Have you ever found yourself thinking about a technological vision of the future, where machines are taking care of basically every step in industrial production, retail, services or transportation. Well you probably did after watching a Hollywood movie. But soon you will be able to skip your detour to the theaters. At this year’s Hannover Messe everything was about “Industry [...]
The market for R&D services and STIE in Germany, comprising engineering services, technical consulting as well as the development and deployment of embedded software and solutions, is in a interesting phase of orientation and definition. While economic pressure increases and the outlook for 2013 could surely be better in many industry sectors, clients are more and more involving external partners [...]
Latest thoughts on a European-wide carrier network consolidation, announced last week by France Telecom, Telefonica, Deutsche Telekom and Telecom Italia, might bring up further opportunities for other industries on mainland Europe.
The Austrian IT market is well developed in terms of acceptance of new technologies and solutions by enterprises and private persons. Within its annual analysis of the local market development, PAC highlights the major characteristics of the markets and supplier landscapes as well as major growth drivers in the medium and long-term. The market for software products for instance is a highly [...]
Japanese IT giant NTT Data is reaching out for the European continent, creating a strong footprint with its latest operational brand merging activities of its most recent acquisitions across the UK, the DACH region and Italy. However, how will that process transform “Your ArchITect”, the claim that the German-based Cirquent GmbH was using over the last years in order to develop a [...]
In April 2012, Cirquent as a brand name will disappear from the IT supplier landscape in Germany and Europe. And this is good news. Not because the brand did not manage to communicate the characteristics of the company behind it – that is the holistic understanding of customer requirements (Cir stands for circle) and a consistent (or consequent) focus on [...]
The hustle and bustle of the Embedded World 2011 in Nuremberg has subsided and the exhibition halls are probably already being occupied by other exhibitors displaying their products. In my thoughts, though, I am still at the trade fair for embedded systems and industrial information technology. What has changed? When, in 2008, I visited this fair for the first time, [...]