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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.
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.
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.
LoRa Alliance Expands LoRaWAN Device Certification Program to Ensure Quality of Millions of Connected IoT Devices
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6/5/2019   Post a comment
New LoRaWAN Certification Test Tool Pretests Devices, Saving Members Time and Money to Improve Device Reliability and Achieve Certification
CloudTrade Technologies' PDF Invoice to SAP Ariba Capability - Customisations Solution Now Available On SAP App Center
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6/5/2019   (1) comment
Solution delivers a service to convert supplier application generated PDF invoices to an SAP Ariba Network invoice for automated processing to the buyer
Zebra Technologies Introduces Savanna Data Services to Power Next Generation Enterprise Applications
EBN Newswire  
6/5/2019   (1) comment
Business innovators and software developers can now build scalable, data-focused applications and solutions
Kuebix TMS Achieves 'Built FOR NetSuite' Status
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6/5/2019   Post a comment
New suite app meets the oracle NetSuite SuiteCloud platform development standards and documented best practices.
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.
Blockchain to Push Paper Bill of Lading into Retirement
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5/30/2019   Post a comment
G2 Ocean and Manuchar show the paper Bill of Lading is ready for retirement. Together they have finished a successful pilot trial of CargoX’s blockchain-based Smart Bill of Lading Solution.
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.
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.
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
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
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
Oracle Helps Organizations Improve Productivity Across Global Supply Chains
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5/14/2019   Post a comment
New Oracle Supply Chain Management (SCM) Cloud logistics updates improve responsiveness, optimize shipments and asset utilization, and improve productivity.
Here's Why Supply Chain Companies Need to Try Live Video
Frank Cavallaro  
5/14/2019   Post a comment
Live video streaming offers businesses a cost-effective strategy for engaging with and appealing to today’s buyers.
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.
Wearable Artificial Intelligence (AI) Market Size to hit $180bn by 2025
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5/13/2019   Post a comment
Wearable Artificial Intelligence (AI) Market size is set to exceed USD 180 billion with over 1 billion units sold by 2025; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc.
McLaren Announces Long-Term Partnership with Arrow Electronics
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5/10/2019   Post a comment
"We are delighted Arrow has decided to join our racing team"
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.
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.
Scout RFP Advances Customer Focus with Leadership Team Additions
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4/23/2019   Post a comment
New VP of Product and VP of Demand Further Extends Deep Commitment to Customers and Market Need
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.
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.
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.
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.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Manufacturing Market to See 40%+ Growth to Hit $16 billion by 2025
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4/12/2019   Post a comment
The Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Manufacturing Market to reach US$16 billion by 2025.
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.
Fast-Growing Startup, LocatorX, Bolsters Leadership Team with Two New Additions
EBN Newswire  
4/11/2019   (1) comment
Newly Appointed CFO, Bruce Candebat, and VP of President & Culture, Mark Malis, to help accelerate growth of Atlanta-based tracking technology company.
7 Charts Map Automation & Manufacturing Outlook
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
4/11/2019   (1) comment
Is automation killing manufacturing or giving it new life? These charts look at the impact from a variety of angles.
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.
Current State of Blockchain & Supply Chain: Promising but Challenging
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
4/5/2019   Post a comment
If the industry gets it right, blockchain has the potential to be a real asset for the supply chain. However, we're not there yet.
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
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
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.
North American Machine Vision Market Grows Nearly 10% in 2018, Hits Record Numbers for Sixth Straight Year
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3/29/2019   Post a comment
2018 AIA statistics show nearly 10 percent growth over 2017, with $2.874 billion in sales.
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.
xR in China Continues Strong Growth: HMD Revenues approach $1 Billion by 2023
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3/25/2019   Post a comment
Intense competition among vendors will be rewarded as consumer and enterprise use of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality continue steady growth
42Q Names Rajeev Gollarahalli Chief Business Officer
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3/22/2019   Post a comment
Industry Veteran Tapped to Drive Continued Momentum for 42Q’s Cloud-Based Manufacturing Solution
FedEx Partners with Kamen to Deliver AI
Rick Merritt  
3/21/2019   (1) comment
The engineer behind the Segway and First Robotics Competition discusses his team’s current work for FedEx on a delivery robot using neural networks.
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.
WorkWave Appoints David Giannetto as Chief Operating Officer
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3/18/2019   Post a comment
Experienced leader and visionary to drive growth and enhance operational processes and strategy.
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.
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.
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.
ON Semiconductor Hosts 2019 Americas Power Seminars
EBN Newswire  
3/12/2019   (1) comment
Engineers can gain unprecedented access to power experts in all areas of power management, conversion and control.
Unisys to Present at IATA World Cargo Symposium on Importance of Real-Time Data for a Truly Connected Cargo Supply Chain
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3/12/2019   Post a comment
Real-time data is fundamental to a connected cargo supply chain to reduce idle time and increase visibility, transparency and security, Unisys to tell global cargo leaders.
5 Ways to Reduce Expensive & Unnecessary Invoice Processing Costs
Aman Mann  
3/8/2019   Post a comment
Automation technology has the capacity to reduce costs and increase efficiency in a number of unexpected ways.
Scout RFP Launches Dynamic Negotiation Analytics to Enable Dynamic Supplier Negotiation
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3/5/2019   Post a comment
New Scout DNA Speeds Process to Optimize Vendor Selection and Cost Reduction
Kuebix Provides Solution for the Truckload Capacity Crisis
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3/5/2019   Post a comment
FleetMAX Matches Private Fleet Empty Backhauls with Shipment Opportunities
Electronics Supply Chain Roundtable: AR Gets Real in Manufacturing
Philip Spagnoli Stoten  
2/26/2019   (1) comment
Augmented reality is more than just fun and games. It can add real value in the electronics manufacturing setting.
Supply Chain Cyberthreats Balloon in 2018
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
2/22/2019   (2) comments
Increasingly, hackers and cyber attackers are looking at the supply chain as a back door into organizational information.
SophiaTX Launches XBRL Solution to Advance Financial Reporting in Malaysia with Blockchain
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2/21/2019   (3) comments
Compliant with Malaysian Business Reporting System (MBRS), this solution utilizes the SophiaTX blockchain in order to make businesses' annual financial reporting simpler, faster, and less cumbersome.
Oracle Fortifies its IoT Applications with HERE Location Suite
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2/21/2019   Post a comment
HERE Technologies announced that Oracle Internet of Things (IoT) Cloud has integrated the HERE Location Suite into its IoT services.
TrueCommerce Announces Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Advanced Sales, Purchasing and Warehouse Integration
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2/21/2019   Post a comment
Complete, cloud-based EDI solution that makes it easy and affordable to comply with customer compliance and fulfillment requirements.
Closed-Loop CAPA: What is the Big Deal?
Ann McGuire  
2/18/2019   (1) comment
A closed-loop CAPA process can impact a person’s life—and our entire public and private systems.
Electronics Supply Chain Roundtable: Create a Manufacturing Ecosystem
Philip Spagnoli Stoten  
2/13/2019   (2) comments
Connected factories are one thing, but what about a connected manufacturing ecosystem? Surely more value can be delivered when many sites share data to drive best-in-class performance and global improvements. And what about the idea of crowdsourced anonymized data being used across the industry to improve performance throughout the value chain?
Jaggaer Introduces the Jaggaer ONE Unified Platform for Comprehensive Spend Management
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2/8/2019   Post a comment
Jaggaer announces the Jaggaer ONE Platform as the cornerstone of its spend management solutions suite.
A New Logistics Labeling Solution Is Here to Change the Industry: Up to 40% Lower Costs, Increased Productivity, and Improved Sustainability, All in One.
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2/5/2019   Post a comment
This innovative technology is a unique labeling solution in the industry comprised of only one printer and one continuous label roll designed to produce variable length logistics labels, on demand.
Use Social Media to Enhance Supply Chain Transparency
Frank Cavallaro  
2/5/2019   (1) comment
Customers want transparency of supply chain through social media.
Automate 2019 Announces Conference Sessions, Certifications Opportunities
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1/31/2019   Post a comment
Sessions support manufacturers, integrators and those seeking professional certifications to learn how to solve real-world challenges that make them more competitive.
SophiaTX Launches Blockchain Academy
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1/31/2019   Post a comment
SophiaTX is proud to announce the launch of their Blockchain Academy.
WorkWave Launches New Unified User Interface for WorkWave Route Manager
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1/31/2019   Post a comment
WorkWave Route Manager’s new unified user interface combines route planning and GPS tracking into one view, while providing real-time insight with the Navigo toolbar
RIA & Pittsburgh Robotics Network Establish Partnership
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1/24/2019   Post a comment
Organizations to collaborate on promoting work of Pittsburgh robotics companies across the nation.
Boom: Top 10 CES Takeaways in the Age of Data
Philip Spagnoli Stoten  
1/24/2019   (2) comments
CES offers a glimpse into the future of technology. If you didn't get to the show, this slideshow will give you a glimpse at some of the hottest trends for future.
Jabil Launches Materials Innovation Center for Additive Manufacturing
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
1/22/2019   (2) comments
Jabil has introduced a solution for creating, integrating and validating custom engineered materials for additive manufacturing to help 3D printing emerge as a useful manufacturing technology.
JDA & Panasonic Partner to Co-Innovate on Integrated Digital Supply Chain Technology Solutions
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1/18/2019   (2) comments
Global leaders combine leadership in software and hardware technologies to co-develop solutions that optimize factory, warehouse and retail digital supply chain operations.
AI in 2019: Start Small, Win Big
Antony Bourne  
1/14/2019   (4) comments
Artificial intelligence will shape manufacturing in the year to come.
SAP Launches Customer Initiative Focused on the Intelligent Supply Chain for Assets
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1/11/2019   Post a comment
SAP announced the intelligent supply chain for its assets customer initiative, which will connect SAP and its industry-leading customers to transform businesses in supply chain planning and asset management.
BlueGrace Logistics Unveils New Features to BlueShip TMS Software
EBN Newswire  
1/11/2019   (1) comment
New user-friendly platform improves transparency and data tracking to optimize freight spend.
3 Critical New Year's Resolutions for Manufacturing
Srivats Ramaswami  
1/11/2019   (3) comments
Here are a few New Year’s Resolutions to consider to help manufacturers lay out priorities and plans for the year ahead.
Total Visibility: The Missing Link in the Supply Chain
Richard Howells  
1/10/2019   (5) comments
The main challenge in the supply chain is knowing what to do with that data sensors provide, and how to make actionable sense of it.
EBN@C-Level: Sourceability Offers Alternative to Traditional Electronics Distribution
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
1/9/2019   (7) comments
We sat down with founder and CEO of Sourceability Jens Gamperl to talk about how his company is developing a new distribution model that focuses on being a technology platform.
5 Key Elements Driving Digital Transformation in Manufacturing
Ray Watson  
1/2/2019   (4) comments
A handful of steps can take your organization successfully into the new industrial age.
Cloned ICs: Better Specs Than Authentics
Martin Rowe  
12/27/2018   (1) comment
Tests by SMT Corp. show that some cloned ICs actually perform better than authentic parts, at least on some parameters. Would you use a cloned part where authentic parts are no longer in production?
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.
5 Drivers Accelerating Digital Transformation & Innovation
Courtney Ryan  
12/18/2018   (3) comments
Transformative digital technologies are poised to forever change how products are designed, made and delivered to customers around the world. There’s strong probability that the following five drivers will play critical roles.
Order Processing Automation Brings Good Cheer to Electronics Market
Steve Smith  
12/12/2018   Post a comment
It’s a mad dash to get orders out, shipped, and under the tree in time for Christmas morning. A breakdown at any point in the supply chain can mean the loss of revenue, customers and business reputations.
Supply Chains, Manufacturing & Tech: The Year of Adapt or Die
Philip Spagnoli Stoten  
12/11/2018   (1) comment
Next month brings a slew of conferences that will lay out the biggest manufacturing, supply chain and technology trends. These events point to some understanding about where the industry will go this year.
Navigating Headwinds in the Global Supply Chain
Graham Scott  
12/10/2018   Post a comment
Electronics buyers, suppliers. and the customers they serve are facing turbulent times. We need to change along with them or face potential business disruptions.
Not in My Back Office: A Study in Expense Report Fraud
Josephine McCann  
12/7/2018   (1) comment
Organizations can save money by locking down expense report fraud--and some industries have more to worry about than average.
Procurement & Digitalization: Smart CPOs Blaze a Trail
Marcell Vollmer  
12/4/2018   (1) comment
Ready or not, digitalization is upon us and the procurement department and its leadership has a huge role to play.
Get to the Top-Tier of IoT Security
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
12/3/2018   Post a comment
More connected devices translate into a massive threat service that hackers can leverage to launch distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks and other threats.
Supply Chain Hungry for Legal Tool Innovation
Puga Sankara  
11/30/2018   (2) comments
Much in the legal and financial world remains constant, but technology tools can provide ways of doing things in innovative ways.
4 Strategies to Help Consumer OEMs Win the Microbrand Revolution
Madhav Durbha  
11/29/2018   Post a comment
Consumer electroncics OEMs can help ensure success by borrowing strategies successfully leveraged by direct-to-consumer retailers.
Fires, Floods, Earthquakes: Manage Disruptions with an AI-Enabled Business Network
Mark Morley  
11/27/2018   Post a comment
Natural disasters can upend the supply chain, but the right technology tools can help.
Black Friday Promises Good Things for Electronics OEMs
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
11/23/2018   (1) comment
Electronics are a popular purchases on Black Friday--here's a look at some of the statistics behind the holiday.
Expect Accountability from Supply Chain Operators & Partners
Puga Sankara  
11/16/2018   (1) comment
A recent wedding trip made me think about some one of the biggest complexities of moving products around the supply chain.
Unwrap the Perfect Supply Chain Gift
Gary M. Barraco  
11/12/2018   Post a comment
Disruptive technologies, increasing trade regulations, and the breakneck speed of customer demand are pushing companies to rethink their processes and technology for the holidays and beyond.
U.S. Product Demand & Manufacturing Expansion Hit Downward Spiral
Barbara Jorgensen  
11/7/2018   Post a comment
Trade tensions, transportation shortages, and decreased demand dogged U.S. manufacturers as domestic factory dipped for the sixth straight month . in a row, according to the PMI Index.




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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!
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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.