20
Mar 2012

automotiveDAY 2012: Apps, Apps, Apps

Over 500 participants registered for this year's automotiveDAY, which has been held since 2009 in the Deutschen Messe Congress Center and takes place during the CeBIT event in Hannover. In the fully occupied Plenum and round the many tables set up in the vestibule, one had the feeling that the CIOs of the automobile industry are in the process of redefining themselves – by means of apps.

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20
Mar 2012

The topic of Systems Engineering picks up speed

Even though the industry has not yet fully adjusted to the peculiarities of mechatronics development, an even greater challenge – Systems Engineering – is already on the agenda. Step-by-step however, things are beginning to move in the discussion. Organizations such as WiGeP, the ProSTEP iViP Association or the Society for Systems Engineering are addressing the subject and the opportunities for debate are starting to open up.

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14
Mar 2012

Codex of PLM Openness Version 1.0 released

The first version of the Codex of PLM Openness (CPO) was officially released during CeBIT on March 8 at the automotiveDAY 2012. The ProSTEP iViP Association and representatives of the automobile industry and suppliers gave the reasons for their initiative in the course of the release announcement. The first companies have already signed. Immediately after the announcement, several firms spontaneously expressed their support for the Codex.

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06
Mar 2012

Daimler shows ‚Digital Life@Daimler‘ at CeBIT

On March 8 Dr. Michael Gorriz, CIO Daimler AG and leader Information Technology Management, and technical experts present the initiative ‚Digital Life@Daimler‘ at CeBIT within the Congress Center of the Hannover Messe.

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02
Mar 2012

Autodesk PLM 360 now available

The PLM solution announced at the end of 2011 by Autodesk has been today presented in a webcast. Its name is Autodesk PLM 360. The cloud-based solution brings a new approach to the world of PLM: Cloud applications let the user access data that remains behind the firewall of the owner, with the application making the information available to a broad mass of potential users. The price in the USA is USD75 per month and per user. For Europe, this is 85 Euros per month and per user.

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