Is Ford’s Development System set up for the Future

GPDS (Global Product Development System) was developed from 2 AIAG standards, namely PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) and APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning). The resulting GPDS includes 31 elements, covering everything from quality processes, change management processes and revision control. The main purpose of GPDS is to improve competitiveness of Ford Motor Company products, while maximizing commonalities and resources and [...]

2019-03-13T11:39:55+00:00March 13th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Attack on Tesla

The German premium manufacturers blow in 2019 to attack Tesla. Audi, Porsche and Mercedes bring premium electric vehicles onto the market, which match Tesla' current models. The Audi E-Tron with 400 hp and 400 kilometres range from € 80,000, - is a real electric vehicle. At first glance, it looks like a vehicle with an internal combustion engine. That's because of [...]

2019-01-14T07:54:01+00:00January 14th, 2019|

Automotive industry in transition

Interim manager needed The German automotive industry with more than one million employees is in a major upheaval. The major trends are currently the diesel scandal, which has led for months to a significant decline in orders for diesel vehicles. This scandal occupies a large space in the coverage and conceals the actual big change from the vehicle manufacturer (OEM) [...]

2018-06-28T12:08:13+00:00June 28th, 2018|

Digitalization is driving Germany’s next Industry Generation

Multifaceted point of views and manifold approach options Discussions within the German industry about future digital challenges (often subsumed as “Industry 4.0”) usually focus two main subjects: a. How to upgrade my products keeping them in compliance with upcoming new digital requirements b. How to serve my customer‘s “digital” network specifications with aligning my workflows according their future real-time supply [...]

2017-03-02T09:03:13+00:00January 17th, 2017|

German Industry going digital

Traditional Masterplan or taking the Journey as the Reward? Discussions in Germany about future digital challenges within the industry usually focus two main subjects: How to join the world ”Internet of Things”: > Massive efficiency opportunities with data evaluations and – networking in real time / M2M communication „Pure products‘ mutations culminating in „Solutions“: >New way of thinking towards “All-inclusive [...]

2017-03-02T09:03:14+00:00December 3rd, 2015|

New German “bogus self-employment legislation draft“ versus Temporary Project (Interim-) Management

At least the same old story…! The latest changes with the bogus self-employment legislation status does not provide reasonable impacts on the current As-Is-situation along temporary project occupations in Germany. Especially those temporary project occupations conducted via professional management providers are not subject to regularly approval according German law, like “AÜG” But in some cases the German law requires social [...]

2017-03-02T09:03:14+00:00November 26th, 2015|

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