Diagram showing how to connect people and processes with PLM, ERP, and MES data into one environment

Seamless collaboration across the enterprise and supply chain with PLM (Part 3 of 3)

In our first and second posts, we talked about shifting left for smart manufacturing and smart semiconductor manufacturing execution. The…

Semiconductor manufacturing execution system diagram, from raw materials to front-end, back-end, and PCB/MCMs with benefits listed: improve productivity, improve quality, realize cost savings, improve NPI, modern MES

Smarter Semiconductor Manufacturing Execution (Part 2 of 3)

In our first post, we talked about shifting left for smart manufacturing. This next post in the series brings us…

Diagram explaining the shift left principle of smart semiconductor manufacturing throughout the new product introduction (NPI) development process

Shifting left for success in smart semiconductor manufacturing (Part 1 of 3)

Our first post in a three-part series on Smart Semiconductor Manufacturing begins with a shift left. Learn more about what…

Engineer reviewing manufacturing performance data on a laptop screen in an electronic PCB manufacturing facility

The electronics manufacturer’s guide to practical data analytics

Smart data as the building block of digitalization Requirements for increased product quality and reliability contribute to the growing need…

Visual of digitalization of data through semiconductor design process

Faster time-to-market or zero-defect chips: do you have to choose?

Semiconductor customers seem to need it all – new products, fast delivery and zero defects. As we shared earlier this…

graphical depiction of semiconductor

Don’t let data get lost in translation – build end-to-end data integrity

Remember playing the telephone game? In the end, the message somehow gets converted into something not even close to the…

depeiction of a semiconductor component with digitalized version of semiconductor lifecycle management

Safeguarding the semiconductor supply chain

As we shared in “The Voice of Smart Digital Manufacturing” podcast last month, the COVID-19 pandemic pushed electronics manufacturers to…

Digitalization of a semiconductor chip

From disconnected systems to digital traceability: a digital thread from design to manufacturing

As a child, did you ever use building blocks to create something original? It may not have been stable, but…

Eight use cases for building a mature Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) strategy for electronics manufacturing machinery

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) will be the biggest driver of electronics manufacturing productivity and growth in the next…

Human inspiration and technology drive innovation

What’s wrong with PDM?

At first glance, it might seem natural that most electronics companies would use product data management (PDM) systems, so they…