X-FAB MEMS Foundry Receives 'Foundry of the Year' Award at MEMS Executive Congress
November 25, 2014
X-FAB MEMS Foundry received the "MEMS Foundry of the Year" award at the Best in MEMS & Sensors Innovation Awards ceremony as part of the MEMS Industry Group's 10th annual MEMS Executive Congress held in Scottsdale, Arizona.

IAR Systems Unveils New Development Tools for the 8-Bit STM8 Core
November 25, 2014
AR Systems has launched a new version of its development tools for STMicroelectronics' STM8. According to a release, Version 2.10 of IAR Embedded Workbench for STM8 adds improvements and new functionality for debugging, as well as selectable math functions, updated user documentation and new device support.

Pakistan: Countering over billing: IESCO gives hand devises to its meter readers
November 25, 2014
RAWALPINDI, Nov. 25 -- IESCO has started giving Hand Held Unit (HHU) to its meter readers to avoid over billing issues.

mCube Garners 3 Awards at MEMS Executive Congress
November 25, 2014
mCube recently secured three awards at MEMS Executive Congress for its solutions in MEMS and sensors. According to a release from the company, mCube, based on online votes from colleagues, partners, suppliers and customers, was named "MEMS Start-Up of the Year" and its accelerometers secured runner up for "Best MEMS/Sensor Device of the Year."

NEC Display Unveils LED-Backlit 3 Megapixel MD212G3 Diagnostic Monitor
November 25, 2014
NEC Display Solutions of America has launched the MultiSync MD212G3 LCD, a widescreen display for diagnostic review applications in healthcare organizations.

NEC Unveils Product Bundles
November 24, 2014
NEC Display Solutions of America recently introduced several product bundles with SpectraViewII calibration software to help pro-sumers, entry-level photographers and desktop power users manage color accuracy.

UBM Canon: EDN Highlights the Hot 100
November 24, 2014
UBM Canon's EDN released the 2014 EDN Hot 100 celebrating the electronics industry's most significant products of the year based on innovation, significance, usefulness, and popularity. According to a release, the technologies range from ICs and components, to software, test instruments, development tools, and sensors. "With technology advancing and changing as quickly as ever, there was certainly no lack of new and interesting products for EDN's editors to choose from when selecting this year's Hot 100 Products. This year's list leaves no doubt as to the hottest technology trends, with mobile, wearables, connectivity and the Internet of Things (IoT) - along with related areas of sensing, security and low power - all heavily represented. And emerging technologies like 3D rapid prototyping/printing, wireless power and indoor location also made an appearance," said Rich Pell, Chief Technical Editor, EDN.

Daktari Diagnostics Launches Portable Healthcare at Museum of Science, Boston
November 24, 2014
Daktari Diagnostics recently reported the opening of Portable healthcare, an educational exhibit at the Museum of Science, Boston. According to a media release, the exhibit highlights the Daktari CD4 System, a portable and cost-efficient technology designed to aid in the delivery of HIV care in developing countries within 15 minutes, all from a single drop of blood.

NEC Display Adds 2 Blue Laser Phosphor Models to PX Series
November 24, 2014
NEC Display Solutions of America recently reported the addition of two blue laser phosphor models to its PX Series integration projector portfolio.

Decision-making in a crisis: What every leader needs to know
January 01, 1970
Introduction Managing is a constant job. It's never done. There is no sense of completion, and managers just move from one crisis to another solving problems and putting out fires. Henry Mintzberg argues that managers work at an unrelenting pace; their activities are typically characterized by brevity, variety, fragmentation and discontinuity, and they are strongly oriented to action. Managers need to be able to constantly switch from highly complex tasks to incredibly mundane ones on a moment-by-moment basis. Making decisions is a large part of a manager's job since he or she is often the one with the final say. Pulling the trigger on a new project or addressing malfunctioning products are examples of daily decisions for managers that have far-reaching consequences for employees, stakeholders, and organizations.


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