Manufacturing

Transforming Transportation: ITS World Congress Recap

By | October 27th, 2014|Manufacturing|

Transforming Transportation: ITS World Congress Recap It’s been an eventful few months here in Detroit. In case you missed it, last month marked the latest congregation of the ITS World Congress — a meeting of the minds that draws automakers, policy makers, transportation companies and technology leaders to North America every three years. For more [...]

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

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

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

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

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

Cloud Confidence Webinar: Moving Supply Chain Operations Securely to the Cloud 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 [...]

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

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

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

iPhone vs. Android and Connected Vehicle Design

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

iPhone vs. Android and Connected Vehicle Design In a previous post, I addressed the need to connect to the cloud in order to achieve the very aggressive “BHAGS” of the automakers for the Connected Vehicle of the future.  Historically, I really like taking a look at what other people have learned in a comparable area [...]

BHAG’s for Connected Vehicles

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

BHAG's for Connected Vehicles 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 [...]

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

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

A Key Can't Secure the Connected Vehicle and its Owner 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 [...]