Posts posted in November 2015
Talent Management: Technology Boost Hardens Soft Skills
Somdipto Ghosh 11/30/2015 Post a comment
Innovation is critical to procurement and supply chain success, but many organizations get mired down in day to day activities. By leveraging technology prowess, electronics OEMs can help procurement pros find new and better ways of getting things done.
Saleable Wearables: A Surprising List
Junko Yoshida 11/26/2015 Post a comment
The consumer electronics industry is feeling a little spooked by a drop of 4.36% in year-over-year demand — from October 2014-October 2015, according to Argus Insights — for a wearable market. Where has it gone wrong?
Meet The Startups From Wearable World Accelerator
Jessica Lipsky 11/24/2015 Post a comment
A handful of new wearable and Internet of Things companies were on display at Wearable IoT World Labs’ fall demo day last week. The local accelerator showcased eight companies in the wearable and automotive world in its downtown headquarters.
European Supply Chains: A 2015 Retrospective
Bas Daver 11/24/2015 Post a comment
Multinationals doing business in Europe will face continued supply chain pressures going into 2016, given increasingly disrupted global economies, the scaling up of omni-channel shopping, new technologies and network structures and evolving regulations.
Why Japan Hasn't Led IoT
Junko Yoshida 11/19/2015 Post a comment
During his keynote speech at the Embedded/IoT Technology conference, Ken Sakamura, creator of TRON, Japan’s home-grown RTOS, blasted Japanese embedded designers for their inability to lead the Internet of Things on the world stage.
Mini-MBA Focuses on IoT Impact on Supply Chain
Susan Fourtané 11/19/2015 Post a comment
Value supply chains are looking for qualified talent with knowledge on today's organizational structure, the latest technological developments, and processes that will shape the next-generation supply chain. Rutgers Business School Executive Education new Mini-MBA aims to provide those skills.
Is Detroit Dead Meat?
Junko Yoshida 11/16/2015 Post a comment
Calling Detroit’s auto industry ‘dead meat’ presumes that car OEMs lack the skills to develop software-centric cars. I don’t disagree. But any conclusion that requires an almost blind faith in Google and Apple makes me leery.
The Case for Outsourcing Asset Recovery
Jesse Laver 11/16/2015 Post a comment
Many companies are coming to the conclusion that there’s only so much they can do internally to address the challenge of asset recovery. In these instances, it may be best to seek an outside expert to peform key processes related to asset recovery.
A Therapy Session for Insecure IoT
Jessica Lipsky 11/13/2015 Post a comment
Call the doctor, burgeoning Internet of Things devices are having a crisis! During a panel discussion at ARM TechCon, industry experts discussed the challenges of securing millions of devices.
Ensure Your Supply Chain Can Weather the Storm
Evan Puzey 11/12/2015 Post a comment
For supply chain and transportation experts, weather is top of mind as they work to anticipate potential pitfalls. Technology, visibility, and transportation management solutions have a vital role to play in that preparation.
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.
Thread Gets Real with Certification Rollout
Junko Yoshida 11/11/2015 Post a comment
IoT isn’t exactly a market thing yet, due to the absence of a standardized platform both on the application and network protocol layers. But the industry may be coalescing around Thread, when it comes to network protocols.
Smartphone Slide Proceeds, Says Q’Comm
Rick Merritt 11/5/2015 Post a comment
Growth of smartphone sales will continue to slow as China OEMs take a bigger share of the market and selling prices decline next year, said Qualcomm reporting drops in annual sales and profits.
New European Medical Device & IVD Regulations Impact Supply Chain
Paula McCarthy 11/3/2015 Post a comment
Newly revised legislation around medical devices hopes to address technological and scientific progress while maintaining fair and free trade of devices. In this latest round, the proposed regulations, for the first time, defines ‘importer’ and a ‘distributor,’ and outlines new responsibilities for each.
Cellular Simplifies its IoT Road Map
Rick Merritt 11/2/2015 (1) comment
Cellular vendors will cancel plans for LTE Category 0 chips, focusing instead on Category M in their race against rivals to provide low cost and low power links for the Internet of Things.
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!