Here’s to a Better Year, CEOs Hope

CEO confidence about the global economy is on the upswing, but the corporate bosses are also concerned about growth potential, attracting talent, and dealing with international regulations, according to the latest PricewaterhouseCoopers' Global CEO Survey. These track closely with the biggest concerns of today's supply chain professionals. The annual report, released at the recent World…

The Car of the Future

We've written a lot about the quickening pace of innovation in automotive electronics design. And you'll recall the centerpiece of the first part of the Drive for Innovation was an all-electric Chevy Volt, which took us around North America. If you're in automotive electronics design, you're no doubt working on a very important and very…

Building a Culture of Innovation

If you've followed us for the past couple of years on Drive for Innovation, this infographic should come as no surprise. A lot of what we've covered, the interviews we've done, and the insights we've heard from the road tell us how to build a culture from innovation. But I have to say that this…

Nokia & Microsoft: A New Chapter

Microsoft purchased Nokia's mobile phone business for 5.5 billion euros (US $7.2 billion), ending a chapter of uncertainty and expectation in Nokia's 148 years of uninterrupted trajectory of innovation, reinvention, and change. Strong supply chain history A quick look through Nokia's history since 1865 shows 148 years of innovation and change. As the company closes…