Wednesday, October 14th 2020
This week in
Challenges and opportunities in High Tech
This week’s must read
Covid-19 Pandemic Exposes Major Gaps in Intelligent Supply Management. The global electronics value chain and some global manufacturers have been able to quickly adapt. Others have had to accelerate their digital transformation to stem the tide of delays and shortages. If you want to learn more about what lessons you can take away from the events of 2020, you can view the full recording of Supplyframe Executive Insights roundtable event, hosted by Supplyframe CMO Richard Barnett.
This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from Supplyframe about the future of Electronics Manufacturing.
The author has a look at three macrotrends shaping the future of the world and the manufacturing industry. What challenges and opportunities will emerge from these evolutions?
Executives in the High-Tech industry are living uncertain times, and the impact of COVID the yet-to-be-determined. Innovation and growth are no longer solo sports, especially in High Tech. Do you think that Strategic alliances can deliver rapid value? And how to manage through challenges to set your alliances up for success?
As the pandemic evolves, the business-to-business high tech sector is seeing extreme fluctuations in supply and demand. With the prediction of a protracted economic downturn, what steps do companies need to take to improve their bottom line and navigate towards a brighter future?
5G should enable more people to access global flows of information, communication, and services. Although gaps will remain, this trend could unlock greater human potential and prosperity in many developing nations. Do connectivity providers have the capacity to deliver all this potential?
This week’s Consulting News
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This week’s media
Can you guess which of these things we’ll actually have in 2050? What thing do you personally want to have now and not later?
Consulting sourcing tips
In today’s world consultants strive to stay on cutting-edge of knowledge by evolving and enhancing their expertise. Clients get the best out of the consultants but even consultants are benefited by this as they get to build better portfolios and ensure long-term success.
What is the value for a consulting project? Are procurement and business leaders talking the same language? Are we talking about savings? Cost avoidance? Or is it the impact of the project on the business?
Basically, reverse auctions are a type of bidding process where suppliers undercut each other and progressively reduce their price.
Previous Weeks’ issues
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The travel industry is adapting rapidly to the new behaviors of both business and leisure travelers. New sustainable alternatives are appearing, mobility as a service is on the rise.
Smart Medical Devices are shaping up a connected and data-driven healthcare infrastructure with AI and IOMT in the driver’s seat. Join TWIC to explore MedTech 2022.