A New Platform For Vehicle Intelligence

Autonomous driving development is focused on shifting human control to computers, in hopes of doing it more effectively and consistently. Auto supplier ZF is...

A Concept Car As Collaboration Platform

Concept cars are nothing new in the automobile industry, and they’re particularly common now that companies outside the business are vying for attention. ZF,...

A Taster App Illustrates Digital Benefits

Two years ago, Henning Goldmann joined Damco, a global logistics services provider, to optimize its processes and embrace new tech as its CIO. “We were using...

Vehicle Electrification Is Much Bigger Than EVs

While consumers can choose a Tesla, Chevrolet Bolt, or other EV, BorgWarner sees electrification playing a part in every vehicle, and the company’s role that...

Keys To Harnessing The Data Tsunami

When truck-maker Navistar debuted its OnCommand Connection in 2013, its open architecture promised to make the benefits of big data analytics available to fleet...

Airplanes Are Fueled By Data

Although the promise of big data insights into airplane performance is literally huge — a jet engine alone can throw off a half-terabyte of...

Seeing The World From A Container’s Perspective

When, in 2010, the leaders of Maersk, the world’s largest container ocean shipping company, asked, “What if we knew everything the reefer knows at...

Innovating At Scale

“We were getting hammered,” said Arnold Donald, Carnival Corporation’s CEO, recollecting his first days on the job in mid-2013. “Fuel prices were going through the...

What Will Self-Driving Cars Mean For Insurance?

“There’s a tech innovation arms race underway to create vehicles that don’t crash,” said Kenny Leitch, Global Telematics Director at RSA. “We intend to...

The Value Of A Moral Mandate

“When MH370 disappeared , we looked at ourselves and asked, ‘How is it possible that something like this could have happened?’” said Tim Ryan,...

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The dream of big data is to make experience predictable, and black swan theory says it can’t be done, at least not wholly reliably....

The Oldest Innovation: Monopoly

Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods is further evidence of its plan to corner the market on retail. It’s about consolidation, not innovation. In fact, controlling...