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Sitting at the Crossroads of Cybersecurity & Privacy
Pamela Passman  
6/17/2019   Post a comment
The combination of the headline worthy data breaches and new privacy legislation have put data protection and privacy on the top of the agenda for electronics OEMs.
GlobalFoundaries and Soitec Announce Multiple Long-term SOI Wafer Supply Agreements to Meet Accelerating Demand in 5G, IoT and Data Center
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6/14/2019   Post a comment
Agreements secure high-volume 300-mm wafer supply to support a broad range of customer applications across fast growing market segments
Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) Launches MiR Finance - a "Robot as a Service" (RaaS) Leasing Program
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6/14/2019   Post a comment
New option lowers financial barriers for investing in autonomous mobile robots (AMRs), enables immediate ROI and offers mobile robots at as little as $5.49 per hour.
North American Robot Orders Down Slightly in First Quarter 2019
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6/14/2019   Post a comment
Robot orders in North America declined slightly in the first quarter of 2019 compared to the same period last year.
Global Uncertainty Puts Resiliency in Focus
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
6/14/2019   Post a comment
The 2019 FM Global Resilience Index ranks 130 countries based on risk profile, a useful exercise for risk assessment needed for solid supply chain planning.
Huawei Block May Make U.S. Stumble
Dylan McGrath  
6/13/2019   Post a comment
Huawei will be crippled by Trump, but in the long term his actions might end up hurting U.S. component suppliers even more.
Capturing the Supply Chain Holy Grail: Community Intelligence
Ken Fordyce  
6/12/2019   Post a comment
The past few years have made artificial intelligence a favorite buzzword. However, the technology has to evolve in a few ways to be hugely helpful to the supply chain.
Robotics Drives Supply Chain Profits
Frank Cavallaro  
6/11/2019   (1) comment
Here’s why integrating automation into warehouses and logistical operations will determine the future profitability of supply chain companies.
Discovering the New World of Cross-Border E-Commerce
Kenneth Mayer  
6/10/2019   (1) comment
Cross-border sales may seem like an impossible task, but when you understand the tricks of making it work, the road is much easier.
What's the Scoop: Mexico Tariffs & Trade Wars
Philip Spagnoli Stoten  
6/7/2019   (2) comments
Following the news of tariffs on good coming from Mexico to the U.S. and the ongoing tariffs saga, we reached out to a few friends and colleagues from the electronics manufacturing services (EMS) world to find out what they and their customers think of this thorny issue.
Tariffs Continue to Stunt U.S. Manufacturing Growth
Barbara Jorgensen  
6/6/2019   (1) comment
The idea of tariffs on Mexico has U.S. manufacturers increasingly nervous--and it's showing as manufacturing growth slows month after month after month.
ECIA's Chief Analyst Dale Ford Pens Industry-Specific Report on Impact of Tariffs
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6/5/2019   Post a comment
ECIA has posted a report titled, 'Analysis of the US / China Escalating Trade War and Its Impact on the Electronics Components Supply Chain' by Dale Ford, ECIA's Chief Analyst.
Summer School for Buyers: HDI & Auto Design
Shavi Spinzi  
6/5/2019   (1) comment
For automotive electronics, a key design challenge is to shrink the physical footprint of embedded systems, while simultaneously fulfilling the demand for unprecedented connectivity, electrification, infotainment, and autonomous driving capabilities. HDI can help.
Machine Learning's Time has Come
Raef Lawson  
6/4/2019   (4) comments
The use of machine learning in supply chain management is changing from hype to reality as companies realize its benefits.
Returning Goods in the Era of Experiential Retail
Puga Sankara  
5/31/2019   (2) comments
Returns are the bane of many retailers existence, but to win in an increasingly competitive marketplace innovation is important.
A Better Way to Manage Your High-Value Electronics Shipments
Paul Washicko  
5/29/2019   Post a comment
Internet of Things (IoT) technology offers cost-effective smart solutions to reduce supply chain risk by providing visibility, alert notifications and data analytics that can help you make cost-saving refinements to your shipments.
MFGWatch 2019 Delivers Insight into North American Manufacturing Ecosystem
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5/28/2019   Post a comment
Report Highlights Key Issues and Trends in 2018; Forecasts Outlook and Challenges for Manufacturers in 2019.
Manufacturing Blockchain Platform SyncFab Launches New User Account Management Suite, Announces System Upgrades
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5/28/2019   Post a comment
SyncFab’s product, blockchain, and development teams have announced new platform features that will dramatically enhance the interaction of part buyers and suppliers, as well as new user onboarding.
Supply Chain Planning Systems Create Total Value
Michael Burnette  
5/28/2019   Post a comment
A supply chain planning system model can improve customer service and drive total value creation for global electronics OEMs.
Tariffs & Trade Wars with China Shape Supply Chain
Barbara Jorgensen  
5/24/2019   (1) comment
President Trump’s tariffs were initially seen as a blunt instrument that would force other countries to drop their trade barriers. Nearly a year into the U.S.-China trade war, tech companies are accepting constant supply uncertainty as “the new normal.”
Lots of Zeroes: Digging Deeper into Managing Intermittent Demand
Ken Fordyce  
5/23/2019   Post a comment
In the face of intermittent demand, we need to turn to the nuts and bolts of creating a demand estimate. The good news is that it's not as hard as you might think.
element14 Community Teams with Kitronik to Launch Summer Code Club Challenge
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5/22/2019   Post a comment
Collaborative STEM initiative will provide kits and resources for applicants to set up youth-focused code clubs in their local communities.
Elemica Drives Innovation with Recent Supply Chain Quality Solution Acquisition
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5/22/2019   Post a comment
New Benefits Minimize Supply Chain Quality Risk
Intel Recaptures Number One Quarterly Semi Supplier Ranking from Samsung
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5/22/2019   Post a comment
After surpassing Samsung in 4Q18, Intel further extends its lead in 1Q19.
Reshoring Initiative 2018 Data Report: A Record 1,389 Companies Announce the Return of 145,000 Jobs
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On-Demand Delivery of Racecar Parts for Renault F1 Team Driven by Expansion at Certified Jabil 3D Printing Facilities Worldwide
IAITAM: Companies Continue To Fumble Proper Disposal of Hard Drives & Other Equipment
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5/22/2019   Post a comment
IAITAM’s Spring ACE Conference 2019 Will Feature Leading National Experts on ITAM Data Disposal.
PathGuide's Advanced Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Solution Offers Distributors Complete Visibility into Suppliers' Management of Inventory
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5/22/2019   Post a comment
Advanced VMI provides next generation order management capabilities, reimagines restocking process for customers entrusted with managing inventory
Loftware Announces Enterprise Labeling Solution for the Medical Device Industry
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5/22/2019   Post a comment
Loftware Spectrum for Medical Device Purpose Built to Enable Compliance for UDI, EU MDR and 21 CFR Part 11
FarEye All Set To Take On America's Logistics Market; Biggest Ever Org Development
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5/22/2019   Post a comment
FarEye appoints industry expert Larry Klimczyk as President, Americas. He held senior leadership roles in major organizations including Deutsche Post, DHL Group, SOTI, Blackbay and Symbol Technologies
Huawei Suppliers Enjoy Three Months of Breathing Room
Brian Santo  
5/22/2019   Post a comment
The US Commerce Department has issued temporary license that will enable them to keep selling parts to Huawei through Aug. 20.
3 Must-Knows as Servitization Arrives
Gary Brooks  
5/17/2019   (1) comment
Servitization is a new norm. Here are three key things OEMs need to do as they shift to a servitization-centered business model
21 High-Tech Companies Proving Good Ethics is Good Business
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
5/16/2019   Post a comment
Good ethical practices makes for good business. In this year's list of World's Most Ethical Companies, high-tech organizations distinguished themselves.
Every Link is Vital: Avoid Age Discrimination in Supply Chain
Bennett Glace  
5/15/2019   (1) comment
IBM’s recent legal troubles have thrown age discrimination into the headlines once again. With both an influx and exodus of talent throughout Procurement, it’s never been more important for organizations to eliminate biases and foster cross-generational collaboration. IBM provides an effective case study in how not to empower millennials or prepare procurement for its next strategic era.
LevaData Introduces Cognitive Sourcing for New Product Introduction Teams
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5/14/2019   Post a comment
Leader in Applied AI for Procurement Delivers Industry-First Supply Chain Insights – Including Margin and Risk – to Product Launch Teams for Global Manufacturing Companies
Cogoport Adds New Product in Major Boost for Indian Importers
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5/13/2019   Post a comment
Leading digital freight platform expands for imports from China.
New JDA & KPMG Survey Calls Artificial Intelligence Most Impactful Supply Chain Tech
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5/13/2019   Post a comment
Second annual survey reveals that real-time visibility is driving digital supply chain investments enabled by AI, ML and cognitive analytics.
Falcon Edge Capital and Tiger Global Management Bet Big on AI-Backed Supply Chain Optimization Company Locus Locus Raises $22 Million in Series B Funding
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5/13/2019   Post a comment
Locus optimizes logistics operations for enterprises, across sectors, to improve efficiencies resulting in higher profitability, expanding its global footprint with the secured funding from Falcon Edge Capital, Tiger Global Management and others.
ISM Semiannual Forecast Promises Revenue & Production Capacity Lifts
Gina Roos  
5/13/2019   Post a comment
Business growth looks good in 2019, according to ISM’s Spring 2019 Semiannual Economic Forecast. Rising revenues are hopeful despite tariff woes.
Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs Announces 2019 Manufacturing Camp Grant Recipients
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5/10/2019   Post a comment
FMA’s Foundation Awards Grants to Community Colleges and Technical Schools to Offer Summer Camp Experiences Focused on Manufacturing for Youth
Modern Society is Forcing a Culture Change across Quality & Compliance Management
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5/10/2019   Post a comment
Quality and Compliance no longer treated as a ‘tick-the-box after thought’, says industry expert.
Getting Engaged in the Era of Experiential Retail
Puga Sankara  
5/10/2019   Post a comment
Robots may be the future of manufacturing and supply chain, but that may make space for a new breed of people in retail.
Cyber Insurance Comes to High-Tech Manufacturing
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
5/9/2019   (1) comment
Manufacturing industry experiences second-highest number of cyber attacks, but companies are not adequately prepared to prevent and protect against damages. Cyber insurance may be a good investment.
April Manufacturing Shows Soft Demand & Trade Slowdowns
Barbara Jorgensen  
5/7/2019   Post a comment
The manufacturing industry continues to grow but both trade indices fell into contraction territory for the first time in two years. Manufacturing executives point to the U.S./Mexico border, tariffs, and Brexit as potential long-term concerns.
Welcome to the Era of the Cyber Supply Chain
Vijay Chauhan  
5/6/2019   (1) comment
Hackers are taking aim at the supply chain but there are things electronics OEMs can do to foil the enemy.
3 Ways to Get More Value from Box Build Services
Michael Allen  
5/2/2019   Post a comment
When sourcing box build services, evaluate your suppliers' assembly tools and methods .
How Technology Can Connect the Global Supply Chain
Dheeraj Kohli  
5/1/2019   Post a comment
That lack of visibility and control continues throughout the supply chain. Technology can help add knowledge.
Component Shortages Improving, But Not Over
Barbara Jorgensen  
4/30/2019   Post a comment
Following two years of severe component shortages, demand is weakening, and inventories are too high
Nanotechnology & the Combat Against Counterfeit Goods
Scott Fletcher  
4/29/2019   Post a comment
In 2018, counterfeit goods counted for more than 3% of global trade. With no signs of it slowing down, the U.S. government is trying to take matters into its own hands. However, companies don’t need to wait for guidelines on how to combat pirated goods. Implementing IoT and smart label technologies will allow organizations to track their assets through the supply chain and ensure consumers are buying authentic products.
Happy World IP Day!
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
4/26/2019   Post a comment
April 26 is World Intellectual Property Day. Let's celebrate.
Managing Global Risk as Trade Policies Fluctuate: SRM Solutions Explained
Steve Treagust  
4/25/2019   (1) comment
Purchasing is central to most business processes, so software applications that can address the entire purchasing value chain and integrate tightly with other vital areas of a business are a real business asset. Such software can reduce non-value-added work, provide real-time insights and enable a company to have greater operational agility in relationships with suppliers.
How the Supply Chain Can Prepare for Changes to the Amazon Marketplace
Tammy Moyer  
4/23/2019   (1) comment
A scenario where Amazon shifts how it interacts with its various suppliers and retailers is quite possible--and one that will demand supply chain agility.
"Earth Day" Mentality Here to Stay
Richard Howells  
4/22/2019   Post a comment
As climate change issues continue to dominate political and social conversations, it is important that “sustainability” becomes more than just a corporate buzzword, especially for the global electronics supply chain.
Put Quality in the Supply Chain
Puga Sankara  
4/19/2019   Post a comment
Applying the right quality systems and metrics is critical to success in the distribution center.
Getting Smart about Artificial Intelligence
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
4/19/2019   (1) comment
Artificial intelligence (AI) promises huge benefits for manufacturing but almost every business is looking at ways to leverage the technology.
Fexco's OpenConnect Solution Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle Payment Interface
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4/18/2019   (1) comment
Fexco announced it has achieved Oracle Validated Integration of its OpenConnect solution with Oracle Payment Interface (OPI 6.2).
TrueCommerce Datalliance Releases First Platform Update of 2019
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4/18/2019   Post a comment
Supply chain software company expands self-service options, more control for customers’ data.
Syncron Continues Year-Over-Year Profitable Growth and Further Enhances Market Leadership
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4/18/2019   Post a comment
Manufacturers’ drive to maximizing product uptime and evolving servitization-centered economy fuel a 30 percent year-over-year increase in company’s recurring subscription and support revenue.
Worker Shortages Plague EU Electronics OEMs
Barbara Jorgensen  
4/18/2019   Post a comment
The European Union (EU) fears its workforce will be stressed as electronics employment grows.
Carriers Urged to Develop Solution for Sheltering Freight from Section 301 Tariffs
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4/17/2019   Post a comment
ECIA is supporting its distributor members to appeal to their small parcel freight providers to develop a cost effective way to move bonded freight from a FTZ to a US domestic location for export.
Racecars & Printers: My Week at the Additive Manufacturers User Group
Philip Spagnoli Stoten  
4/17/2019   Post a comment
I am a fan of additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing. I’ve been following this sector for years, watching it develop from a hobbyist tool to a prototype solution, and now to a fully-fledged industrial technology. These developments are due, in no small part, to the companies now participating in the sector that range from small startups to large printer and consumables brands. Earlier this month, I attended the Additive Manufacturers User Group in Chicago, to see the latest and greatest from this fast-moving industry.
Shrinking Inventories Create Supply Chain Pitfalls
Glenn Hitchcock  
4/16/2019   (1) comment
The current concerns about tariffs and the prospect of a weaker macro environment suggests the trend continues to be to drive inventories lower and, in our opinion, too low in some areas. Shortages may become the norm as the year progresses.
Improve Your Decision Making with Better Models
Raef Lawson  
4/15/2019   (1) comment
Companies can improve their decision-making by employing managerial costing models, models that reflect the operations, processes and consumption of resources by the organization.
Sony Easily Maintains Its Number 1 Ranking in the Diverse O-S-D Market
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4/12/2019   Post a comment
Top-10 companies held 39% of the worldwide O-S-D market in 2018, the same level as in 2017.
Ivalua Announces Search360, Delivering Advanced Cross-Catalog eProcurement Capabilities
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4/12/2019   Post a comment
New capability optimizes the user eprocurement experience and strengthens supplier relationships.
MagnaChip and HiDeep Inc. Announce Partnership to Develop Enhanced OLED Display Capabilities for Next-Generation of Mobile & Handheld Consumer Electronics
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4/10/2019   Post a comment
MagnaChip and HiDeep Inc. to Combine Advanced OLED Display and UX / UI Technologies to Create Innovative and Lower-Cost Designs
Lots of Zeroes: Basic Guidelines to Managing Intermittent Demand
Ken Fordyce  
4/10/2019   Post a comment
By understanding the basics of intermittent demand, and following a few guidelines, it’s possible to manage the issue of shifting demand.
Chatbots: No Longer Just a Buyer Buzzword
Frank Cavallaro  
4/9/2019   Post a comment
Chatbots are a must-have lead generation and customer service tool for supply chain businesses in 2019.
Artificial Intelligence & X-Ray Vision are Superpowers
Bill Cardoso  
4/8/2019   Post a comment
We believe that AI, when combined with other technologies, can be more than a game changer and can result in superpowers.
SiliconExpert and Zuken Team to Deliver Critical Component Data Intelligence to Engineers
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4/5/2019   Post a comment
SiliconExpert has partnered with Zuken, a leading EDA software provider, to deliver critical component information to engineers within their design environment.
U.S. Factory Activity Gains Ground in March
Barbara Jorgensen  
4/4/2019   Post a comment
The nation’s leading manufacturing index, the Institute for Supply Management’s PMI, reports that manufacturing activity continues to rebound in March.
Nano Dimension 3D Prints Side-Mounting Technology onto Circuit Boards
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4/2/2019   Post a comment
Side mounting on PCBs, created by the DragonFly Pro System, adds valuable real estate, allows for more on-board functionality
Cloud-Based Supply Chain Management Platform SPOT Offers New Container Tracking Service
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4/2/2019   Post a comment
The SPOT Supply Chain Visibility & Collaboration Platform has been extended by a new container tracking service that consolidates various data streams to provide customers best possible and independent container status information.
Formlabs Advances Digital Fabrication With the Launch of Form 3 & Form 3L, Built on the Next Generation of 3D Printing Technology
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4/2/2019   Post a comment
Formlabs scales hardware offering with two new products built on Low Force Stereolithography (LFS) technology.
Lattice Semiconductor Announces Design Wins with Pioneer & Onkyo Corporation for Prosumer A/V Home Entertainment Receiver Systems
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Pioneer Selects Lattice SiI9437 Receiver IC for Enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC) HDMI® 2.1 Capabilities
NetSuite Helps Customers Simplify Global Trade
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4/2/2019   Post a comment
New Global Financial Management and Localizations in Some of the World’s Largest Economies Help Customers Accelerate Growth
Sourcing Center Stage: 10 Major Moments from Spark 2019
Alex Yakubovich  
4/2/2019   Post a comment
The recent Spark 2019 brought together thought leaders on procurement and sourcing from a variety of industries. This slideshow captures some of the best thoughts from the show.
Global Motion Control & Motors Market Sees Record Growth in 2018
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4/1/2019   Post a comment
Stats show $3.827 billion in shipments in 2018, up 8 percent over 2017.
U.S. Companies Continue to Represent Largest Share of Fabless IC Sales
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4/1/2019   Post a comment
Chinese companies log fastest growth since 2010 and now hold a 13% share of fabless IC sales.
Tariffs: More Than a Political Strategy
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
4/1/2019   Post a comment
Although considered an astute political strategy, tariffs cause business headaches for electronics OEMs, as well as component makers, contract manufacturers, and distributors.
HP Propelling Industry to 3D Production
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3/29/2019   Post a comment
HP Inc. will showcase new customers, applications, and technology as it continues leading the industry toward 3D production.
ECIA Welcomes 14 New Members
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3/29/2019   Post a comment
ECIA welcomes 14 new member companies.
North American Machine Vision Market Grows Nearly 10% in 2018, Hits Record Numbers for Sixth Straight Year
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2018 AIA statistics show nearly 10 percent growth over 2017, with $2.874 billion in sales.
ON Semiconductor to Acquire Quantenna Communications
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3/28/2019   Post a comment
Acquisition creates platform for addressing connectivity applications for Industrial and Automotive markets.
Brexit Delayed is Still Brexit
Mark Shanley  
3/28/2019   Post a comment
UK manufacturers should make full use of any Brexit delays to mitigate supply risks.
Supply Chain Roundtable: Better Data Drives Better Decisions
Philip Spagnoli Stoten  
3/27/2019   Post a comment
The statement “Better data drives better decisions” may seem simple, but the analogy of “bad data in bad data out” has never been truer, or more significant. After all, we are not looking to collect data for its own sake, we are looking to collect and use data to derive better outcomes.
How OEM Leaders Leverage Culture to Improve Their Brand
Hank Ostholthoff  
3/26/2019   Post a comment
In the world of OEMs, brand and culture are beyond important to the process because a lot of relationships are integrated. Today, it only takes one bad review or relationship, or even an employee posting on social media that could mar your brand.
Cambashi Launches the Industrial IoT Charter Program
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3/25/2019   Post a comment
Members Benefit from Comprehensive Market Research to Guide Sales and Marketing Planning
Top 7 Tips & Tricks to Improve Inventory Management
Megan R. Nichols  
3/25/2019   Post a comment
In a market of increasing competition, it is necessary to facilitate the optimized management of inventory and goods. Let's look at some of the basic best practices.
Chinese Smart Phones Capture Android Market
Puga Sankara  
3/22/2019   (1) comment
As the smart phone market evolves, Chinese phone makers are taking the lead and fast charging is fast becoming the norm. That's good news for the supply chain.
Critical Manufacturing Mantra: Location, Location, Location
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
3/22/2019   Post a comment
Electronics OEMs need to think carefully about factory relocations. Done well, they offer a number of benefits.
Electronics Supply Chain Roundtable: Data & the Supply Chain
Philip Spagnoli Stoten  
3/21/2019   (1) comment
Reliable data is the lifeblood of the supply chain for OEMs hoping to manage material shortages in a volatile network.
3 Key Shifts Changing Business for Product Innovators
Antony John  
3/20/2019   Post a comment
Electronics OEMs are increasing the pace of innovation to survive and prosper in the face of customer demands for greater performance at a lower price, increased global competition, and more stringent regulatory requirements. New product development has to evolve as well.
Electronics Supply Chain Roundtable: Artificial Intelligence & Manufacturing
Philip Spagnoli Stoten  
3/19/2019   Post a comment
It’s hard to imagine a technology likely to have more impact in 2019 than artificial intelligence (AI). It was the talk of the show at CES (Consumer Electronics Show) at the start of January and the debate continued later that month at APEX in San Diego.
Oracle Enhances Cloud SCM Suite with Collaboration & AI Intelligence
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
3/19/2019   Post a comment
Oracle has upgraded its cloud-based supply chain management and enterprise resource planning offerings by enhancing artificial intelligence and collaboration capabilities.
Medical Electronics Market Size to Exceed $169 Bn by 2025
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3/18/2019   Post a comment
The Medical Electronics Market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $73.3 billion to over $169 billion by 2025; as reported in the latest study by Global Market Insights, Inc.
The Robots Have Arrived: You're Fired!
Puga Sankara  
3/15/2019   Post a comment
Make way for the robots--but don't assume they are going to take over the world.
OEMs Need to Focus on Training, Reporting to Fight Warranty Service Abuse
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
3/15/2019   Post a comment
Service and warranty abuse is a huge threat to technology OEMs and service providers everywhere. AGMA has identified employee training and reporting mechanisms as critical components in the fight against service and warranty abuse.
Rapidly Evolving Supply Chain Risk Profile Demands Technology
Rajesh Kalidindi  
3/14/2019   (1) comment
If armed with the right technology, supply chain executives have the opportunity to influence the risk profile of the organization.
Electronics Supply Chain Roundtable: Robots, Cobots & SMT
Philip Spagnoli Stoten  
3/14/2019   (2) comments
Surface mount electronics companies are still looking for ways to use robotic technologies. We asked some experts to weigh in on the future.
What's More Important Than Cost When Implementing An ERP Systems?
Mark Beckner  
3/13/2019   (3) comments
When researching a new ERP systems, usability and costs are often the first considerations. Consider critical back end functions as well. Your goal should be an easy-to-use system that allows for a high level of interaction and customization without the need to hire resources. By keeping these features in mind, you will save time and money, and have a system that will grow with you and your business over time.




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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!
Archived Dialogues
Live Chat 01/15: CPOs Re-Shape Their Business Roles
Increasingly chief procurement officers (CPOs) are re-shaping their organizational role to focus on creating results far beyond cost controls. A new IBM survey explores how.
Live Chat 11/12: Examining the Cyberthreat to Supply Chains
The number of cyberattacks is on the rise and hackers are targeting the supply chain. Drew Smith, founder and CEO of InfoArmor, will be on hand to discuss the reality of today's threat landscape and what to do about it.