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Auto Revolution 2019: As Digital Retailing Picks Up Steam, Automotive Dealers Need To Initiate Strategic Planning

While most car buying transactions are still closed on site at dealerships, there is increasing evidence that consumers are exploring their digital options across the buying options. It is for this reason that it is not too early to begin planning now to prepare for the emergence of digital retailing in the automotive sector, says Chris Sutton, Vice President of Automotive Retail and J.D. Power in a podcast interview for journalists covering the Auto Revolution 2019 conference Las Vegas on October 23-24.

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Auto Revolution 2019: The New Generation Of Automated Vehicles Requires A Focus On Education

The auto industry has not seen so much disruption and innovation since the rise of mass automobile production. Electric engines are on a trajectory to replace internal combustion technology that has underpinned the industry for over a century and mass deployment of digitally connected and automated features are transforming basic assumptions about the driving experience --so says David Amodeo in a podcast interview for journalists covering the Auto Revolution 2019 conference Las Vegas on October 23-24. 

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Auto Revolution 2019: Chris Hodges Of J.D. Power On How Mastering The Digital Journey Plays A Key Role For Engendering Trust In Automotive Innovations

Given the massive amount of change to which consumers are being exposed -- especially when it comes to their mobile lives -- the ability to carefully track the complex evolution of customer sentiment is emerging as a critical discipline among leading players in the different sectors of the automotive industry.

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Auto Revolution 2019: The Critical Role Of Trust In Harnessing The Full Potential Of The Voice Of The Vehicle

While the emergence of internet of things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and next generation cloud computing technologies are creating new opportunities to capture deep insights into the driving and vehicle ownership experience, the automotive industry must take care to ensure consumers have a high level of comfort and trust in Voice of the Vehicle (VOV) initiatives, says Dave Sargent, Vice President of Global Automotive for J.D. Power, in an interview prepared for the upcoming J.D. Power Auto Revolution event in Las Vegas on October 23-24.

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Auto Revolution 2019: The Disruptive Implications Of Intelligent Connected Vehicles

The automotive industry must engage in a comprehensive and high-profile discussion on the implications of intelligent vehicles to ensure consumer trust and adoption, according to Bernardo Rodriguez, Chief Digital Officer at J.D. Power, in an audio interview for journalists covering the Auto Revolution 2019 conference Las Vegas on October 23-24. 

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Vitria's Mike Rossi Makes the Case for Focusing on Digital Operations in the Context of Business Transformation Initiatives

While the jury is out on what percentage of large digital transformation initiatives are successful, projects that focus on digitizing and improving specific operations have a proven track record of delivering tangible cost and efficiency benefits in 90-, 60- and even 30-day timeframes, according to Mike Rossi, Senior Vice President for Menlo Park, Calif.-based Vitria.

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Field Test in Cleveland Demonstrates that ATSC 3.0 Can Can Deliver UHD HDR in a Challenging Urban Environment

In a field test conducted under the auspices of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) in Cleveland, OH between May 14th and May 16th, an engineering team from multiple industry participants showed how ATSC 3.0 technology can enhance the technological performance and economic value of existing broadcast infrastructures.

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Vitria's Chris Menier Describes Critical Framework Necessary for Digital Operations and Successful Transformation Initiatives

Organizations seeking to leverage the latest technologies to digitize their business processes must carefully consider how to integrate operational processes all the way from the back end to the front end, says Chris Menier, Vice President and Transformation Strategist for Vitria, in an audio interview for journalists.

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AirTies' Philippe Alcaras and Technicolor's Gary Gutknecht Discuss the Growing Importance of Smart Wi-Fi to Network Service Provider Community

The number of devices relying on Wi-Fi access within the home is exploding. Along with the increase of devices, rising streaming needs are also creating conditions where Network Service Providers (NSPs) must focus on improving Wi-Fi connectivity within the home in order to provide the highest quality of experience subscribers expect.

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Vitria's Chris Menier Explores How Arrival of 5G Turns Wireless Network Service Providers into Indispensable Players in the IoT Market

The arrival in 2019 of 5G wireless wide-area networking technology promises to leave an indelible mark on any industry that stands to gain from the rapid evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT), and will place network service providers in an ideal position to serve this market.

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Technicolor's Luis Martinez-Amago Discusses Key Trends Defining Network Service Provider Strategies for the Connected Home

This year will see more Network Service Providers (NSPs) around the world embrace "managed services" as a core strategy for generating new recurring revenues and competing with retail offers, says Luis Martinez-Amago, President and General Manager for Technicolor's Connected Home Division, in an audio interview for journalists.

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Michael Foy of J.D. Power Explores How the Wealth Management Sector Can Integrate Human and Technological Touch Points to Maximize Customer Experience

Digital transformation is changing the way that people buy, get information and invest. Though wealth management is a relative latecomer to digital transformation, today's wealth management companies and their customers are now relying increasingly on digital processes to purchase wealth management services -- as well as for some basic investment advice, says Michael Foy, Senior Director, Wealth Management Practice J.D. Power, in a new interview for journalists.

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Ben Bartosch Discusses Impact of Natural Disasters on Vehicle Pricing for Dealers and Consumers; J.D. Power Used Vehicle Price Index

Hurricanes and other natural disasters invariably cause price increases in the automobile market across the affected area, with a ripple effect that extends beyond the direct points of impact. The exact effect of each event, however, differs, so it is important to have historical data as a benchmark to help predict the pricing impact, says Ben Bartosch, Manager of Forecast Analytics at J.D. Power, in a new audio interview for journalists.

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Technicolor's Patrick Goemaere Describes How Edge Compute and Software Life-Cycle Management Create Customer Value and Flexibility

The rapid rise of DevOps -- along with the mainstreaming of agile methodologies for creating applications -- is introducing new opportunities for Network Service Providers (NSPs) interested in deploying more services to subscribers, more rapidly and safely in the era of Edge Computing and the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Windstream and Vitria Executives Discuss the Future of Network Service Providers in Serving the Connected Lives of Consumers at Home and at Work

The cable/telco sector is in the midst of a seismic shift, as new technologies and rising consumer expectations drive the radical transformation of traditional business models. During a recent podcast interview for journalists, Mark Wyman, Senior Vice President for Application Development for Windstream and Chris Menier, Vice President and Transformation Strategist at Vitria discussed how a sophisticated data-centric approach to a customer-focused strategy can generate sustainable competitive differentiation within the NSP community.

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