Survey: Execs Not Happy With Digital Supply Chains

The interdependency of the electronics supply chain may be hampering companies’ efforts toward digital transformation, research finds. While 75 percent of executives in the manufacturing and retail supply chains say a digital strategy is very important for their business, only five percent are satisfied with progress so far. There are two levels of digital transformation occurring among…

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The Future of Supply Chain is Focused on Data

Supply chain disruption has been a recurring topic in 2016. Along with “disruption,” we've all heard terms like “leveraging data,” or acquiring “visibility and transparency” via a necessary “digital transformation.” It's often frustrating to come across these terms through marketing material on a vendor's website, or articles by “industry thought leaders” that never offer a…

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TDK Subsidiary Renamed TDK-Micronas

TDK Corporation announces the renaming of its group company “Micronas” to “TDK-Micronas”. TDK-Micronas is a leading supplier of Hall-effect sensors with more than 40 years’ experience in the Automotive industry. The company today offers the world’s broadest range of Hall-effect sensors and embedded motor controllers for the Automotive and Industrial markets. As already disclosed, with…

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Mouser Stocks Ametherm Sample Kits

Ametherm today announced that sample kits of the company’s inrush current limiters and NTC sensing thermistors are now available from leading electronic component distributor Mouser Electronics. Mouser is stocking Ametherm’s Standard, Mega, Mini, and Sensor Sample Kits. “Consisting of Ametherm’s most popular inrush current limiters and NTC sensing thermistors, our convenient sample kits provide designers with a quick and…

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AI Ethics Effort Starts at IEEE

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Today, the IEEE kicked off a broad initiative to make ethics a part of the design process for systems using artificial intelligence. The effort, in the works for more than a year, hopes to spark conversations that lead to consensus-driven actions and has already generated three standards efforts. The society published…

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