Motive Retail Covid19 Shelter-in-Place Week 6 Update

Six weeks into Motive Retail’s Covid-19 shelter-in-place protocol, here’s a quick update on how the virus has affected our work: We’ve fine-tuned our work efficiency tools (JIRA boards, agile rituals, etc) to the point where we may be BETTER aligned on work across the team than before Covid! We’ve increased all-hands standups over video call from 1x/week to 2x/week, while…

Inspiration from Newton in Challenging Times

We are witnessing times many of us never thought we’d experience in our lifetime.  At Motive Retail, we are grateful that we are able to maintain full business continuity with 100% of our staff working from their homes. We are also grateful that we entered this period: 1. With a healthy backlog of work, including  New integration certification programs from…

Three New Short Videos from Motive Retail

They say that reading text gives the brain a much better workout than taking in information via video, but if you’re like me, you do your gym time every day reading emails, reports, and other print and electronic publications throughout your workday. Motive Retail is pleased to give your brain a little visual stimulation by sharing three new videos on…

NADA 2020 – See you there!

We are looking forward to seeing old friends and new acquaintances this week at the NADA show in Las Vegas. Every year, the convergence of so many parties in automotive provides a unique opportunity to build holistic perspectives on how changes in industry are driving the offerings that support automotive.  With ever-diversifying car buying personas and car buying methods, one…

Tapping into Automotive Telematics Data

In an economy where data is an increasingly valuable commodity, questions over data ownership rights continue to find an audience in economic, political, legal and even technical debates.  In the 2019 Auto Care Legislative Summit in September, a bill was further discussed that is advocating for increased consumer and independent garage facilities rights to telematically transmitted vehicle diagnostic and repair…