Tech Execs Give Innovation Mixed Reviews

While nearly three quarters of technology executives feel their organizations are greatly dependent on innovation, only 13 percent believe innovation delivers a competitive advantage, according to a new survey. The study by Accenture, which polled 68 execs in the electronics and high-tech sectors, reported that 74 percent of the executives felt their companies strategies were…

Details

Analytics Tool Aids in Decision-Making

E2open, a provider of cloud-based trading and logistics solutions, has added a decision-making tool to its suite of services. E2 Rapid Resolutions provides cross-network prescriptive analytics for decision support, the company said. The product leverages data, process, and analysis across trading networks for continuous monitoring, earlier detection, and faster resolution of supply chain disruptions. Cloud-based…

Details

Safeguards Fight Counterfeit Components

Despite the seeming tide of counterfeit components that have bombarded the electronics market in recent years, buyers are not helpless against the onslaught. As previously discussed in Part 1 and Part 2 of this three-part series, counterfeit methods are widely known, and education is half the battle in stopping them. Beyond this, however, the purchasing…

Details

Tech Fuels Search for Energy

Technology companies are supporting the energy industry to slake the rising demand for energy while keeping a focus on safety and costs. At the recent Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), where 100,000 attendees from 2,728 companies gathered, the increasingly important role of technology in exploration and production (E&P) surfaced repeatedly in discussions, presentations, and displays. The…

Details

Harwin Recognizes Digi-Key for Sales Achievement

Harwin Inc., the leading manufacturer of hi-rel interconnect solutions and cost-saving PCB hardware products, has announced that it has presented Digi-Key Corporation with its annual award for Sales Achievement. The recognition reflects Digi-Key’s commitment to product selection, availability and service, considerable sales growth, increased stock profile and the value of their globally centralized distribution model. “Accepting this Award on behalf…

Details

Richardson RFPD Introduces 4-in-1 Cellular Antenna from Taoglas

Richardson RFPD, Inc. today announces availability and full design support capabilities for an omni-directional heavy-duty, fully IP67 waterproof external M2M antenna from Taoglas USA, Inc. (Taoglas). The Pantheon MA760 is the first antenna on the market  to combine two LTE multiple-input and multiple-output (MIMO) elements, one 2.4 GHz/5 GHz antenna and GPS in one high…

Details