Navigating Complexity: Exploring Trends in Electronics Manufacturing through Analytic Data
In this episode of the Mind Innovation Leadership podcast, host Sannah Vinding interviews Dennis Reed, a senior research analyst at Edgewater Research. They discuss current trends and outlook for the electronics manufacturing industry.
Dennis shares insights on how they stay on top of the complexity of data in their industry and the importance of listening to inform data analysis. He also explains their process of focusing on bottom-up analysis and leveraging their relationships across the supply chain.
The electronics market is characterized by uncertainty and rapid change. Being aware of this and embracing the need for agility and adaptability is essential.
Instead of solely relying on top-down data analysis, taking a bottom-up approach can provide valuable insights.
Embracing the need for agility and adaptability is crucial in the business world.
“Uncertainty is the name of the game in the electronics manufacturing industry, and what we’ve lived through the last few years has shown that the pace of uncertainty is truly accelerating”.
“Listening to what’s happening in the industry and reflecting on that, along with analyzing data, helps us understand where the market is heading. By combining qualitative and quantitative information, we can uncover valuable trends and anticipate future developments“.
In this episode of the Mind Innovation Leadership podcast, host Sannah Vinding engages in a captivating conversation with Dennis Reed, senior research analyst at Edgewater Research.
They explore the dynamic world of electronics manufacturing, shedding light on the current trends and outlook for the industry.
Reed emphasizes the pervasive uncertainty that characterizes the electronics manufacturing landscape, highlighting how the pace of uncertainty has accelerated in recent years. To navigate this complexity, he underscores the significance of staying on top of the ever-increasing volume of data. However, he emphasizes that data analysis alone is insufficient. Instead, Reed advocates for actively listening to industry stakeholders and building strong relationships across the supply chain to inform data-driven analysis effectively.
Reed discusses Edgewater Research’s unique bottom-up approach to analysis. By engaging with individuals across the supply chain, from sand to silicon to end buyers, they gain valuable insights into inflection points and anticipate industry trends ahead of the data. This approach allows them to carve out their niche in the industry and remain focused on their process while others get caught up in rumors and speculation.
Overall, this episode highlights the importance of embracing uncertainty, actively listening, and grounding analysis in a robust process to thrive in the ever-evolving electronics manufacturing industry.
“Innovation and progress in technology and semiconductors are essential in the ever-evolving electronics manufacturing industry. Staying on top of complexity and data is crucial for success“.
Senior Research Analyst, Edgewater Research
Dennis Reed is a seasoned tech professional with a rich background in the electronics research industry, Dennis stands as a testament to innovation and progress in technology and semiconductors.
Unlocking the Potential of Intrapreneurs: Driving Business Growth and Success – RJ Grimshaw – Episode 70
The episode concludes with valuable insights into unlocking the potential of intrapreneurs and fostering a culture of innovation and creativity. Listeners gain essential knowledge for building a successful business, regardless of size, by embracing the entrepreneurial mindset and encouraging intrapreneurship to drive company growth and success.
Customer-Centric Solutions: Shifting Focus from Products to Problem Solving – Lori Bruno – Episode 69
In this episode of the Mind the Innovation Leadership Podcast, host Sannah Vinding is joined by special guest Lori Bruno, President of Luscombe Engineering of San Francisco. They discuss the importance of effective communication in the electronics manufacturing industry, particularly within the relationship between manufacturers and manufacturing reps. Lori shares valuable insights about solving customer problems, adapting to remote work challenges, and finding innovative marketing strategies.