Posts posted in July 2014
IoT Spec Taps Internet Protocol
Rick Merritt 7/30/2014 (22) comments
The IPSO Alliance is planning to publish a specification for building an IoT software stack using Internet Protocol. The announcement is part of a movement to bring standards to the Internet of Things.
Mobile Benchmarks Need Work
Jim McGregor 7/29/2014 (23) comments
The mobile industry is awash in controversial benchmarking standards. Blogger and analyst Jim McGregor is beginning to see some progress, but more work is needed.
Space & the Supply Chain
Ariella Brown 7/25/2014 (40) comments
On the verge of deep space exploration, supply chain management is emerging as the critical issue for the success of the missions.
Broadcom Cuts 2,500 jobs
Rick Merritt 7/25/2014 (9) comments
With the company leaving its cellular baseband business, Broadcom executives announced the layoffs this week, which represent about 20% of its workforce.
Walmart's Supply Chain Sustainability Lessons
Susan Fourtané 7/22/2014 (2) comments
When a company's success is achieved in great part due to its long and consistent history of supply chain management success and sustainability initiatives, it becomes a role model for supply chain managers.
Live Chat 7/24: Effective Channel Management
Rodney Brown 7/21/2014 (1) comment
If you aren't getting the most out of your channel partners when it comes to helping sell your products or services, we have experts who can answer your questions about better managing the channel.
Android Wear Buzzes Sans Babak
Rick Merritt 7/18/2014 (6) comments
Now that Babak Parviz is leaving Google for Amazon, EE Times’s Rick Merritt contemplates what this means for Google Glass, as well as the future of wearables.
Nest Nurtures New IoT Protocol
Rick Merritt 7/16/2014 (32) comments
Nest, the Internet of Things pioneer now owned by Google, is looking to turn its low-power mesh network protocol, called Thread, into an industry standard.
TSMC Said to Ship Apple SoCs
Jessica Lipsky 7/11/2014 (1) comment
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that TSMC has started shipping chips to Apple and that will continue through 2015. Analysts believe that the company is making the chips for the iPhone 6.
IoT Group Defines Comms Spec
Rick Merritt 7/10/2014 (5) comments
A number of the world's largest technology companies, including Dell and Broadcom, are coming together to set industry standards for the Internet of Things.
Panasonic to Make 14nm SoCs at Intel
Rick Merritt 7/8/2014 (2) comments
Panasonic is joining several other companies that are taking advantage of Intel’s fabs to manufacture chips. It’s part of a broader initiative within Intel to help the business grow.
Air Cargo Has a Place in Your Supply Strategy
Mary E. Shacklett 7/8/2014 (18) comments
Despite a slowdown in the use of air cargo because of economic conditions, it still needs to be a regular option for your company -- particularly if you are on the bleeding edge of design or emerging markets.
The Benefits of Supply Chain Sustainability
Hailey Lynne McKeefry 7/1/2014 (2) comments
Supply chain sustainability leads to clear benefits to the organization, not only from an environmental perspective, but also in terms of reduced costs and increased customer benefits. However, to reap these benefits, organizations need to make a concerted effort to disseminate the vision throughout the organization.
EBN Dialogue / LIVE CHAT
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