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3 Demand Forecast Practices to Make Customers Happy

Just about everyone in the microelectronics industry is familiar with two patterns: Moore’s Law and the Semiconductor Cycle. These two cycles have taught me the power of patterns and forecasting.

: Strategy

Five Best Practices to Improve Your Sales Roadmap Planning Process

The topic of B2B sales enablement — a broad classification of processes and solutions for sales force automation (SFA) deployments that make it easier for salespeople to sell, or for clients to do business with you — is a notable movement, as evidenced by the volume of inquiries that Gartner handles each year.

: Strategy

SEMI b-to-b O.98 for December

The SEMI book-to-bill for December was 0.98. December bookings were $1.37 billion. The bookings figure is 12.3% higher than the final November 2014 level of $1.22 billion, and is 1.1% lower than the December 2013 order level of $1.38 billion.

: IC/Semi, Semicon

Which engineering profession pays the most?

Which engineering profession pays the most? – Engineering Research News.

: Strategy

German electronics industry achieves 2.4% year-on-year growth

German electronics manufacturers overcame challenging international markets to achieve 2.4% year-on-year growth for the 11 months preceding November 2014, the ZVEI has reported. Turnover in the German industry is expected to have totaled €171bn over the year.

: Trends

India woos US technology companies

Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad urged U.S. technology companies to invest in India to boost the local electronics manufacturing industry, The Hindu Business Line reported.

: Trends

The Realities of Global Pricing

Global pricing is a frequent discussion topic with many customers who have global operations, and even with some who are confined to only one region of the world but are hunting for the lowest component acquisition cost in the world.

: Strategy