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Improving semiconductor R&D

– Using data-driven insights speeds up delivery time, helps change mind-sets, and allows companies to tackle more complex projects.

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Are you ready for 3-D printing?

– There have been false dawns before, but this technology is poised to deliver cost benefits and to advance innovation in manufacturing.
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Defense outlook 2017: A global survey of defense-industry executives

– Business leaders are growing more optimistic and think they can head off challenges from commercial firms.
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International defense sales: Opportunities, but not for all

– Most defense contractors expect to find growth in international sales and noncore businesses. Only a few are likely to succeed.... Five actions can improve their chances.
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An executive’s guide to the Internet of Things

– The rate of adoption is accelerating. Here are six things you need to know.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

Unlocking the potential of the Internet of Things

– If policy makers and businesses get it right, linking the physical and digital worlds could generate up to $11.1 trillion a year... in economic value by 2025.
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Optimizing back-end semiconductor manufacturing through Industry 4.0

– Can Industry 4.0 tools help back-end semiconductor factories capture elusive gains in productivity, throughput, and quality?
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From hardware to software: How semiconductor companies can lead a successful transformation

– Many semiconductor companies struggle when attempting to transition from hardware to software. How can they improve the process?
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Speed for simplicity: An interview with Lenovo’s Gerry Smith

– Simpler to use, cheaper to operate, faster to implement, easier to adapt—what IT customers want is changing an entire industry,... and one of its largest players.
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Which commercial models make mobile-enterprise SaaS start-ups successful?

– A new survey shows that some SaaS providers achieve greater value per customer than others. Their strong go-to-market strategies... may help explain this trend.
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Advanced driver-assistance systems: Challenges and opportunities ahead

– Semiconductor companies can help take ADAS applications to a new level—provided that they are ready to embrace change.
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Winning through M&A? Deal making in the semiconductor sector

– Semiconductor companies have much to gain through M&A if they can overcome their misconceptions and upgrade their execution... strategy.

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