supply chain management (SCM)

Cisco expects chip shortage to last at least another six months
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Hardware

Cisco expects chip shortage to last at least another six months

Chuck Robbins says the situation is bound to improve over the “next 12 to 18 months”
26 Apr 2021
IBM, Red Hat and Cobuilder reconnect fragmented supply chains
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supply chain management (SCM)

IBM, Red Hat and Cobuilder reconnect fragmented supply chains

New solution enables construction companies to build intelligent and sustainable workflows
14 Apr 2021
Semiconductor shortage hits ISPs hard
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Hardware

Semiconductor shortage hits ISPs hard

Router vendors ask broadband providers to order a year ahead
12 Apr 2021
Apple faces iPad and MacBook shipment delays amid global component shortage
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components

Apple faces iPad and MacBook shipment delays amid global component shortage

Delays come despite recent assurances that semiconductor shortage will have a 'limited impact' on Apple
8 Apr 2021
Amazon is reportedly developing custom networking chips
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon is reportedly developing custom networking chips

The firm is reportedly preparing to ramp up its in-house silicon efforts in order to lessen its reliance on Broadcom
31 Mar 2021
Panasonic to acquire Blue Yonder for $6.5 billion
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mergers and acquisitions

Panasonic to acquire Blue Yonder for $6.5 billion

This will be the organisation’s biggest acquisition since 2011
9 Mar 2021
US Huawei ban looks set to continue under Biden administration
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Policy & legislation

US Huawei ban looks set to continue under Biden administration

A final interim rule issued in the last days of Trump's presidency is set to take effect on 22 March
1 Mar 2021
President Biden and Senator Schumer ready semiconductor supply chain initiatives
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Hardware

President Biden and Senator Schumer ready semiconductor supply chain initiatives

Majority Leader primes pump for $100 billion in science and technology funding
24 Feb 2021
Foxconn: Chip shortage will have 'limited impact' on Apple
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Hardware

Foxconn: Chip shortage will have 'limited impact' on Apple

The iPhone maker is set to face minimal disruption from the shortage that has crippled other parts of the tech industry
22 Feb 2021
GAO slams federal agencies for IT supply chain risk
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supply chain management (SCM)

GAO slams federal agencies for IT supply chain risk

Federal agencies don't understand where their technology comes from
18 Dec 2020
Apple puts iPhone supplier on probation for exploiting student workers
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supply chain management (SCM)

Apple puts iPhone supplier on probation for exploiting student workers

Pegatron misclassified its student workers and allowed them to work nights and unpaid overtime hours
9 Nov 2020
BT and Ericsson to support SMEs with climate action platform
SMB

BT and Ericsson to support SMEs with climate action platform

The SME Climate Hub aims to motivate businesses to halve their greenhouse gas emissions by 2030
21 Sep 2020
Apple pledges to be 100% carbon neutral by 2030
supply chain management (SCM)

Apple pledges to be 100% carbon neutral by 2030

“Businesses have a profound opportunity to help build a more sustainable future,” said Apple CEO, Tim Cook
21 Jul 2020
Can tech survive without China?
supply chain management (SCM)

Can tech survive without China?

Most tech is made in China. What happens when it can’t – or won’t – make our gadgets?
14 May 2020
Apple closes Wuhan store in anticipation of coronavirus infection
supply chain management (SCM)

Apple closes Wuhan store in anticipation of coronavirus infection

Expected revenue range for next quarter widens as outbreak intensifies
29 Jan 2020
The future of EDI: an IBM point of view
whitepaper
Whitepaper

The future of EDI: an IBM point of view

Electronic Data Interchange is growing and maturing, and remains a backbone for global business
14 Jan 2020
Digitally perfecting the supply chain
whitepaper
Whitepaper

Digitally perfecting the supply chain

How new technologies are being leveraged to transform the manufacturing supply chain
14 Jan 2020
The path to a thinking supply chain
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supply chain management (SCM)

The path to a thinking supply chain

How to get your supply chain connected to all data sources, with fast analytics, commerce and more
14 Jan 2020
Small businesses ‘unprepared’ for no-deal Brexit
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Policy & legislation

Small businesses ‘unprepared’ for no-deal Brexit

Tech firms are not are aware of guidance, nor government support, as opposition against no-deal mounts
13 Sep 2019
Japanese regulator probes Apple for ‘coercing’ parts makers
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Business operations

Japanese regulator probes Apple for ‘coercing’ parts makers

Firms allege the iPhone maker demands free technology and knowledge in exchange for doing business
7 Aug 2019
Micro-organisations leading the way for gender diversity
Careers & training

Micro-organisations leading the way for gender diversity

Government-backed charity claims firms 'have no idea' what their supply chains look like at the launch of their first report
15 Jan 2019
Amazon warehouse robot accident leaves 24 hospitalised
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supply chain management (SCM)

Amazon warehouse robot accident leaves 24 hospitalised

Warehouse robot punctures bear repellent resulting in the hospitalisation of 24 employees
7 Dec 2018
IBM struggles to gain interest in blockchain offering
chain
supply chain management (SCM)

IBM struggles to gain interest in blockchain offering

The company thinks its partnership with Maersk may have put other carriers off
31 Oct 2018