Posts posted in August 2011
Onshoring Trend Cooling Off
Barbara Jorgensen 8/31/2011 (8) comments
Only 15 percent of manufacturers moved production back to North America in Q2, down from the 27 percent reporting "reshoring" in the first quarter.
Bumbling HP Strikes Again
Bolaji Ojo 8/31/2011 (13) comments
HP will make more of its TouchPad tablet PC even after deciding to exit the market, another sign the company seems to have lost its way.
Barbara Jorgensen 8/26/2011 (24) comments
Does it hurt to be prepared? By the time I get to the store, milk, water, and possibly generators will be out of stock.
Thank You, Steve Jobs
Bolaji Ojo 8/25/2011 (22) comments
Steve Jobs is resigning as Apple CEO, but while transforming the company, he showed customers don't have to settle for mediocre products.
Why the Supply Chain Is Stronger
Barbara Jorgensen 8/24/2011 (5) comments
With events such as Japan's earthquake/tsunami, wild swings in the stock market, and entire countries drowning in debt, it is hard to see how the supply chain is stronger than ever.
Apple Can Be Beaten
Bolaji Ojo 8/23/2011 (49) comments
To beat Apple in the tablet market, manufacturers need to compete, not just on the aesthetics of their products, but also on pricing.
Top Hiring Mistakes, Part 2
Carla Mahrt 8/17/2011 (33) comments
In this second blog on top hiring mistakes we discuss problems that arise from dragging out the process and the undue emphasis on resumés.
A Primer on FeedThru MLVs
Ron Demcko 8/15/2011 Post a comment
In addition to significant electrical advantages, FeedThru MLVs save more board space than equivalent diodes, ferrite beads, and capacitors.
Mixed Signals & Mad Money
Barbara Jorgensen 8/11/2011 (4) comments
Company executives and market analysts admit they have no good explanation for the disparity in signals coming out of the global distribution customer base.
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