@Tech4People, i don't know if the lessening of the pressure is global, but i think some organizations are focusing more on supply chain and providing resources to it. In addition, there are improved tools that oranizations can work smarter not jut harder.
@Tech4People, your comment reminds me of the importance of agility in the supply chain and manufacturing. Overcapacity can be the result of not allocating capacity to where hte market is headed quickly enough.
@Tech4People, Capex spending is on the rise in some parts of the indsutry. In the semiconductor industry, for example, there have been big gains in recent years. Here's a piece from EE Times that points to that: Semi Makers Spend Big on Capex (I'll admit i'm a tad biased on this one...since i wrote the article. :) )
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