Posts posted in October 2012
Dispelling E-Commerce Myths
Barbara Jorgensen 10/25/2012 (13) comments
E-commerce has a role in the supply chain, but customer business models are not well suited to purchase large volumes of parts online.
Managing Mixed Signals
Barbara Jorgensen 10/24/2012 (4) comments
E-commerce was poised to simplify the supply chain, and it did in some areas, while making many others even more complex.
Bolaji Ojo 10/24/2012 (16) comments
Finding a home for tech innovation is the business of matchmakers like John Lyons, but getting introduced only starts the process.
The End of Business as Usual
Barbara Jorgensen 10/23/2012 (20) comments
Companies like Amazon, Google, and Microsoft are new to the hardware game. If anything, the supply chain will become more important to them as their business models evolve.
Stop Knocking Outsourcing
Diane Trommer 10/23/2012 (38) comments
Outsourcing has hurt workers in the US, but it is a natural development and resulted from higher costs, tight regulations, and labor actions.
Managing Procurement Risks
Best-Practices 10/23/2012 (1) comment
There are best-practices that can help identify and avoid problems in advance of a catastrophic procurement mishap. Here are some examples.
The Unattainable Computer
The Sanity Clause 10/22/2012 (17) comments
There are few machines in current vogue that respond intuitively to human purposes in human terms, and Windows 8 is not an exception.
Another Glitch; Another Review?
Barbara Jorgensen 10/22/2012 (5) comments
Some observers are blaming a computer glitch for Google's poor market performance last week. The 20 percent drop in profits is almost an afterthought.
Aboard the Tech Express
Best-Practices 10/12/2012 (4) comments
Major technological advances in transportation and logistics will affect the electronics supply chain. Are you ready?
From B2B to Control Tower
Pascal Fernandez 10/12/2012 (1) comment
Improving visibility is no longer an option for manufacturers; it's the foundation of any supply chain maturity model.
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!