Wednesday, October 14th 2020

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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.

 Bradley Ramsey@Supplyframe

Thought Leadership


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?

Vishal Talwar@Genpact


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?

Sam Panda@Accenture


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?

Chanan Greenberg@Model N for SupplyChainBrain


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?

Ferry Grijpink, Eric Kutcher, Alexandre Ménard, Sree Ramaswamy, Davide Schiavotto, James Manyika, Michael Chui, Rob Hamill, and Emir Okan @McKinsey

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