Tag Archives: outsourcing

Top five mistakes OEMs make with EMS providers

Economic uncertainty in the current global environment is forcing OEMs to turn their current business models upside down just to survive. Learn from these 5 common OEM mistakes and avoid ruining your OEM-EMS relationship.
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VIDEO – Foxconn Fear Factory: How American manufacturing can compete with China

VIDEO – The Daily Show host Jon Stewart adding his usual schtick to labor and working conditions inside factories at Chinese EMS provider Foxconn.
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Why I believe the outsourcing trend is reversing

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Three events occurred in the last four years changing technology development and manufacturing that, combined, created an environment where new nations are emerging as potential providers of outsource services, former manufacturing nations like the US are being flocked back to, and current providers of outsource services are outsourcing themselves.
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One more benefit of outsourcing

Companies from countries such as India and China are establishing offices and conducting business activities that are bringing jobs and capital back to the United States. One of the reasons behind the trend is the economic maturation of these locations over the past five years…
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U.S. Presidential nominees John McCain, Barack Obama on outsourcing, immigration, H1-B visas

VentureOutsource.com presented three identical questions to the leading presidential primary party nominees and asked each about …
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The EMS business forecast – A tale of two scenarios

This outlook is based in part on the macroeconomic forecast data available through mid-February, which formed our most likely scenario: the U.S. would …

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Daniel Pink on right-brain thinking and outsourced economics

Read what this former White House chief speechwriter for Vice President Al Gore and one-time Botswana latrine builder has to say about Asia, ways to think about remote workforces, job skills you need in the future, our changing world, his new book and more…
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Design guru John Maeda on Apple’s love potion and product design

In this popular interview Dr. Maeda isolates the source behind Apple’s iPhone success; discusses product design for manufacturing (DfM) and end-user usability, and more.
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Tom Donohue, U.S. Chamber of Commerce on outsourcing and offshoring

"The fact of the matter is we insource at least $50 billion more in service work than we outsource. The jobs we gain in the U.S. far outnumber the amount of jobs we … "

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Discussing global supply chains with Institute for Supply Management’s Lisa Martin

A discussion on the globalization of supply chains, diversified global economies, challenges executives face and what all of this means as companies look for ways …
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