing a vehicle has been relatively easy. To protect your vehicle from unwanted intrusion, you simply park it in the safest location available, lock the doors with your key, and move on with your day. Of course, some have decided to use additional safety devices such as steering wheel lock [...]