The digital twin

With the rise of digital, manufacturers are finding themselves rich in data. Meanwhile, computing has emerged as the cheapest, most abundant resource that we can deploy against any problem. The problem in manufacturing is not the lack of new ideas and products, but the ability to design and build new products efficiently. A 2015 IDC […]

Tesla riding on analytics for market success

The automaker with the most sophisticated analytics initiative isn’t Ford, Toyota, GM, Honda, BMW or any of the other large car manufacturers, according to one industry consultant. Rather, Matthias Bentenrieder tells Automotive News, it’s upstart Tesla Motors. Bentenrieder, a partner at consultancy Oliver Wyman, “says that Tesla has a better understanding than its competitors of how […]