"Unfortunately, most still revert back to their old ways, since that's all they are familiar with." pocharles, that is so true. I've hear that insanity is defined as repeating the same action in the hope of getting different results. Many of us fall into insanity in refusing to break out of patterns that are counter-productive.
IC's being the most integral part of any system, from the Japan disaster many executives are facing a lot of problems, my companies executives were struggling to arrive at a solution to improve the supply chain issues and they have reached a saturated state since its taking them huge amount of time to cater to needs of the industry. for now they are evaluating different semiconductor manufactures around the world.
Typically, in technology, they say it's better to take a step back and evaluate your position when there's crisis. It has also been said to be the best time to rebuild or restructure since there's only up to go from there. Unfortunately, most still revert back to theirold ways, since that's all they are familiar with.
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EBN Dialogue enables and encourages you to participate in live chats with notable leaders and luminaries. Not only editors and journalists, but the entire EBN community is able to comment and ask questions. Listed below are upcoming and archived chats.
Thailand Stages a Comeback Join EBN contributor Jennifer Baljko on Thursday August 23, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. EST for a live chat on how electronic manufacturers in Thailand have shored up their supply chain to reduce the impact of future natural disasters.
Microsoft Surface: Potential Winners & Losers What are the implications for the electronics industry supply chain of Microsoft Corp.'s decision to launch its own tablet PC? Join industry veteran and EE Times' systems and OEM expert Rick Merritt on Tuesday, July 3, at 12:00 pm EDT for a Live Chat on this subject.
Join EBN contributor Jennifer Baljko on Thursday August 23, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. EST for a live chat on how electronic manufacturers in Thailand have shored up their supply chain to reduce the impact of future natural disasters.
Peter Drucker famously said "Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window." Yet in the razor's-edge world of electronics—with a lean supply chain and just-in-time demands—the need to know the future is vital.
You've heard the saying "the No. 1 supply chain risk is your people." That hasn't always been the case. But today's complex global supply chain requires a new type of multitalented employee. It's one who understands, finance, marketing, economics, is savvy with technology, graceful with relationships and can think analytically.
Where are these people? Are universities properly preparing the next generation supply chain professionals? How do train your existing workforce for these new, demanding positions?
Brian Fuller, editor-in-chief of EBN, will lead a 60-minute Avnet Velocity panel discussion that will ask and answer these and other questions swirling around today's supply-chain talent challenges.