The Benefits of Supply Chain Sustainability Hailey Lynne McKeefry 7/1/2014 (6) 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.
Supply Chain Should Bank on Business Networks Hailey Lynne McKeefry 4/1/2014 (2) comments Increasingly, procurement is evolving as a strategic function within most manufacturing organizations. Business networks are evolving to connect the supply chain and give procurement the edge it needs.
Closing the Direct Procurement Gap Hailey Lynne McKeefry 1/29/2014 (1) comment Today's supply chain bears little resemblance to the procurement channel of the past. It's time for direct procurement practices to evolve and catch up.
Con Min Certification Drags in Central Africa Hailey Lynne McKeefry 12/13/2013 (2) comments Even as manufacturers scramble to meet the demands of compliance with the Dodd Frank Act by May 2013, lack of certification of mines may slow down efforts to identify mines that meet conflict mineral requirements.
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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!