Ready the Supply Chain for the IoT Storm Hailey Lynne McKeefry 11/14/2014 (4) comments The IoT of things will put more data into the hands of supply chain professionals. Leveraged properly, it has the promise to transform how organizations manage the business of getting products built.
Winter-Proof Your Supply Chain Hailey Lynne McKeefry 11/10/2014 Post a comment Depending on what is being transported, subzero temperatures can translate into eroded product quality or even product failures. Up-front planning can help avoid winter disasters.
Infographic: How to Outsource Logistics Hailey Lynne McKeefry 11/7/2014 (7) comments In many supply chains, 3PLs have taken center stage. This infographic offers an eight-step process for getting from in-house logistics to a solid partnership with a well-chosen outside provider.
Slideshow: Top 10 Graduate Supply Chain Programs Hailey Lynne McKeefry 10/16/2014 (11) comments For those who want to advance a supply chain career, the academic world offers a wealth of opportunities in continuing education, from a certificate in supply chain management to a Master's degree or Doctorate. Gartner's research identifies the leading programs.
Live Chat 10/16: Examining the Supply Chain With a Macroeconomic Lens Hailey Lynne McKeefry 10/13/2014 (1) comment Apek Mulay, EBN blogger and CEO of Mulay's Consultancy Services, brings his expertise in macroeconomics and the US semiconductor industry to bear as we discuss how the decentralization of the electronics supply chain and mass capitalism could benefit the industry. This approach, he says, will foster socio-economic reforms, reduce taxes, and help improve collaboration among businesses.
iPhone Tech Evolves & Thrives: Infographic Hailey Lynne McKeefry 9/12/2014 (8) comments A look at the trajectory of the iPhone shows consistent growth and a track record for innovation. Now, let's talk about how the electronics supply chain will shift along with changes in consumer electronics.
The Benefits of Supply Chain Sustainability Hailey Lynne McKeefry 7/1/2014 (2) comments Supply chain sustainability leads to clear benefits to the organization, not only from an environmental perspective, but also in terms of reduced costs and increased customer benefits. However, to reap these benefits, organizations need to make a concerted effort to disseminate the vision throughout the organization.
Live Chat 6/23: Smart Homes, Semis & the Proliferation of Small Data Hailey Lynne McKeefry 6/19/2014 (2) comments As much as we talk about big data, "little data" (all those bits and bytes generated by smart appliances and technologies) are also going to change the industry. We've invited Cees Links, founder and CEO of fabless semiconductor company GreenPeak Technologies and a pioneer of the wireless data industry, to talk about how the evolution of smart home data communications and the Internet of Things (IoT) is going to affect the electronics industry.
Connecting the Dots in Design for Environment Hailey Lynne McKeefry 6/13/2014 (14) comments In order to achieve true sustainability, OEMs need to be thinking about the environment from the day a product idea is captured on paper all the way until it makes its way to the landfill or recycling center.
Top 25 Global Electronics Distributors Hailey Lynne McKeefry 6/2/2014 (3) comments In an industry that has historically struggled with maintaining forward momentum amid change, the Top 25 Global Electronics Distributors List has achieved notable stability.
The Changing Face of Distribution Hailey Lynne McKeefry 6/2/2014 (2) comments Arrow Electronics chief executive Mike Long gives his take on the distribution industry, today and into the future, and shares how Arrow is evolving to meet the changing demands of the industry.
Building a Defense to Confound Counterfeiters Hailey Lynne McKeefry 5/30/2014 (4) comments In order to achieve true sustainability, OEMs need to be thinking about the environment from the day a product idea is captured on paper all the way until it makes its way to the landfill or recycling center.
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EBN Dialogue / LIVE CHAT
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!