Douglas Alexander has been working in the electronics R&D and manufacturing sectors for over 30 years. He developed and managed several departments at Digital Microwave Corp. (DMC), including Purchasing, Contract Management, Component Engineering, Documentation Control, Contract Manufacturing, and Prototype Assembly Operations. He also worked at Microsoft Corp.'s WebTV division as the founding manager of its Component Engineering department. He recently served at Transparent Video Systems as the Director of Engineering Operations and Logistics.

RFID Sparks New Supply Chain Demand

If you have a dynamic information source, secure storage, an efficient means for retrieving that information, and an in-demand use for the information, then you have the backbone structure for businesses of all sorts. If you can securely transport that information over both short and long distances without worrying about adding equipment or customizing existing…

Trade Secrets for Sale

To catch a criminal, you have to think like a criminal. That's what Sherlock Holmes and other super sleuths espouse as a sure-fire method for outthinking perps and anticipating their next move. It works against counterfeiters, thieves, hackers, pirates, and other criminal types. Intellectual property theft accounts for billions of dollars of lost revenue and…