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A Framework for Supply Chain Investments

It’s early in the year, and many companies are trying to work out where they should make strategic investments. In supply chain management, the range of potential solutions or new capabilities can seem overwhelming. Even describing the number of options is challenging – how do you choose between such disparate solutions as, say, building a […]

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Can Blockchain and Cognitive Analytics yield higher demand forecasting accuracy?

Written by: Jaime Marijuán Castro In the electronics industry nowadays, the average gross value of inventory (all types) as a percentage of revenue is 9,58 % (*), a pretty high ratio and proves that the cost of inventory is a matter of concern within the industry. High levels of inventory can be tackled in multiple ways, […]

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Cognitive Transformation Loves Agile

It’s been two years since IBM introduced the Watson business unit and the new business environment called “The Cognitive Era”. There have been many companies who started applying cognitive technologies into their businesses, but not so many have transformed their business in a fundamental way.  Some have done well and some have struggled. I would […]

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Choosing The Right Analytics For Your Data

How do you choose the right data analytics for your electronics business? Corporates in Electronics industry have long strived to understand what’s going on with their operations, clients, industry, market, and even outpace competitions using available data at hand. Data is absolutely critical since it might tell many unknown stories, imply many undiscovered truths, and […]

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What Cognitive Innovation Can Do For Your Customer Engagement

In a few weeks the whole of our industry will flock towards Berlin for the IFA 2016. Like previous years this will be an extravagance of announcements on new innovations and product introductions throughout the industry, combined with numerous engagements with business partners at the show-floors. In that respect it can be pretty much compared […]

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Product regulatory compliance in Electronics: 4 reasons to consider a proactive approach

In the last 20 years, the electronics industry has experienced a continuous pressure in product regulatory compliance mainly caused by the increase of the number of regulations that product designers and manufacturers need to abide by, in order to put products into the marketplace and take them back again. These laws typically regulate the products […]

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Digital Technology In Supply Chain Management

My point of view on digital technologies that will transform the supply chain can be found on this interview published in the Estonian business daily Äripäev on Feb. 18th 2016. Here is the translation:

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Global Connected Car Trends and Local Business Strategies

IDC (International Data Corporation, a premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for IT, telecommunications and consumer technology markets) organized an Internet of Things (IoT) conference in Turkey on December 10, 2015. IBM was one of the premier conference partners, and I had the honor to moderate a roundtable discussion on Connected […]

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