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Solving The Biggest Worry With Connected Cars: Security

Mahbubul Alam 2016, security 0 Comments

Recent incidents like the Volkswagen emission-control software scandal, the remote hack of a Jeep Cherokee, and speculative predictions that accompany any paradigm shift, result in a loss of consumer trust. With cars turning into rolling wireless networks and driverless cars on the horizon, connected cars with their software-based control systems open the door to a new realm of security vulnerabilities …


A DAY IN MY LIFE: 2016 Vs 2025

Mahbubul Alam 2016, Automotive, Autonomous car, car sharing 0 Comments

‘Queuing up’ is probably the most tedious part of an individual’s daily life. Be it a grocery store, an amusement park, or your daily commute to office; traffic jams and parking hassles are everyone’s area of concern. The fallouts are, more often than not, elevated levels of frustration, stress and anxiety. This post is essentially me musing over how my …

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Mahbubul Alam On The Peggy Smedley Show: The Voice Of IoT

Mahbubul Alam 2016, Automotive, cybersecurity 0 Comments

Mahbubul Alam, CTO/CMO, Movimento Group, recently had the pleasure of being a guest on the Peggy Smedley Show to discuss about the importance of cybersecurity and lack of mandatory security standards to drive its adoption across automotive industry.  Find the audio interview here( Advances in autonomous technology are no doubt an inevitable paradigm shift towards a better driving experience. However, …

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INTRODUCTION By the year 2020 an entire new generation would have grown up with mobile phone, high speed broadband, cloud services and apps for everything on smart device and at their fingertips. This is mainly due to the megatrend ‘digitalization’ of services fueled by the Internet of Things (IoT), which has the power to disrupt every industry and everything, around …


5G And Autonomous Vehicle

Mahbubul Alam Automotive 0 Comments

Mobile technologies such as 3G and 4G LTE along with WiFi, IEEE 802.11n/ac operating in the unlicensed spectrum are the main drivers for making connected vehicle a reality. Automakers in partnership with telecom carriers will need to figure out a profitable business model to offer connectivity to all vehicles (embedded connectivity in car and via tethered smartphone solutions) without any …

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CIO 2016 Honoree by Silicon Valley Business Journal, and the San Francisco Business Times

Mahbubul Alam Automotive, Slider 2 Comments

Join the Silicon Valley Business Journal and the San Francisco Business Times to honor the best Bay Area Chief Information Officers at our annual CIO Awards Event on 22nd of June 2016 Finalist, Private Company 2016 Bay Area CIO of the Year Awards Year joined company: 2015 Movimento’s business had been focused on “reflashing” software in cars. When Alam arrived, the …


How to Successfully Bring a Silicon Valley Approach to an Established Manufacturing Enterprise

Mahbubul Alam Automotive 0 Comments

by Mahbubul Alam, CTO/CMO, Movimento Group   Change can be a huge challenge for long-established industries seeking new markets or customers, higher profits and a future growth path.  Embedded cultures and ingrained processes often resist metamorphosis, stymieing the best intentions of senior executives charged with driving transformation. In some minds, the auto industry is the poster child for old-school thinking, …

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Vehicle-to-Everything Technology Will Be a Life Saver

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Part 1 of 2 A massive consumer-focused industry like automobiles is up close and personal with people — so up close that safety and driver protection from harm are top of mind for manufacturers. Although human error is the prevailing cause of collisions, creators of technologies used in vehicles have an obvious vested interest in helping lower the distressing statistics. …


Smartphones—Friend or Foe for Automotive OEMs?

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By Mahbubul Alam, CTO/CMO, Movimento Group Quote: “The evolution of smartphone-based automotive updates will transform the automotive business model from ‘sell, forget and pray’ to an innovative customer-centric, car-as-a-service model.” Around the world of automotive, a new wave of device-to-device connectivity is shaking up the industry. The phenomenon will have a ripple effect on most of the connected segments—technology, software, …