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Vitesco Technologies’ decisive commitment to cloud

The Industrialist: An interview with Thomas Buck, CIO of Vitesco Technologies


November 27, 2023

Subscribe to The Industrialist, your essential guide to the industrial industry. Each month, discover how Industrial companies create and compete, the new business practices and trends to watch, and which individuals are shaping the future of the industrial sector.

For this edition, we talked with Vitesco Technologies’ CIO Thomas Buck about the company’s decisive commitment to cloud that enabled speed and flexibility–and more importantly that helps unlock the potential of next-generation solutions such as generative AI, digital twins and the metaverse.

Manuela Peintner, Managing Director at Accenture, talked with Thomas about Vitesco Technologies' strategy for addressing the disruptive megatrends affecting industrial automotive suppliers. Thomas also shared his perspective on the role of open data ecosystems and industry-wide collaboration, as well as how his team is elevating cybersecurity to an organization-wide priority.

With our focus on the cloud, we were able to lay a perfect foundation for all our digitalization initiatives.

Thomas Buck / Chief Information Officer, Vitesco Technologies

Trends, innovations and insights you need to know

From the latest trends and tools to ground-breaking technologies and innovations impacting the manufacturing and industrial arena, Innovate is designed to keep you up to date. This month, read about in-vehicle generative AI that allows drivers to engage in natural dialogue with their car; a new ultra-compact e-motor design enabled by an inductive transmission unit, and a machine-tool digital twin promising significant boost in performance; … and more.

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Our take

Insights and advice on how to reimagine your business and operations by capitalizing on new technologies:

  • The new automotive industry fast lane is software‐defined: The vehicle of the future is personalized and able to adapt and update—just like a smartphone. Revenue from digitally-enabled services is set to rise tenfold by 2040. To compete effectively, OEMs must transform across their entire organization.
  • Technology Vision for SAP Solutions 2023: Our new report explores the enormous possibilities for SAP customers to have a head start in building truly digital organizations operating in a new shared reality defined by generative AI, digital twin technology and other emerging solutions.

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