Institute for Supply Management to Update Requirements for CPSM, the Gold Standard in “Real-World” Certification

TEMPE, AZ— Attention, supply management professionals and executives: If you’re serious about advancing your career or helping your team to excel, it’s time to seize the opportunity. The Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) program from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) is the gold standard for supply management expertise, achievement and success in the “real world”.…

THOMASNET.com & ISM Open Nominations for “30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars” Global Recognition Program

New York, NY and Tempe, AZ –  THOMASNET.com and the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) are seeking nominations for the fourth annual “30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars Recognition Program”.  The program honors young purchasing and supply chain management professionals from around the globe who deserve to be applauded for their passion, creativity and contributions to…

NeoGrid Experts to Speak at the Theory of Constraints International Certification Organization (TOCICO) Conference

CHICAGO – Sept. 15, 2016 – NeoGrid, a global technology provider of end-to-end supply chain management solutions, announces that, in addition to being bronze and technology sponsors, it will have three experts speak at the 2016 Theory of Constraints International Certification Organization (TOCICO) Conference, scheduled for Sept. 18-21 in Leesburg, Virginia. NeoGrid Founder Miguel Abuhab’s…

SMC to Demonstrate FieldPoP and FieldServer for Building Automation OEMs at Sensors Expo

Sept 13, 2016 – Sensors Expo Midwest, Chicago, IL Booth #602 – Sierra Monitor Corporation (OTCQB: SRMC), a provider of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions that connect and protect high-value infrastructure assets, invites Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) designing and developing equipment for industrial and factory applications to attend the special IIoT University session presented…

Serving Up a Supply Chain History Lesson

At its inception more than thirty years ago, EBN was Electronic Buyers News. We talked about the newest products, from passives to power supplies. We talked about book-to-bill ratios and what these figures said about the health of our industry. We were the go to source for news about electronic distributors and product hawkers. Then…

The How Behind IDEA-ICE-3000 Certification

So you've decided that you want to pursue IDEA-ICE-3000 certification. Now, you just have to figure out how to proceed. We want to help. What is the exam? The curriculum of the IDEA-ICE-3000 Professional Inspector Certification Exam (IDEA-ICE-3000) focuses on content from IDEA-STD-1010: Acceptability of Electronic Components Distributed in the Open Market .  It also…

The Why Behind IDEA-ICE-3000 Certification

Many people are unaware that any OEM, CM, or EMS provider can enroll its quality personnel in the IDEA-ICE-3000 Professional Inspector Certification Exam (IDEA-ICE-3000). This program, which is available now, can help your company secure the inspection expertise and detection solutions it needs. In fact, a number of quality electronics companies lead the industry in…

EDS Through New Eyes: Part 2

In the first part of this blog, I focused on what companies can do to increase the benefits they get from attending industry shows such as the annual Electronics Distribution Show. In this concluding part, I address how social media is being used by everyone, including conference attendees to raise corporate visibility and advance the…