- Hot Topic
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Applicable – You’ll get advice that can be directly applied in the workplace or in everyday situations.
Analytical – You’ll understand the inner workings of the subject matter.
Background – You’ll get contextual knowledge as a frame for informed action or analysis.
Bold – You’ll find arguments that may break with predominant views.
Comprehensive – You’ll find every aspect of the subject matter covered.
Concrete Examples – You’ll get practical advice illustrated with examples of real-world applications or anecdotes.
Controversial – You’ll be confronted with strongly debated opinions.
Eloquent – You’ll enjoy a masterfully written or presented text.
Engaging – You’ll read or watch this all the way through the end.
Eye opening – You’ll be offered highly surprising insights.
For beginners – You’ll find this to be a good primer if you’re a learner with little or no prior experience/knowledge.
For experts – You’ll get the higher-level knowledge/instructions you need as an expert.
Hot Topic – You’ll find yourself in the middle of a highly debated issue.
Innovative – You can expect some truly fresh ideas and insights on brand-new products or trends.
Insider’s take – You’ll have the privilege of learning from someone who knows her or his topic inside-out.
Inspiring – You’ll want to put into practice what you’ve read immediately.
Overview – You’ll get a broad treatment of the subject matter, mentioning all its major aspects.
Scientific – You’ll get facts and figures grounded in scientific research.
Visionary – You’ll get a glimpse of the future and what it might mean for you.
Well structured – You’ll find this to be particularly well organized to support its reception or application.
The Capgemini Research Institute picked the brains of 174 automotive executives from 85 organizations to better understand how the industry is embracing digital transformation. They then compared that data with information collected from 1,300 executives working in 750 other global organizations. Their conclusions? The automotive industry is falling behind the digital curve. This special report explains how partnerships, innovation platforms, digital self-service options, a digital hub within the company and enhanced data analytics can help move the auto industry in the right direction.
About the Authors
Contributing authors for this special report include Jerome Buvat, the global head of research, Shahul Nath an associate consultant, Nick Gill the executive vice president of the Global Automotive Sector, and Marisa Slatter, a manager at the Capgemini Research Institute. Markus Winkler is the Executive Vice President of Automotive at Capgemini Invent, and Dr. Rainer Mehl is the executive vice president and managing director of manufacturing, automotive and life sciences at the Capgemini Research Institute.