Mouser Sponsors China ACE Awards EBN Newswire 2/24/2011 Post a comment Mouser Electronics is projecting continued success in Asia for 2011 as the company plans to build on last year’s momentum to increase sales and continue its global expansion
Benchmark Expands in Penang EBN Newswire 2/22/2011 Post a comment Benchmark Electronics today announced that it has acquired facilities and certain other assets to expand its precision technologies capabilities in Penang, Malaysia
Avnet Adds 'Green' Batteries EBN Newswire 2/22/2011 Post a comment Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas will carry the complete line of rechargeable solid state batteries and evaluation kits from Cymbet Corporation
MouserMobile: 'Advanced' EBN Newswire 2/22/2011 Post a comment The newly designed MouserMobile offers the most advanced features for multilingual, multicurrency support for design engineers and buyers
Pulse Adds Power Line App EBN Newswire 2/18/2011 Post a comment Pulse Electronics Corporation provides engineers with an application-based sales (ABS) tool for designing power line communication (PLC) applications
EBN Dialogue enables and encourages you to participate in live chats with notable leaders and luminaries. Not only editors and journalists, but the entire EBN community is able to comment and ask questions. Listed below are upcoming and archived chats.
Thailand Stages a Comeback Join EBN contributor Jennifer Baljko on Thursday August 23, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. EST for a live chat on how electronic manufacturers in Thailand have shored up their supply chain to reduce the impact of future natural disasters.
Microsoft Surface: Potential Winners & Losers What are the implications for the electronics industry supply chain of Microsoft Corp.'s decision to launch its own tablet PC? Join industry veteran and EE Times' systems and OEM expert Rick Merritt on Tuesday, July 3, at 12:00 pm EDT for a Live Chat on this subject.
Join EBN contributor Jennifer Baljko on Thursday August 23, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. EST for a live chat on how electronic manufacturers in Thailand have shored up their supply chain to reduce the impact of future natural disasters.
Peter Drucker famously said "Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window." Yet in the razor's-edge world of electronics—with a lean supply chain and just-in-time demands—the need to know the future is vital.
While no one really can accurately predict the future, we can take guidance from another Drucker saying which is the best way to predict the future is to create it.
You've heard the saying "the No. 1 supply chain risk is your people." That hasn't always been the case. But today's complex global supply chain requires a new type of multitalented employee. It's one who understands, finance, marketing, economics, is savvy with technology, graceful with relationships and can think analytically.
Where are these people? Are universities properly preparing the next generation supply chain professionals? How do train your existing workforce for these new, demanding positions?
Brian Fuller, editor-in-chief of EBN, will lead a 60-minute Avnet Velocity panel discussion that will ask and answer these and other questions swirling around today's supply-chain talent challenges.