Discrete Manufacturing Industry

Microsoft is BIG in Big Data

Microsoft is BIG in Big Data Last week I chaired our High Tech Executive Customer Advisory Board...

Author: Jean-Claude F. Monney Date: 03/10/2012

JC’s Head in the Cloud

It was 3:05pm; I was driving from Austin to Dallas to meet a customer and stopped at a gas station...

Author: Jean-Claude F. Monney Date: 08/28/2011

The Value of Social Computing in Product Development

Contributed by Guest Blogger, Paul Manikas. The use of Social Computing in the consumer space...

Author: Mimi S Date: 06/27/2011

Microsoft at COFES: Old Friends, New Ideas, and A Hint of the Future

Written by Craig Rode. I just returned from COFES, (Congress Of the Future of Engineering Software)....

Author: Mimi S Date: 04/20/2011

Tribal Knowledge, ‘Hidden’ Information and Social Networking

Written by Craig Rode. I was listening to the radio the other night on my way home from the office,...

Author: Mimi S Date: 02/04/2011

JT Open Conference Experience - New Themes Emerging

Written by: Craig Rode I just returned from Orlando where I was attending the JT Open conference....

Author: Mindy Tunick Date: 09/17/2010

Platform as a Service (PaaS) and the relevance to High Tech and Electronics

Written by: Craig Rode In my last entry "Cloud computing: What’s the story?", I tried to...

Author: Mindy Tunick Date: 08/11/2010

Cloud computing: What’s the story?

It’s been awhile since I’ve seen as much discussion as I have recently about this new...

Author: HighTechandElectronics Date: 06/14/2010

Changing Markets Require New Tools and Techniques for Effective and Secure Collaboration

With the economy continuing to show signs of improvement, manufacturers are turning their attention...

Author: HighTechandElectronics Date: 04/29/2010

Digital Marketing Starts with Planning

Guest blog from Paul Manikas, Industry Market Development Manager, High Tech & Electronics...

Author: HighTechandElectronics Date: 04/09/2010

Management Innovation Will Fuel 21st Century Success

Guest blog from Paul Manikas, Industry Market Development Manager, High Tech & Electronics...

Author: HighTechandElectronics Date: 02/18/2010

In the after math of CES a few weeks ago, where the numbers of attendees and exhibitors increased...

Author: HighTechandElectronics Date: 02/03/2010

Global Compliance Activities Require New Approach to Forming Corporate Technology DNA

A recent conversation with Prime Magazine spurred my thinking about the incredible complexity of...

Author: HighTechandElectronics Date: 01/07/2010

Consumer Electronics Supply Chain Academy Panel to Explain Web 2.0 Best Practices for Global Supply Chain Management

As the pace of global economic upturn increases, so too will the challenges to the smooth operations...

Author: HighTechandElectronics Date: 01/05/2010

HT&E Companies Shifting Focus to Innovation, Customer Centricity

We’re closing out the year seeing encouraging signs of growth around the world. As evidence we need...

Author: HighTechandElectronics Date: 12/16/2009

Developing Next Generation SMS for Emerging Economies

We’ve been writing in previous blogs about the mistake that High Tech and Electronics (HT&E)...

Author: HighTechandElectronics Date: 11/24/2009

Marketing to Emerging Markets with Next Generation SMS Technologies

High Tech & Electronics who are keeping their eye on the ball of their underlying business...

Author: HighTechandElectronics Date: 09/17/2009

New Business Models, They Just Keep Coming in the High Tech & Electronics Industry

Perhaps this story caught your eye: earlier this month Anthony Zuiker, the creator of “CSI:Crime...

Author: HighTechandElectronics Date: 09/09/2009

Next Generation SMS Makes Sense for Emerging Economies

Few people noticed an announcement in February that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will help...

Author: HighTechandElectronics Date: 07/08/2009

Microsoft Offers Approach to Regulatory Compliance for High Tech & Electronics Companies

Worldwide, national policymakers are requiring companies to clean up their environmental footprints...

Author: HighTechandElectronics Date: 06/30/2009

Research & Development Continues to Be Seen as Key to Emerging as Leader

Maintaining research and development spending during economic downturns seems to be a key theme of...

Author: HighTechandElectronics Date: 06/15/2009

“Help! I urgently need to improve my supply chain performance and I have no money!”

Guest blog from Dave Lassiter, Director of Manufacturing Industry Solutions for Microsoft. The...

Author: HighTechandElectronics Date: 06/08/2009

High Tech &Electronics Companies’ Need Increasing for Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)

Hello, I’m Craig Rode and I’m the Industry Technology Strategist for the Microsoft World Wide High...

Author: HighTechandElectronics Date: 06/07/2009

Microsoft Responds to Supply Chain Visibility and Collaboration Challenges of Manufacturers

In our last blog we noted that several high tech and electronics (HTE) company executives attending...

Author: HighTechandElectronics Date: 04/20/2009

Global Electronics Forum Provides Insights on Emerging from Worldwide Recession

In early March, we attended the annual Global Electronics forum and came away with a number of great...

Author: HighTechandElectronics Date: 04/14/2009