Paul Martyn
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Jan 31: D-Day for Conflict Minerals Compliance
Paul Martyn  
1/30/2013   (12) comments
Jan. 31 is the deadline for complying with the SEC reporting rules for conflict minerals. Are you and your suppliers in compliance?
Defending Contract Management in 2013 Budgets
Paul Martyn  
10/10/2012   Post a comment
As electronic companies prepare 2013 procurement budgets, they should find ways to highlight the values of effective contract management
3 Lessons From the Apple-Foxconn Debacle
Paul Martyn  
4/18/2012   (8) comments
Electronic OEMs must understand total cost of ownership and develop a better system for ensuring supplier and contractor compliance.
Spend Analysis: Why Are You Still Waiting?
Paul Martyn  
3/26/2012   (4) comments
Adopting a holistic approach to spend analysis in procurement is a viable strategy for maximizing performance throughout the organization.
2012: Prepare for More Supply Chain Volatility
Paul Martyn  
1/26/2012   (8) comments
OEMs and components suppliers should prepare for a more volatile supply chain in 2012, but they can take steps to mitigate the problems.

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EBN Dialogue enables you to participate in live chats with notable leaders and luminaries. Open to the entire EBN community of electronics supply chain experts, these conversations see ideas shared, comments made, and questions asked and answered in real time. Listed below are upcoming and archived chats. Stay tuned and join in!
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Live Chat 01/15: CPOs Re-Shape Their Business Roles
Increasingly chief procurement officers (CPOs) are re-shaping their organizational role to focus on creating results far beyond cost controls. A new IBM survey explores how.
Live Chat 11/12: Examining the Cyberthreat to Supply Chains
The number of cyberattacks is on the rise and hackers are targeting the supply chain. Drew Smith, founder and CEO of InfoArmor, will be on hand to discuss the reality of today's threat landscape and what to do about it.