Hailey Lynne McKeefry has spent more than 28 years writing about technology and business. She began her career as an editor at such periodicals as Macintosh News, EBN, and Windows Magazine.  After more than 16 years as a freelance journalist, she has written about a broad variety of technology topics, with a focus on supply chain, components, security, storage, healthcare, and SMBs.  Living in the heart of the Silicon Valley, Hailey has written for many top business-to-business publications and Websites including EDN, EETimes, Information Week, CRN, eWeek, Channel Insider, Channel Pro, Redmond Channel Partner, Home Office Computing, and TechTarget.  She graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz with a BA in literature.  Follow her on Twitter @HaileyMcK.

New Regs Make Shipping Waves

Electronics OEMs rely on ocean shipping for transporting much of the heavier goods used in manufacturing, as well as for moving finished product. Whether raw materials or manufactured goods, seaborne trade is a critical piece of the global economy as well. In fact, there are over 50,000 merchant ships trading internationally for all types of…

E-Commerce Integration Cloud Platform Focuses on Seamless Ecosystems

Today, software vendor Cleo released the latest iteration of its Cleo Integration Cloud platform which aims to help organizations optimize supply chain processes including order-to-cash and procure-to-pay, across internal and external ecosystems of applications, systems, marketplaces, and trading partners.  “Ecosystem integration is the next frontier in how organizations with a supply chain should be thinking,”…

21 High-Tech Companies Proving Good Ethics is Good Business

The ubiquitous attention to creating and maintaining ethics and compliance programs point to the importance of being a good corporate citizen, but research also bears out that the most ethical companies are perform noticeably better financially.  This year, in the Ethisphere Institute’s list of the World’s Most Ethical Companies, high-tech players, from consultants to OEMS…