Batteries Move from Product to Service
Hailey Lynne McKeefry 1/7/2019 Post a comment
Global Technology Systems (GTS) is looking to shift that model from buying batteries to “as-a-service” support of the products, in hopes of giving OEMs a new way of interacting over time customers.
Makers Morph to Product Developers & Look for Help
Hailey Lynne McKeefry 12/21/2018 Post a comment
Internet of Things (IoT) and sensor technology experienced remarkable double-digit growth in 2018, yet security for IoT continues to be the greatest challenge for electronic product developers to overcome, according to new research from Avnet.
Building the Early Supply Chain Path to 5G
Hailey Lynne McKeefry 12/19/2018 (2) comments
Although it may be months or even years before 5G takes its place in the market, it’s not too early to start to get the supply chain prepared. Building the right supplier relationships and talent pool are critical.
Supply Chain & Cybersecurity: Hackers Take Aim
Hailey Lynne McKeefry 8/22/2018 (1) comment
Global electronic manufacturers are at greater risk than ever before and may be at the top of the hit list for many cyber-criminals, espionage and hacktivist groups looking for an opportunity to disrupt key business activities, steal intellectual property (IP) and achieve monetary, strategic and political gain.
Cloud SCM Brings China SMEs Opportunity
Hailey Lynne McKeefry 7/25/2018 Post a comment
China, a key geography for high-tech and electronics, is slowly but surely adopting supply chain management technology. Now, emerging standards, government incentives, and customer demands are coming together to speed adoption.
25 Most Resilient High-Tech Supply Chains
Hailey Lynne McKeefry 7/19/2018 Post a comment
Particularly in the high-tech space, with its inherent volatility and global reach, resiliency is a key component of success. Here are the companies that are leading the charge in resiliency efforts.
Supply Chain Wages Beat Business Averages
Hailey Lynne McKeefry 6/15/2018 (1) comment
If the numbers on a pay stub is a key driver for people when picking a profession (and by all accounts it is), supply chain management is ripe for attracting the best and brightest workers.
Component Shortages Exacerbate Counterfeit Worries
Hailey Lynne McKeefry 6/1/2018 (1) comment
Components of all sorts, from passives to semiconductors, have lately been in short supply, which has OEMs worried. Worse, as manufacturers scramble to meet deadlines and demands the problem of counterfeit components is becoming more problematic than before.
Ford Production Woes Teach Supply Chain Lessons
Hailey Lynne McKeefry 5/17/2018 (2) comments
Ford has hit the headlines lately as a factory fire shut down the manufacturing line of its best-selling truck. The unfortunate incident offers a good reminder about the tenuous nature of even the best supply chain.
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