Vol. 6 No. 1, 2012

Market Changes Bring Supplier Changes: 2012's strategic diversification

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servicesIn 2011's aftermath, sourcing remains a question. Utilization has room to increase, but will the right lines be available at the right time and the right price? Faced with disruptive events, increasingly conservative inventories, volatile pricing, and shrinking margins, it is essential to have strategic supplier diversification and agile, targeted inventory management.

 

 

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Substance Over Style: Complex chips offer differentiation in a crowded market

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There are many important and widespread changes occurring in chip designs, particularly SoC and processor designs that are proving to be the next exciting, positive disruptive architectural IC trend for the semiconductor industry. These chip-level changes truly bridge the ongoing push of ever-improving architectures with user device trends and demands.

 

 

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Special Series on Mobility: The Bandwidth of Growth: Mobile's boom and the impact of LTE

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lteSemi penetration will continue through base station build-outs, network conversions to handle increasing data traffic, and device proliferation; mobile data is expected to increase tenfold by 2016. These demand drivers support a positive cycle for device functionality and service; the outcomes are new partnerships and new chipsets.

 

 

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