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Tuesday, August 2, 2011 -- Published 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. Next issue August 16


Confronting Global Risk

By Ann Grackin                                                Tuesday, August 2, 2011

From extreme weather, tornados, earthquakes; or poor safety practices leading to explosions or equipment failures; or activities such as illicit trade, counterfeiting, or hacking of valuable assets, risk is a daily issue that business must confront.
[Read: Confronting Global Risk]

The Buzz in Wholesale Distribution: Part One
By Bill McBeath                                                                                                  Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Wholesale Distribution is a hot sector. We discuss what's driving this growth and how wholesale distributors are increasingly competing directly with adjacent sectors, such as system integrators, service and repair firms, 3PLs, and many others.
[Read: The Buzz in Wholesale Distribution Pt1]

Understanding Motorola's New Strategy
By Ann Grackin                                                                                                  Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Motorola's fission into Motorola Mobility and Motorola Solutions six months in . . .
[Read: Understanding Motorola's New Strategy]

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Technology Supply Chain News
Innovating Cheap: The Key to Tapping the Enormous Potential of Emerging Markets - Part Two
How was Tata able to build a $2,500 car? Here we dig into some examples of their 'frugal engineering' approach.
Tuesday, August 2, 2011   -   Read: Innovating Cheap: The Key to Tapping the Enormous Potential of Emerging Markets - Pt2

 
Collaboration in Practice: Part Two - Operational Collaboration
Much collaboration is needed to produce, deliver, and support products and services.
SCHead2Date   -   Collaboration in Practice Pt2 - Operational Collaboration


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