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The Semiconductor Industry Requires ECM To Make Its Ventures Successful

Published: 01 August 2001

ID: G00189245

Analyst(s): Vinay Asgekar


Semiconductor industry ventures, characterized by their speed and diversity, are constantly developing new relationship models. The dynamic business relationships combined with the outsourcing trends, both in design and manufacturing chains, are challenging companies to high levels of process collaboration and system integration. However, the existing system architecture in many companies is inflexible, resulting in fragmented systems, manual or inefficient processes, and added bottom-line costs. The results of these trends include the following.

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