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Automotive Industry IT Spending - CIO Focus, Trends, and Highest Growth Areas

  • ID: 3937838
  • Report
  • August 2016
  • Region: Global
  • 94 Pages
  • Frost & Sullivan
By 2020, IT Spending by Automotive Companies to Reach $80.05 Billion

Growing digitization, connectivity, cloud computing, dynamic customer preferences, Internet of Things (IoT), cybersecurity, and increasing automation are the key trends driving the automotive industry to invest in IT. Automotive OEMs, Tier I suppliers, and automotive ecosystem participants invest in key focus areas including Industry 4.0, digital retailing, security, Big Data, mobility, connected living and IoT.

This research service provides an overview of technology and software used in the automotive industry, trends related to each technology, approaches to each technology/software from a “C” level executive’s perspective, and recommendations on actionable insights. The base year of analysis is 2015 and forecasts span 2016 to 2025.

Key Questions This Study Will Answer

- What is the need to invest in technology and software?

- If technology and software tools are adopted, what are the trends, growth opportunities, operational efficiencies, and benefits for the company?

- What are the associated internal and external challenges faced while deploying technology/software?

- Who are the OEMs and service providers working on the technology/software, and what is the solution maturity level?

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1. Executive Summary
  • Automotive IT Spending - Top 5 Insights
  • Insight 1 - Global IT Spending (2015)
  • Insight 2 - Automotive IT Spending: Technology Investments
  • Insight 3 - Automotive IT Spending (2015 to 2025)
  • Insight 4 - Automotive IT Spending: Growth Environment
  • Insight 5 - Breakthrough Technologies Transforming Automotive Industry
  • Automotive IT Spending - Significant Overlaps
  • Automotive IT Spending Quickly Moving away from Traditional Areas
  • Automotive IT Spending - Current and Future Outlook
2. Research Scope, Objectives, Background, and Methodology
  • Research Scope
  • Research Aims and Objectives
  • Key Questions This Study Will Answer
  • Research Background
3. Automotive Industry 4.0
  • Automotive I4.0 - What IoMT in Automotive Manufacturing will Enable
  • Digitization in Manufacturing - Key Elements of Automotive I4.0 Approach
  • Digitization in Manufacturing and Required Percentage of IT Investments
  • Elements of Industry 4.0 - Robotics, Connectivity, and Software
  • Automotive IT Spending - Robotics and IIoT
  • Automotive IT Spending - Industry 4.0 Software
  • Snapshot - BMW’s Approach to I4.0: Digitization of Production Facilities
  • Snapshot - Mercedes-Benz’s Approach to Automotive I4.0
  • Snapshot - Siemens Solution for Maserati’s Digitalization Efforts
  • IT Landscape - What IT will be Used to Enable Automotive Industry 4.0?
4. Digital Retailing
  • Growing Digitization in All Elements of the Automotive Industry
  • Purchase Decisions Made Before Reaching the Store
  • Challenges of IT Objectives for a CIO or IT Department
  • Customer Purchasing Behavior Driven through a Digital Ecosystem
  • What Digitizing the Retail Environment Enables
  • Automotive Industry Digitalization - Dealer Operations
  • Breakdown of Initial Cost of Digitizing Retailing
  • Automotive IT Spending - Digital Retailing, 2015 to 2025
  • Comparison of OEM Digital Retailing Strategies
  • IT Landscape - What IT will be Used to Enable Digital Retailing?
5. Security
  • Automotive Industry - Growing Cybersecurity Focus
  • Challenges of IT Objectives for a CIO or IT Department
  • Automotive Security Focus - Data Management to Connected Cars
  • Automotive Security - Key Elements Driving Security Best Practices
  • Automotive Solutions Demand Comprehensive Security
  • Automotive Cybersecurity Activities
  • Automotive IT Spending - IT Security and Car Cybersecurity
  • GM’s Security Initiatives and Vulnerability Disclosure Program
  • IT Landscape - What IT will be Used to Enable Automotive Security?
6. Big Data
  • Harnessing Big Data - What Big Data Will Enable
  • Trends in Automotive Big Data Analysis
  • Key Focus Areas in Automotive Big Data Analytics
  • CIO/IT Challenges - Big Data Perspective
  • Automotive Big Data - Overview
  • Automotive IT Spending - Big Data, 2015 to 2025
  • Toyota’s Game-changing Transition Leveraging Predictive Analytics
  • Ford Plans to Improve Driving Experience by Streamlining Data
  • Automotive OEMs - Involvement in Big Data Analytics
  • IT Landscape - What IT will be Used to Enable Big Data?
7. Connected Living and IoT
  • Automotive Industry - Smart Home Objectives and Challenges
  • Smart Home and Connected Cars Crossover - Trends
  • Smart Home - Automotive OEM Initiatives
  • Automotive IT Spending - Connected Living and IoT, 2015 to 2025
  • Snapshot - Ford SYNC Initiatives towards Smart Cars and Smart Homes
  • Panasonic Automotive Roadmap - Focus on IoT and Key Technologies
  • IT Landscape - What IT will be Used to Enable Connected Living and IoT?
8. Mobility
  • Mobility Impact on Automotive and Transportation Industry
  • Mobility Companies Disrupting Automotive Industry Ecosystem
  • OEMs Moving towards Mobility-as-a-service (MaaS)
  • OEM Smart Mobility Strategies
  • Proliferation of the eHail Concept
  • Carsharing and Integrated Mobility - Early Stages for Automotive OEMs
  • Ridesharing and Automotive OEMs - Social Transportation Trend
  • Automotive IT Spending - Mobility, 2015 to 2025
  • FordPass Platform - Smart Mobility Initiative
  • Apple’s Investment in Chinese Ride Hailing Company - Didi Chuxing
  • IT Landscape - What IT will be Used to Enable Mobility?
9. Conclusions and Future Outlook
  • Overview of Automotive IT Spending, 2015 to 2025
  • Overview of Automotive IT Spending in Key Areas, 2015 to 2025
  • Strategic Imperatives for Automotive IT Spending
  • Key Conclusions and Future Outlook
  • The Last Word - 3 Big Predictions
  • Legal Disclaimer
10. Appendix
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