Design Con 2015
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Procurement in the Supply Chain: 10 Keys to Success
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
11/18/2014   (1) comment
The role of procurement in the organization is quickly changing, and procurement pros have to evolve right along with it.
Wise Words: Thought Leaders Share Best Procurement Knowledge
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
11/13/2014   (7) comments
Electronics has plenty to learn from other industries on the topic of procurement best-practices. This slideshow encapsulates the collective wisdom of speakers at the recent Horizon 2014 procurement conference.
Gizmos & Gadgets From Pepcom's Holiday Spectacular
Alison Dorantes-Garcia  
11/11/2014   (2) comments
A portable satellite hotspot, the first commercially available facial recognition for home monitoring devices, and other interesting technologies all make an appearance at Pepcom's Holiday Spectacular in San Francisco.
Arrow Electronics to Present at UBS Global Technology Conference
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11/11/2014   Post a comment
Paul J. Reilly, executive vice president, finance and operations, and CFO, will present at the UBS Global Technology Conference
Transportation Insight Presents Next-Level Enterprise Analytics to American Manufacturing Leaders
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11/7/2014   Post a comment
Supply chain consultancy showcases unique methodology at AME International Excellence Inside Conference
Avnet to Present at UBS Global Technology & S4 Conferences
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11/6/2014   Post a comment
Avnet to present at the UBS Global Technology Conference and the Raymond James Systems, Semiconductors, Software and Supply Chain (S4) Conference
E2open to Present at November 2014 OAGi Plenary Meeting
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11/6/2014   Post a comment
Oagis expert to highlight real-world successes in aerospace, consumer goods, oil and gas, technology, and telecommunications industries
Avnet Signs On as Taste of the NFL’s First Arizona Hunger Champion Partner
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11/6/2014   Post a comment
Avnet employees kick off season-long support campaign with a donation of more than 22,816 meals for Arizona's hungry
Mouser Receives Top Community Activism Award From ECIA for Support of FIRST Robotics Competition
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Mouser received the 2014 Electronic Component Industry Association's Community Activism Award for its strong support of FIRST Robotics
LiveWorld CEO Peter Friedman to Present at ProcureCon
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11/4/2014   Post a comment
LiveWorld CEO to share how to achieve new levels of performance in social media and increase cost effectiveness
Avnet Velocity’s Wade McDaniel to Present at IBF Business Forecasting & Planning: Best Practices Conference
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10/21/2014   Post a comment
Wade McDaniel, vice president of solutions architecture at Avnet Velocity, will present a session at the IBF Business Forecasting & Planning: Best Practices Conference.
SCM leaders Gathering in San Francisco PCH, Flextronics, Dolby, Ebay, AT+T, Lytro, Monster Cable & Google
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10/20/2014   Post a comment
Supply chain executives from hi-tech’s most exciting companies gather at eft’s Hi-tech and Electronics Supply Chain Summit on October 28
Avnet Electronics Marketing’s Lalit Wadhwa to Present at 2014 CPO Exchange
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10/13/2014   Post a comment
Lalit Wadhwa, vice president of global supply chain operations at Avnet Electronics Marketing, will address how procurement executives can better utilize metrics at the upcoming IQPC 2014 Chief Procurement Officer Exchange.
Smith & Associates to Exhibit at Electronica 2014 – Booth 412
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10/3/2014   Post a comment
Smith & Associates announced its upcoming exhibition at Electronica 2014 in Munich, Germany.
Maker Faire Meets the Big Apple
Jessica Lipsky  
10/3/2014   (12) comments
Hundreds of large companies, startups, maker spaces, and scientists converged at Maker Faire, held at the New York Hall of Science in Queens. Makers big and small came with curiosity to play with hundreds of projects.
Avnet Velocity’s Pascal Fernandez to Present at Supply Chain Council Europe Conference
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9/25/2014   Post a comment
Fernandez to discuss the seven stages of supply chain collaboration maturity
6 Things to Expect at Flash Summit
Rick Merritt  
8/1/2014   (12) comments
The annual Flash Memory Summit, which kicks off August 5, is expected to give new insight into the NAND flash memory industry and what the trends are for the next 12 months. Here’s a quick preview.
Industrialized Nations Pushed to Improve Plastic Recycling as China Stops Being Global Dump
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6/26/2014   (1) comment
European goal is zero plastics waste to landfills by 2020. (Discussion at Polyethylene-Polypropylene Chain Global Tech/Business Forum.)
Avnet Velocity’s Pascal Fernandez to Present at 10th Annual Advancing S&OP to Integrated Business Planning Conference in Berlin
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6/18/2014   Post a comment
Pascal Fernandez, vice president of Avnet Velocity, EMEA, will present a case study on collaborative supply chains at the 10th Annual Advancing S&OP to Integrated Business Planning Conference.
Avnet Electronics Marketing Opens Registration for X-Fest 2014 Technical Seminars
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6/11/2014   Post a comment
Avnet Electronics Marketing announced registration is now open for X-fest 2014 technical workshops in North America and Europe
Social Media Transforms Transparency in the Supply Chain
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
5/21/2014   (16) comments
The new era of social data has the potential to help companies across the electronics supply chain make better decisions and get better results.
Avnet & TI Offer Webinar: Design Quick Start for Your SAR ADC Design
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5/15/2014   Post a comment
Engineers will get a detailed look at optimizing input and reference drive circuits for lowest noise and distortion
Student Pays Engineering Forward
Jessica MacNeil  
1/31/2014   (7) comments
Jim Balz's path to engineering and philanthropy wasn't always clear, but when he got involved in the FIRST Robotics Competition his interest became a passion. Now his work is gaining support from the engineering community, even seeing him speak at major conferences and events.
What? DARPA Does Open-Source?
Junko Yoshida  
9/29/2013   (11) comments
DARPA's open-source move underscores the reality that computer vision is still a developing field, with lots of people trying different ideas and technologies.
Mouser Sponsors IEEE MetroCon Engineering Conference
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9/18/2013   Post a comment
Mouser Electronics, Inc. sponsors the IEEE MetroCon, set for Oct. 9 at the Arlington (Texas) Convention Center
Prepare Your Supply Chain for Natural Disasters
Logical Link  
6/10/2013   (13) comments
Natural disasters wreak havoc to the tune of $100 billion in annual damages, says a UN report. To cope, companies need improved risk management strategies.
Tech Fuels Search for Energy
Mark Bollinger  
5/22/2013   (13) comments
The increasingly important role that the technology supply chain plans in energy exploration was at the forefront of the recent Offshore Technology Conference.
Supply Chain Implications From CES, MWC & SXSW
Supply Chain Intelligence  
3/22/2013   (3) comments
The biggest news from the first quarter of 2013 is not a single, hot device, chip, or architecture. It's the Internet of Things.
MWC: Mobile's Next Wave of Vertical Disruption
Logical Link  
3/1/2013   (6) comments
Everyone sees mobile technology disruption ahead. The question is, where won't it disrupt markets?
MWC: Mobile Technology Madness
Logical Link  
2/26/2013   (4) comments
Smartphone announcements clog Mobile World Congress, but what do they herald for consumers and the chain?
The Future of the Supply Chain Is in Good Hands
Gerry Fay  
12/5/2012   (9) comments
Collaboration between academia and businesses is helping to prepare the future generation of supply chain leaders.
NDAA, DLA, DNA... Still Clear as Mud
George Karalias  
12/4/2012   (5) comments
Parts of the National Defense Authorization Act are still open to interpretation, and questions linger about DNA as an anti-counterfeiting measure.
After Electronica: Jet-lagged but Ready for Business
George Karalias  
11/26/2012   (2) comments
The contacts made and transactions conducted at trade shows like Electronica justify the investment in these events.
Raising the Awareness of Component Obsolescence
George Karalias  
11/14/2012   (4) comments
The industry's Components Obsolescence Group created a forum where equipment manufacturers, users, and solution providers could share information on obsolescence.
Has the West Given Up on Manufacturing?
Bolaji Ojo  
10/15/2012   (8) comments
Will China continue to dominate manufacturing, or is there still a role for high-cost countries like Germany and the United States?
ECIA Conference Program Set
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10/1/2012   Post a comment
The 2012 Executive Conference “Information + Application = Innovation” will feature expert presentations that offer tactical strategies for utilizing information
Your Next Best Friend Isn't Siri
Al Maag  
9/20/2012   (20) comments
The key to your next career move or your next product pitch isn't in your PDA or smartphone -- it's in face-to-face communication.
Littelfuse's Hunter to Present at ECIA
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8/21/2012   Post a comment
Hunter’s presentation will also focus on how important it is to be vigilant about change
Supply Chain: It's Still 'Risky Business'
Douglas Kent  
8/6/2012   (15) comments
An efficient supply chain is a competitive tool, but it is fraught with risks and challenges many companies struggle to understand.
Can Too Much Information Sharing Kill Innovation?
Pascal Fernandez  
7/23/2012   (4) comments
Information sharing between business partners can be useful, but the drive for innovation suffers when there is too much information.
My Fitbit Experiment, Day 1
Semico Spin  
7/12/2012   (17) comments
I take Fitbit, a new wireless device out for a spin, and realize technology can motivate us to do some strange things.
Freescale Forum: More Useful & Relevant Than CES
Semico Spin  
6/29/2012   (4) comments
Freescale Semiconductor's annual technology conference is much more relevant for analysts and investors than the Consumer Electronics Show.
Industry Meeting Show Dazzles at New Location
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5/23/2012   Post a comment
EDS checked into the new location at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas last week for a very successful stay
EDS: Let's Talk About It
Barbara Jorgensen  
5/15/2012   (13) comments
Within the electronics industry, there is always discussion about whether tradeshows are extinct. I think it depends on the show and whether it serves its audience.
Va. Tech Wins Buoy Future of US Engineering
Bolaji Ojo  
4/12/2012   (10) comments
Doctoral students at Virginia Tech's College of Engineering score another win in a 3D user interface contest, fueling hope for the future.
Mobile Data Hog Piles on the Pressure
Logical Link  
3/2/2012   (15) comments
Demands for mobile connectivity are soaring, putting pressures on infrastructure and straining the high-tech supply chain.
2012 Mobile World Congress Takes Off
Logical Link  
2/28/2012   (24) comments
The annual Mobile World Congress opens in Barcelona with a humble plea for collaboration from one of the world's biggest automakers.
CES 2012: It's All About Motion, Touch & Sound
Semico Spin  
1/18/2012   (8) comments
The product offerings at CES were all about improving connectivity and enhancing the wireless and consumer electronics experience.
CES 2012: Mainly Evolutionary
Semico Spin  
1/17/2012   (3) comments
Products unveiled at the CES improved on old ideas, but there were no major breakthroughs, aside from Lenovo's deals with Qualcomm and Intel.
What's the Etiquette for Airport Charging?
Barbara Jorgensen  
1/13/2012   (31) comments
Heaven forbid I have to charge my cellphone, laptop, and tablet/e-reader at an airport. It's time to check train schedules or buy a smartphone.
The Next Five Years
Bolaji Ojo  
11/17/2011   (27) comments
Which new technologies, social media outlets, operating system platforms, ideas, and companies will dominate in electronics by 2016?
450mm: It's Different This Time
Malcolm Penn  
10/4/2011   (3) comments
A different semiconductor industry will emerge in a decade due to profound changes taking place in next-generation wafer production.
Would You Buy a Chevy Volt?
Bolaji Ojo  
9/26/2011   (23) comments
The Chevy Volt has many desirable innovations, even if a few are still just concepts, but they will make it a top seller someday.
Chevy Volt: A Jolt of Reality
Bolaji Ojo  
9/21/2011   (39) comments
The Chevy Volt has a lot of positive things going for it, but it disappoints in too many ways, including pricing and battery power.
Ending Latin America's Digital Divide
Matteo Bertozzi  
8/5/2011   (21) comments
Latin American governments want to increase broadband internet access but infrastructure spending must increase to achieve this objective.
AMD Makes a Big Splash at Comic-Con 2011
Semico Spin  
8/1/2011   (7) comments
Microprocessor vendor Advanced Micro Devices drew numerous attendees to its booth at Comic-Con.
ComicCon 2011: Lots of Excitement, But Not Much 3D
Semico Spin  
7/28/2011   (14) comments
The annual convention for the comics market took place last week in San Diego and captivated attendees with new electronics offerings.
Israel, Barcelona, & High-Tech Glory
Logical Link  
7/27/2011   (15) comments
What advantages does a location get from being considered a high-tech hub, and how can the industry tap these for product innovation?
Don't Blame Independent Distributors Alone for Fake Parts, Part 1
Dawn Gluskin  
7/8/2011   (19) comments
Counterfeiting is a major problem for electronics makers, but it's unfair and ineffective to place the blame on only one industry segment.
Notable Products From Freescale Technology Forum
Semico Spin  
7/8/2011   (5) comments
Freescale displayed many mobile connectivity and automotive products at its recent Technology Forum. Here are some of the key products.
Mouser Receives 20 Top Awards at 2011 EDS
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6/8/2011   Post a comment
Mouser Electronics received numerous accolades and awards from its supplier partners at the recent Electronic Distribution Show.
EDS Through New Eyes: Part 2
Andy Lawson  
6/7/2011   (8) comments
This is the concluding part of a series on the intersection of social media, trade shows, and corporate communication and marketing.
EDS Through New Eyes: Part 1
Andy Lawson  
6/3/2011   (12) comments
Social Media can help in the distribution world as we make new connections and leverage their power.
Mission Debriefing: EDS
Barbara Jorgensen  
5/31/2011   (3) comments
EDS is largely an event where companies meet behind closed doors; it's no longer a trade show in the classic sense.
Rebranding a Distribution Icon: Newark Becomes Element14
Barbara Jorgensen  
5/25/2011   (17) comments
Premier Farnell and North American unit Newark are rebranding their business element14 to intensify focus on the engineering community.
UBM to Unveil 2011 Distributor Customer Evaluation Study
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5/20/2011   Post a comment
UBM Electronics has announced it will unveil the results of the 2011 Distributor Customer Evaluation Study at EDS.
The Geek Generation Rocks
Al Maag  
4/11/2011   (14) comments
At its Annual Tech Games event in Arizona, Avnet rediscovered that the next-gen's passion for technology will make the investment worthwhile
EBN Wins 'Best of the Web' Award
Bolaji Ojo  
4/7/2011   (23) comments
EBN won a Best of the Web from min, which recognized the site for focusing on the needs of the high-tech supply chain community
Access Trumps Internet Ownership Concerns
Matteo Bertozzi  
3/8/2011   (15) comments
Governments concerned over Internet use and ownership should focus more on providing access and harnessing its advantages
Apple's 'Coolness' Haunts Mobile World Congress
Marc Herman  
2/21/2011   (11) comments
Apple was sorely missed at the Mobile World Congress showing how much the industry is now defined by a single company
MWC: Mobile’s Next Leap
Logical Link  
2/18/2011   (20) comments
The World Mobile Congress has ended, and the conversation is shifting to how the supply chain can support a plethora of new wireless devices
Software, Components Upstage Hardware at MWC
Marc Herman  
2/14/2011   (3) comments
The annual Mobile World Congress is largely focused on breakthroughs in wireless communication components and software technology
IEEE Launches Mobile Group
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2/14/2011   Post a comment
Proposes industry standard aimed at addressing the challenges of managing and delivering data from mobile networks to mobile devices
UBM Releases DesignCon2011 Program
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1/21/2011   Post a comment
Announces the selection of the teardown projects that will be presented at the DesignCon Conference January 31 – February 4
Wozniak to Keynote for UBM Electronics
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1/21/2011   Post a comment
Apple Computer co-founder Steve Wozniak to deliver UBM Electronics' ESC Silicon Valley event keynote address
Waiting on Apple's Next Big Move
Bolaji Ojo  
1/11/2011   (11) comments
The flood of new smartphones, tablets, and other devices at CES only shows how bereft of new ideas some electronics OEMs have become
Avnet Hosts Design Workshops
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1/3/2011   Post a comment
The workshops focus on designing with TI’s DSP + ARM OMAP-L138 processors, Xilinx Spartan-6 FPGAs and MathWorks design tools
Vishay Wins Chinese Award
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11/23/2010   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology honored with 2010 China Market Electronic Component Manufacturers Award (CMECMA, duh)
China Supply Chain Award: Dell Snags Green Trophy for Bamboo Use
Marc Herman  
11/22/2010   (10) comments
High-Tech firms shine at China supply chain awards with Dell winning for using bamboo for packaging, replacing fossil-fuel-based polymer
Grid-Interop Conference Announced
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11/4/2010   Post a comment
Fourth annual Grid-Interop Conference on Nov. 30 through Dec. 3 at the Stevens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill.
Smart Grid Seeks Sourcing Partners
Barbara Jorgensen  
10/18/2010   (4) comments
GE's John McDonald, chair of NIST's smart grid standards-development board, outlines progress on the US's smart grid efforts
What You Need to Know Now About New Environmental Regulations
Michael Kirschner  
10/13/2010   (7) comments
Electronics companies do not have the knowledge to deal efficiently with new and emerging environmental and regulatory requirements
IR to Showcase Power Management Solutions at electronica 2010
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10/12/2010   Post a comment
IR’technologies and products will be on display in Hall A5, Booth 320 including demonstrations of the company’s GaN-based power device platform
Avnet Technology Solutions Hosts IBM Partner Summit
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10/11/2010   Post a comment
The event is designed to provide Avnet’s VAR partners with insight into the strategies needed to grow their businesses
Fairchild Semiconductor to Focus on Smart Grid Technology at electronica 2010
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10/11/2010   Post a comment
Fairchild Semiconductor will demo its latest technological advances that focus on the smart grid at electronica 2010
Conference: The Future of Thermal Mitigation Technologies
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10/5/2010   (4) comments
Advancements in Thermal Management, Oct. 19, 2010, is a technical symposium for design engineers and product developers
IPC Conference Convenes Top Industry Experts
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10/5/2010   Post a comment
Tin whiskers will be the focus of an IPC technical conference and workshops, December 6–7, 2010
International Solar Energy Technology Conference Convenes Oct. 20, 2010
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10/5/2010   Post a comment
The 2nd International Solar Energy Technology Conference (ISETC) convenes on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 in Santa Clara, Calif. USA. ISETC promotes innovative technologies related to the efficient creation, distribution, and usage of solar energy
NEDA Executive Conference Starts October 17, 2010
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10/5/2010   Post a comment
The National Electronic Distributors Association (NEDA) will present an exceptional line-up of speakers at the 2010 NEDA Executive Conference October 17-19.
ARM Partners With EETimes Group to Present ARM Technology Conference
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10/5/2010   Post a comment
The annual ARM Technology Conference will take place November 9-11, 2010, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, Calif.
Electronica Conference to Show Electronics Industry's Future
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10/5/2010   Post a comment
At electronica 2010, the global electronics industry will demonstrate how it will rise to challenges of the 21st century




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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!
Archived Dialogues
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.
Live Chat 11/06: Enterprise Risks, Intellectual Property & Supply Chains
Enterprise risk management (ERM) frameworks can be useful to identify, assess, and manage intellectual property (IP) risks that arise in supply chain compliance. We'll look at real-world examples and strategies for mitigating those risks.
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