Are the Robots Winning?

Just last year, I wrote about how automation in manufacturing would create more, better paying jobs. But two leading economists have examined real-world data and concluded that the robots may be winning after all. Is it true? Photo courtesy Joe Green on Unsplash Last year’s hopes Last year I wrote about artificial intelligence (AI) and the potential loss…

Details

Arrow

Arrow: From Top Distributor to Enabler of All Things High-Tech

Arrow Electronics Inc. sits today atop the distribution market. Victorious and, for the first time, alone. CEO Michael Long should savor the moment. Except, he has loftier goals. Arrow wants to be a solutions and technology platform offering data, design, engineering, product development, software, supply chain and other services to the global economy. This is…

Details

IHS Markit Blockchain Presentation Headlines ECIA Regional Series in Boston June 7

Atlanta, GA – ECIA is pleased to announce the 2018 Regional Series returns to the Boston area on Thursday, June 7th at The Westin Waltham. Randy Lawson, IHS Markit will present “Blockchain and Semiconductors: Quantifying the opportunity.” With a projected 10 billion more devices connecting to the Internet in the next four years, it's more important than ever…

Details

Are You Unlocking Value in Your Supply Base?

All suppliers are not equal, some are more important than others to a business. Your supply base represents a wealth of opportunity that can bring significant value and innovation to your organization if you can find ways to unlock it.  Written by the award-winning author and procurement expert,Jonathan O’Brien, Supplier Relationship Management: Unlocking the Hidden Value…

Details

Seal Network & Deloitte to Build Blockchain Anti-Counterfeiting Network With the European Commission

eal Network, a company that uses blockchain technology to fight counterfeiting, was selected by the European Commission to co-create a blockchain-based anti-counterfeiting platform for Europe during the blockathon in Brussels from 22 to 25 June 2018. The team is aided by Deloitte's global trade partners who share Seal Network's mission to create the infrastructure of…

Details

HP Showcases Growth in High-Volume 3D Printing Deployments and Breakthrough Applications for Manufacturing

Barcelona, Spain – Today at the HP Innovation Summit in Barcelona, Spain, HP announced expanded installations of its HP Jet Fusion 3D printing solutions with digital manufacturing innovators Protolabs, Materialise, and ZiggZagg. As a leader in helping the world take advantage of digital technologies in the 4th Industrial Revolution, HP also showcased its collaboration with…

Details