Game over for industrial IoT platforms; generative AI and industrial metaverse on the rise – insights from Hannover Messe 2023

Posted on April 25, 2023

Hannover Messe 2023 marked the end of the IoT platform era. SAP, Google, and IBM announced the end of their IoT platform services in 2022. Microsoft has laid off a significant part of its Azure IoT team over the past few months, and Microsoft’s industry cloud for manufacturing was not even visible at the fair. We expect to hear more details ...

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Sustainability is claiming its rightful place in the manufacturing industry – insights from Hannover Messe 2023

Posted on April 24, 2023

Hannover Messe 2023 has illustrated how ESG and, more precisely, sustainability are being integrated into industrial companies’ daily operations. Recent regulatory initiatives like the Supply Chain Act, the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), and the Inflation Reduction Act are forcing companies to look into their carbon ...

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Shakeup of the vendor landscape and new initiatives around open-source-based industrial IoT platforms

Posted on January 12, 2023

Open-source-based industrial IoT platforms have a clear focus on leveraging open-source technologies for large-scale IoT deployments across industrial, mobile, and other enterprise-related use cases. As the market for IoT platforms is maturing, we observe that open-source-based industrial IoT becomes a relevant alternative in the market. ...

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Fields of digital innovation: blockchain, quantum, VR/AR - VI

Posted on January 11, 2023

Cloud, IoT, and analytics are highly dynamic but widely established building blocks of digital innovation. In addition, less mature, or even newly emerging technologies are considered as important milestones of digital innovation, such as blockchain technology, augmented/virtual reality (AR/VR), and quantum computing.

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Fast-track to software-defined vehicles

Posted on November 18, 2022

PAC and T-Systems are pleased to announce the publication of a new whitepaper, “Fast-track to software-defined vehicles: How can OEMs cross the roadblocks that hamper the development of software-defined vehicles ? ”. In this whitepaper, we aim to assess the current state of the art in the software-defined vehicles market and its ...

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Le software-defined vehicle : le nouveau paradigme du secteur automobile

Posted on November 18, 2022

PAC et T-Systems ont le plaisir d'annoncer la publication d'un nouveau livre blanc, "Fast-track to software-defined vehicles : How can OEMs cross the roadblocks that hamper the development of software-defined vehicles ? ”. Dans ce livre blanc, nous souhaitons évaluer l'état actuel du marché du « software defined vehicle » et ses opportunités.

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PAC CxO survey reveals the reality, and opportunity, of enterprise 5G adoption across Europe

Posted on October 19, 2022

For 2022 PAC chose 5G as one of the key topics to survey 596 European CxOs across 14 countries. From the survey data highlighted in this blog, it is evident to PAC that 5G presents a significant opportunity for enterprises to improve their operations with the right support from solution/service providers.

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The Genesys G-Summit for UK&I demonstrated the importance of experience orchestration

Posted on October 10, 2022

PAC recently had the opportunity to attend a Genesys UK&I event, the customer experience (CX) and contact centre software company, to learn more about their products and how they support organisations’ CX journeys.

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The complexity of managing assets across the supply chain and the role of ServiceNow

Posted on October 3, 2022

It is well understood that supply chains do not handle uncertainty and unpredictability well. Therefore, PAC considers the announcements by ServiceNow mentioned in this article, as part of the Tokyo release, as having the potential to optimise the complex nature of an organization's supply chain.

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Malgré tous les vents contraires, la tendance reste à la hausse pour les investissements IT des industriels français

Posted on July 20, 2022

Après une année 2020 impactée par la crise du COVID, le secteur industriel est bien reparti en 2021 et va continuer sur sa lancée en 2022. La taille de marché IT  totale estimée pour le vertical Manufacturing en France pour 2022 est de 19.8 Md€, et il sera en croissance de +7.5% pour 2023.  Les entreprises sont conscientes de la nécessité ...

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Le secteur du bâtiment et travaux publics (BTP) : un terrain propice pour le développement de l’IA ?

Posted on January 13, 2022

L'adoption de l'intelligence artificielle (IA) a explosé dans de nombreux secteurs industriels. Ce constat n’a pourtant rien d’évident pour le BTP, secteur notoirement réputé pour son faible niveau d'adoption des technologies numériques et des innovations tout court.

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Figure of the day: Manufacturing industry - share SITS market - Germany

Posted on December 8, 2021

According to PAC, the German manufacturing industry accounts for more than 35% of the total software and IT services (SITS) market...

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Figure of the day: Software and IT services market - manufacturing industry - Germany

Posted on October 7, 2021

The German manufacturing industry is one of the main pillars of the German economy and accounts for more than 35% of the local total software and IT services (SITS) market. 

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Software-defined cars at the center of the IAA 2021

Posted on September 13, 2021

Last week, the leading trade fair of the automotive industry, the International Automobile Exhibition (also known as International Mobility Show, IAA), opened its doors to welcome more than 400,000 visitors in Munich, Germany. From September 7th to September 12th, visitors were able to have a look at the newest car models from major OEMs ...

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Le secteur industriel obligé de se transformer

Posted on September 9, 2021

Le secteur industriel a été, avec les transports et le tourisme l’un des secteurs les plus impactés par la crise liée au Covid. L’année 2020 a été très difficile et la reprise s’opère à des vitesses différentes selon les sous-secteurs industriels. L’aéronautique, par exemple, reste impacté et continuera à l’être pendant plusieurs années, ...

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PAC INNOVATION RADAR Open Digital Platforms for the Industrial World in Europe 2021: agile and efficient scaling is key

Posted on July 29, 2021

Today PAC published its seven-part PAC INNOVATION RADAR “Open Digital Platforms for the Industrial World in Europe 2021”. It is the broadest analysis of the vendor landscape for open digital platforms for use in industrial contexts. 

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Figure of the day: AI strategy - manufacturing - UK

Posted on July 1, 2021

63% of the enterprise leaders in the manufacturing sector we surveyed for the UK CxO Investment Survey said their company has an AI strategy under development.

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Accenture acquires Umlaut (part of P3 Group) – the next big move by a global C&SI provider into the German engineering services market

Posted on June 22, 2021

Back in summer 2019, Capgemini announced the acquisition of Altran. This was the first big move we saw from a global consulting & systems integration (C&SI) provider towards becoming a leading player in the German engineering services market. After a “time-out due to Corona” in 2020, the next big step was the acquisition of ESG Mobility, the ...

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Figure of the day: IT budget - CxO survey - manufacturing

Posted on June 17, 2021

27% of the enterprise leaders in the manufacturing sector we surveyed for the CxO Investment Survey worldwide stated that their organization’s IT budget increased in 2020 compared to 2019.

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AWS brings machine learning solutions to take on manufacturing challenges

Posted on May 28, 2021

We recently sat down with Jan Metzner, Head of Manufacturing for EMEA; and Constantin Gonzales, a Principal Solutions Architect working with customers in the manufacturing industry.

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