Posts tagged as Collaboration

Collaborating for digital innovation in engineering

An in-house innovation workshop is now a annual event for SRK experts to share their technological inventions. The idea of the workshop was sparked by a global SRK Practice Leaders meeting in 2015, which highlighted the value of the culture of innovation within the group. During the meetings, delegates found that they solved many of […]

Real-time HD map updating collaboration

TomTom, the location technology specialist, and Hella Aglaia, a global supplier of computer vision software to the automotive industry, are collaborating to update the TomTom High Definition (HD Map) in real time using crowdsourced camera data from vehicles. The location company’s mapping product is a critical component for safe and comfortable autonomous driving. As part […]

Compromising on software outsourcing may lead to disaster

It remains a mystery at the heart of Boeing’s 737 Max crisis, how a company renowned for meticulous design, made seemingly basic software mistakes leading to two deadly crashes. Peter Robison at Bloomberg recently wrote “Longtime Boeing engineers say the effort was complicated by a push to outsource work to lower-paid contractors. The Max software, […]

Solution for cross-projects efficiencies

After its experience with Oracle Primavera, Siemens Wind Power, now Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE), chose Oracle Aconex for their offshore business unit. SGRE looked for a solution that was flexible enough to meet specific project needs as the company standardised their processes and systems across offshore projects. The company uses the software as a […]

WGIC and UNSD collaboration strengthens global geo-info ecosystem

The World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC) and the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), Secretariat for the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM), signed an agreement to collaborate and work towards demonstrating the comprehensive value and utility of geospatial knowledge and data systems as core enablers for attainment of the global […]

Summit breaks barriers in aviation through collaboration

Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) Company of South Africa hosted its seventh annual AviAfrique Innovation Summit that once again created a platform for pan-African, organisation, and cross-industry stakeholder collaboration. Breaking barriers in the aviation industry through innovation was the aptly themed summit once more hosted at Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) International […]