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How much should one pay for a chip or a component? Lytica, a Canadian supply-chain pricing analytics company, has the answer. Founded by former Nortel chief procurement officer Ken Bradley, who, like many others in the IT industry, was once bemused by component pricing, Lytica is transforming itself into a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company, helping OEM and EMS make well-informed deals when buying or selling. Digitimes recently had a talk with Bradley about the value that business intelligence, such as pricing information and well-thought-out planning, can bring to a company. Read the full article here on Digitimes website. Written by: Judy
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With the evolution of Lytica’s products from our legacy tools to the establishment of SupplyLensTM Pro, we continue to see similar technology questions from new and existing customers. In this blog, we’re sharing three common FAQs the Customer Success department sees. How does volume affect Lytica’s Target Pricing methodology? Bradley’s Law is fundamental to the technology behind Lytica’s products. Lytica has unparalleled visibility into electronic component pricing. As such, we can debunk the common misperception that price is directly related to volume. At the component level, there is no positive correlation between the two. Lytica attributes the randomness of component-level
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Supporting innovation for a stronger economy Minister Mélanie Joly announces over $11 million for three innovative firms to expand capabilities, benefit new markets and create over 140 jobs It is with the support of new technologies that entrepreneurs succeed in developing new products, improving production methods, deploying new marketing strategies and implementing new business processes. Businesses and organizations in all sectors need innovative solutions to stand out from the competition, improve their productivity and ensure sustainable growth. As one of the largest tech and research hubs in Canada, the Ottawa region is harnessing the transformative power of digital technology to support
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By: David Sali Ottawa Business Journal – click to read on the OBJ website. After spending the past few years helping one of Ottawa’s hottest software companies ramp up its global operations, Martin Sendyk hopes he knows a can’t-miss growth opportunity when he sees one. The new chief executive of Kanata-based pricing intelligence firm Lytica took the helm of the 20-person company last month after a successful stint at Assent Compliance, where he served four-and-a-half years as chief product officer.  While at Assent, Sendyk oversaw the development of software that helps ensure companies and their suppliers around the world are complying with
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On the heels of a very successful 2019 with additional incoming funding, Ottawa-based supply chain analytics company Lytica Inc, a leading global provider of trusted electronic component market intelligence, has reached another important growth milestone. Lytica is pleased to announce that Martin Sendyk has been appointed President & Chief Executive Officer, with current President & CEO Mark Tayles transitioning to EVP of Sales & Customer Success. Martin Sendyk is a high-tech executive and entrepreneur with twenty years of international experience. He has held senior level positions with large global companies such as Assent Compliance, Irdeto, Nortel, Motorola, and Newbridge. He
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It seems like it never ends. MLCC and other component shortages from automotive market expansion in 2018, tariffs driving sourcing changes in 2019 and now, in 2020, Coronavirus taking us into completely uncharted waters. Despite some interesting environmental new (for some interesting NO2 pollution photos from the crisis, see https://www.visualcapitalist.com/coronavirus-lockdowns-emissions/), it’s not good at best and possible catastrophic for some. For others like on-line retailers there is a spike in overall demand which (15% to 30% growth) since Covid-19 which, despite panic buying, suggests real demand exists. I haven’t been blogging this year as I have been writing white papers
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