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How to Respond to Changes in the Semiconductor Value Chain

This short article by Gartner explains how the web of relationships that forms the semiconductor "value chain" is evolving as a result of pressures on both the demand and the supply side. Their conclusion is that Chip vendors need to alter their business models in light of these changes.  Although this article was written some time ago (2005), many of the predictions have come to pass, and the article gives still valid and useful insights into the semiconductor industry

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