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15 Companies Hoping Make Lebanon a Global Tech Hub
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
2/8/2016   Post a comment
Positioning itself as a “Silicon Valley of the Middle East,” Beirut is making a home to start ups that are disrupting the electronics industry.
Happy Workers = Happy Supply Chain
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
2/5/2016   (1) comment
If employees are happy, they are going to do a better job. Smart OEMs, then, will make an effort to help employees find satisfaction.
Super Bowl & NFL Offer Supply Chain Wisdom
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
1/29/2016   Post a comment
The much-anticipated contract negotiations between the NFL and its athletes has the potential to highlight the importance of these types of talks in the electronics supply chain.
Digging in to Why Supply Chain IT Projects Fail
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
1/29/2016   Post a comment
As important as IT is to supply chain success, getting the organization from the ideal technology to real implementation can prove challenging, a new survey of global CIOs finds.
Getting Closure on the Gender Gap in Manufacturing
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
1/27/2016   (1) comment
Encouraging women to get involved in manufacturing may be one solid path to closing the looming employment gap.
Tackling the Risky Business of the Electronics Supply Chain
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
1/15/2016   Post a comment
Risk management is tricky but vital for today's electronics OEMs
EBN@C-Level: Looking at Electronics Distribution Trends with Avnet's Gerry Fay
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
1/14/2016   Post a comment
EBN sat down with Gerry Fay, senior vice president, Avnet and president, Avnet Electronics Marketing, Global, to talk about the embeeded systems and IoT trends and about what the company sees in the year ahead.
U.S. OEMs Face Big Fines With Canadian eManifest Enforcement
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
1/8/2016   Post a comment
Moving data is often as important as moving freight. The Canadian eManifest is an important step toward improving security by receiving cargo and conveyance information before a shipment arrives at the border.
The Year in Review: Dangerous Goods Shipping Regs
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
1/8/2016   Post a comment
Compliance around documentation and preparing dangerous shipments is a moving target. Today's infographic looks at the changes in the industry in the past year.
EBN's Top 5 Distribution Stories for 2015
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
1/6/2016   (1) comment
Distributors play a critical part of the electronics supply chain—and this year EBN kept close tabs on this important group of companies.
EBN's Top 10 Supply Chain Stories for 2015
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
1/5/2016   (1) comment
Last year, best practices around procurement, logistics, sustainability, compliance, and more are hot topics of conversation industry wide. Will 2016 be any different?
EBN's 2015 Top 10 Electronics Industry Slideshows
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
1/4/2016   Post a comment
The electronics supply chain has had an exciting year--and EBN was in the thick of it. Take a look at these ten winning slideshows that review, in pictures, great gains in technology, products, and supply chain practices.
Get Ready for the Holiday Returns Season
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
12/31/2015   (1) comment
Holiday returns can take a retail e-commerce sales season from merry to bleak. Here's a look at the reality of the trend.
High-Tech OEMs Make Holiday Delights
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
12/24/2015   Post a comment
With a plethora of technology gadgets hitting store shelves, there's something for everyone—but the sheer volume of choice can be overwhelming.
'Tis the Season to Party
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
12/18/2015   Post a comment
Technology companies may be a step ahead in planning holiday get togethers--there's a lot of cool mobile apps to make the job easy.
Holiday Season Raises Supply Chain Opportunity & Risk
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
12/15/2015   Post a comment
At the holiday season, the supply chain is particularly important so risk planning is critical.
Manufacturing Day 2015 Helps Helps Shift Perceptions
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
12/11/2015   Post a comment
Eighty one percent of students surveyed after Manufacturing Day 2015 are more convinced manufacturing provides careers that are both interesting and rewarding.
Bring the Wisdom of Crowds to the Supply Chain
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
12/4/2015   Post a comment
The electronics industry needs to start leveraging collective wisdom for better business outcomes.
IPSO Alliance Identifies IoT Innovators with Challenge Finalists
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
12/3/2015   Post a comment
The IPSO Challenge asked inventors and designers to look for new and innovative ways to use IoT technology to solve real-world problems.
Supply Chain Proves Critical for Black Friday Success
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
11/27/2015   (1) comment
Advanced supply chain planning is critical to success on the biggest consumer electronics buying weekend of the year.
Last Mile Delivery Defines Success or Failure
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
11/27/2015   (3) comments
Black Friday sales can set the tone for the holiday season, but consumer respect throughout the year is a big part of being successful.
Add Cybersecurity to Supply Chain Risk List
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
11/20/2015   Post a comment
Cybersecurity is a critical component of managing risk in the supply chain. Here's a look at the biggest threats and latest best practices.
10 Early Stage Technology Innovations Point to the Future
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
11/12/2015   Post a comment
Emerging technologies, including printed electronics, wearable technology, 3D printing, sensors, energy harvesting, electric vehicles and new advanced materials,are set to change the electronics market. Here's a look at 10 innovative embryonic technologies.
Through the Decades: A History of Printing Technology
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
11/6/2015   Post a comment
Printing is a critical to just about every type of business, and printings newest technology (3D printing) has the potential to transform manufacturing as well. Here you can take a virtual tour of the history of printing.
EBN@C-Level: Arrow Electronics' Tim Kolbus Talks About Supply Chain
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
11/5/2015   Post a comment
Tim Kolbus, vice president of Global Logistics Services at Arrow Electronics gives us his thoughts on supply chain strategy—and to hear about how Arrow is tackling this important topic, from hiring the right people to choosing the right technologies.
A Look at the Spooktacular Halloween Supply Chain
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
10/30/2015   (2) comments
Halloween is the de facto start of the slide into the holiday season, and it's a big day for electronically enabled costumes and decorations. Here's a look at how big the holiday is.
A Guide to 5 Common Malware Monsters
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
10/30/2015   Post a comment
Supply pros handle a lot of sensitive data, from product designs and work orders to purchase orders and supplier info, so staying ahead of hackers looking to monetize stolen data is critical.
Makers: Why The Electronics Industry Needs to Pay Attention
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
10/29/2015   (1) comment
The world is changing, especially how great new ideas for electronics hardware are being brought to market. To get ahead, OEMs need to be thinking about how to work with these innovators.
9 Ways to Lower the Heat in an Angry Customer Interaction
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
10/23/2015   Post a comment
Take some tips from customer service experts to smooth out interactions when an internal customer is unhappy or complaining about some supply chain headache.
Top 15 Supply Chain Universities
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
10/19/2015   (2) comments
Whether trying to find education to further an existing supply chain career, to gather skills to make a mid-career move into supply chain, or to start on the path to getting an undergraduate supply chain degree, prospective students have a wealth of options from which to choose. Here's a look at the favorites of hiring organizations.
Exploring the Geography of the Internet of Things
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
10/16/2015   Post a comment
The IoT is exploding, and the world is scrambling to keep up.
Chief Procurement Officer: 10 Lessons on Leadership
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
10/14/2015   Post a comment
The role of the chief procurement officer is evolving quickly and taking a strategic position within the organization. Leading procurement pros weigh in on what the new world of the CPO looks like.
El Niño Tests Supply Chain Resilience & Risk Management
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
10/13/2015   Post a comment
By all accounts, a severe El Niño year is on its way, making resiliency and risk management in the electronics supply chain more important than ever before.
10 Wearables That Want to Change the World
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
10/12/2015   (5) comments
Unicef, ARM and frog teamed up to ask electronics designers worldwide to think creatively about how wearable technology could change the way people solve some of the world's biggest problems.
4 Ways to Secure the Internet of Things
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
10/9/2015   Post a comment
As IoT grows, the security risks will grow with it. These simple steps are a place to start.
Hurricanes & the Electronics Supply Chain: A Survival Manual
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
10/8/2015   Post a comment
Hurricanes and other cataclysmic events are likely to happen eventually. Carefully planning ahead of time is the only cure.
Taking a Deep Dive on Denied Party Screening
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
10/2/2015   Post a comment
Denied party screening is challenging, but critical to compliance.
Taking E-Commerce to the Next Level
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
9/29/2015   (1) comment
It's time for business-to-business sellers to pay attention to what's been going on in the business to consumer space. Buyers are starting to demand more than ever before.
8 Tips to Protect Yourself and Your Company on Social Media
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
9/25/2015   Post a comment
Next month is National Cyber Security Awareness Month but it's never too early to brush up on safety best practices.
2015 High-Tech Supply Chain Leaders by the Numbers
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
9/23/2015   Post a comment
Gartner's list of top supply chain leaders is rife with electronics and high technology companies and this slideshow calls them out by hame.
Manufacturing Survey Offers Hopeful Outlook
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
9/21/2015   (1) comment
A new benchmark survey found that the small and mid-market manufacturers are optimistic about the future, but still are concerned about controlling costs and finding skilled workers in order to ensure the bright outlook.
5 Paths to Avoiding Human Trafficking in the Supply Chain
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
9/18/2015   (2) comments
The electronics industry has a particularly key part to play in controlling and ultimately ending human trafficking throughout the supply chain.
Cloud Manufacturing for Quick Prototype Production
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
9/17/2015   (1) comment
MacroFab is working to make small-batch manufacturing of printed circuit boards easier and more affordable through the use of what it calls "cloud manufacturing."
The Importance of Supply Chain Connectivity: A Conversation with RS Components
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
9/15/2015   Post a comment
We sat down with RS Electronics to find out how the distributor went about implementing a supply chain connectivity solution across its supply chain.
10 Kickstarter Projects that Promote Space Exploration
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
9/14/2015   Post a comment
Space, the final frontier, seems to evoke creativity and spark interest. These top performing Kickstarter projects provide a sample of what the best and brightest have developed and gotten funded.
5 Ways IoT Is About to Transform the Electronics Landscape
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
9/11/2015   (3) comments
The Internet of Things (IoT) is set to transform the electronics and manufacturing sectors in ways that we are only just beginning to understand.
Key Questions for Finding the Right Carriers
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
9/4/2015   Post a comment
Ask the right questions and you'll find the right carriers for your business.
Procurement Software Gathers Adoption Steam
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
9/2/2015   Post a comment
EBN sat down with Raja Hammoud, vice president of product marketing and management at Coupa, a vendor of procurement solutions, to find out more about the adoption of procurement technology.
Capturing Sweet Success in S&OP
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
8/28/2015   Post a comment
Electronics OEMs talk a good game when it comes to sales and operations planning but implementing can be challenging. However, improvements are are both possible and profitable.
Mission Possible: Getting Crowdfunded Hardware to Manufacturing
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
8/24/2015   Post a comment
Getting funding for a new hardware idea may be the easiest pat of getting an electronic hardware product to market. Building an excellent supply chain is a lot more complex.
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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.