Siemens is on the pulse of groundbreaking innovations. In step with that objective, the Thought Leadership Team at Siemens Digital Industry Software provides podcasts, blogs, articles and white papers based on the knowledge of engineers and experts in their field. We discuss what Siemens is doing in many industries while forecasting the landscape of innovative technologies.

Our team focuses on emerging technologies in the next two to five years that Siemens is investing in and for which we are developing solutions.

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Testing and perfecting driverless vehicle technology

 
The auto industry is fully invested in developing autonomous vehicles. Long-standing OEMs and brand new startups alike are developing and testing these cars to ensure their safety before the…

How smart engineering can solve heavy equipment challenges

Smart engineering is data-driven engineering that optimizes historic and real-time data in all stages of a product’s life. It can be applied throughout the spectrum of heavy equipment markets and is …

Shifting customer expectations and the rise of bottled water

I recently wrote about a quick stop for a snack and my recognition that the restaurant industry has gone through some changes due to shifting customer expectations.

There is a shift to a h…

The art of smart product development

Smart product development is a necessary reality for many companies today. Smart products bring with them many new obstacles and challenges. But like many other things, if you’re willing to learn fro…

Digitalized PLM processes are key to sustainable shipping

The shipping industry in April 2018 received a wake-up call from the International Maritime Organization. The regulatory body, which is responsible for pollution prevention, safety and security in th…

The future of AI and human intelligence

The future of AI is unfolding and it worries me.
I’m a software engineer and a large portion of my work day revolves around completing mundane tasks like writing emails, attending meetings, filli…

Autonomous systems that will deliver trust

Automotive companies are working to figure out how software and hardware will best work together in autonomous cars, and they’re turning toward companies with electronic design automation experience …

Are self driving cars safe?

All of a sudden the autonomous future is looking a bit more uncertain, which is somewhat surprising given what tech and auto boosters have been saying for years now — namely, that self-driving cars a…

IP protection in high-volume printed parts production

In any description of the factory of the future or Industry 4.0, data is the most valuable asset. 

Materials shortages and mechanical failures used to be the biggest threats to fulfil…