Your Tires Will Be Smart, Too

As Google and Apple spark talk of automobiles as self-driving computers with glorified iPod user interfaces, Continental is quietly but actively innovating ways to improve...

What Will Safety Look Like Once Cars Are Smart?

While computer-assisted controls promise to make driving safer, the nature of accidents will change, not simply go away. Consumer expectations for those crash experiences...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Roads Paved With Solar Energy

It would be an understatement to say that the company’s executives were surprised when all of France’s major media showed up at the Colas...

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Is Big Data A Black Swan Killer?

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...

Amazon’s Retail Plan Isn’t About Books

What's up with Amazon opening a store in Manhattan, with hundreds more coming to towns that used to have book stores?  It has very little...