Moneyball for engineers: What the semiconductor industry can learn from sports
R&D leaders can boost productivity by using advanced analytics to create stronger, faster engineering teams.
How semiconductor companies can win in China’s new product-development landscape
Product-design centers in China want to become stronger engines of global innovation. What does this mean for semiconductor suppliers?
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?
From hardware to software: How semiconductor companies can lead a successful...
Many semiconductor companies struggle when attempting to transition from hardware to software. How can they improve the process?
Finding the true cost of portfolio complexity
A fine-grained allocation of costs can help companies weed out “freeloader” products and improve performance.
Improving semiconductor R&D
Using data-driven insights speeds up delivery time, helps change mind-sets, and allows companies to tackle more complex projects.
Memory: Are challenges ahead?
The memory segment has been profitable since 2012. Can this continue as new technologies emerge and the competitive landscape evolves?
Capital equipment: Will further shrink bring growth?
The midterm outlook for the capital-equipment industry is positive, but companies need to prepare for the slowdown of Moore’s law.
Improving the semiconductor industry through advanced analytics
New techniques can help companies make better decisions by using accurate, reliable, and scientific information to analyze risk, optimize processes, and predict failure.
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.
A new world under construction: China and semiconductors
The ongoing transformation of the Chinese semiconductor sector requires all parties to raise their game.
Internet of Things: Opportunities and challenges for semiconductor companies
The nascent Internet of Things could open vast opportunities to semiconductor companies—provided that they prepare now.
An executive’s guide to machine learning
It’s no longer the preserve of artificial-intelligence researchers and born-digital companies like Amazon, Google, and Netflix.
Getting the most from R&D teams
The size of these teams and the number of sites where they work have a big impact on semiconductor research productivity.
Ten ways autonomous driving could redefine the automotive world
The development of self-driving, or autonomous, vehicles is accelerating. Here’s how they could affect consumers and companies.