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The Future of Cars with Game Changers, Presented by SAP

The Future of Cars with Game Changers, Presented by SAP

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August 08th 2017:Remote-Control Vehicles: Not Just for Kids Anymore!

The buzz: “Starsky Robotics emerged from a year and a half in stealth to unveil its end-to-end driverless trucking technology. A few days earlier, Embark did the same” (trucks.com). Remember remote-control toy cars from your youth? Brace yourself. Real-life remote-control vehicles – aka teleoperations – may be a grown-up reality for long-haul trucks and taxis by 2020. What is the future of these two industries that employ millions? How will these vehicles co-exist with human-operated cars on streets and highways? Who is driving this trend? The experts speak. Heather Ashton, IDC: “He (or SHE!)

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Heather Ashton

Heather Ashton is a Research Manager at IDC Manufacturing Insights. Heather leads the Service Innovation and Connected Products Strategies Service, where she focuses on how manufacturers are applying transformational technology like IoT to aftermarket service in their efforts to increase customer centricity. Automotive is one of the key industries that Heather's research covers. Heather has enjoyed working as an industry analyst for nearly two decades, and she is an active participant and speaker at industry events. She contributes regularly to the IDC Community blog, including a recent post on connected cars that can be viewed here: https://idc-community.com/manufacturing/manufacturing-v
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Bill Powell

Bill Powell is the Director of Enterprise Architecture for Automotive Resources International (ARI), the largest privately-held fleet management company in the world. Bill is directly responsible for leading the evolution of ARI’s global IT system architecture in support of its business strategy and is currently focused on expanding ARI’s products and services within its European operations. Bill is a passionate analytics advocate with a specialty in coupling in-memory systems with IoT information to drive innovation within the automotive market. He provides keynote speeches on the global stage focusing on how organizations that intertwine analytics with core business functions can create
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William “Bill” Newman

William (“Bill”) Newman serves as the NA Strategic Industry Advisor at SAP, providing industry perspective, strategic business advice, and thought leadership to support SAP NA automotive and discrete industry customers and their co-innovation programs. Bill is also an author, professional speaker, writer and consultant with 30 years of experience in strategy and IT planning across multiple industry sectors. A Certified Management Consultant since 1995, he has led consulting practices at Booz & Company, KPMG BearingPoint, and Grant Thornton, and led his own consulting firm, Newport Consulting Group, prior to SAP. The author of two books on enterprise performance, Bill’s writings have been a
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2529/the-future-of-cars-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap 24/10/2017 07:00 24/10/2017 08:00 The Future of Cars with Game Changers, Presented by SAP https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2529/the-future-of-cars-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap The buzz: “Starsky Robotics emerged from a year and a half in stealth to unveil its end-to-end driverless trucking technology. A few days earlier, Embark did the same” (trucks.com). Remember remote-control toy cars from your youth? Brace yourself. Real-life remote-control vehicles – aka teleoperations – may be a grown-up reality for long-haul trucks and taxis by 2020. What is the future of these two industries that employ millions? How will these vehicles co-exist with human-operated cars on streets and highways? Who is driving this trend? The experts speak. Heather Ashton, IDC: “He (or SHE!) who controls the remote, controls the world” (Julie Garwood). Bill Powell, ARI: “Both optimists and pessimists contribute to our society. The optimist invents the airplane, and the pessimist the parachute” (George B. Shaw). Bill Newman, SAP: “Remember the Golden Rule – Whoever has the gold, makes the rules” (Wizard of Id, 1965). Join us for Remote-Controlled Vehicles: Not Just for Kids Anymore! VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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