Obsolescence Insights Insights into the electronic component industry’s biggest and latest risks
How the Shortage Market is Creating More Obsolescence and Counterfeiting
July 11th, 2022
The global electronic component shortage has caused problems for OEMs, CMs, and EMS providers since late 2020, including increased obsolescence and counterfeiting. But firms can take steps to reduce their risk exposure.
Sourceability's Datalynq™ Wins 2022 Best of Sensors Award
June 29th, 2022
Datalynq™, the electronic component industry’s premier source for market intelligence and analytics, was recognized as a winner in the Innovative Product Category for Data Acquisition & Analytics in the 2022 Best of Sensors Awards.
Understanding Electronic Components Shortage and Obsolescence Management in 2022
June 01st, 2022
In this presentation, Sourceability Solutions Engineer Vernon Densler discusses the transaction data-fueled shortage and obsolescence management methods he developed over two decades that power Datalynq's digital platform.
Why Datalynq's Electronic Components Market Intelligence is Invaluable
May 17th, 2022
Datalynq offers electronic components market intelligence that can't be found anywhere else. Our custom solutions feature transactional data-driven insights into design risk, market availability, pricing, multi-source availability, and inventory trends.
The DoD Policy Update No OEM Can Afford to Ignore.
March 30th, 2022
The U.S. Department of Defense recently issued DMSMS contract language guidance that mandates major changes to how OEMs handle their obsolescence and shortage case management. And the policy update comes with major financial consequences for unwary vendors.
What Does Obsolescence Management Mean in 2022?
March 16th, 2022
Due to paradigm-shifting events like the coronavirus pandemic and the global chip shortage, the meaning of obsolescence management has changed. OEMs need to update their methodologies to stay competitive in the worldwide marketplace.
Why Every OEM Needs an Obsolescence Case Management Solution?
December 17th, 2021
In today’s extremely volatile electronic components marketplace, OEMs need a dynamic obsolescence case management solution to avoid the costs of using high-risk parts.
Why Excel Spreadsheets Are a Poor Case Management Solution?
December 10th, 2021
Microsoft Excel is a great organizational solution for many projects, especially those maintained by a single person. However, the 34-year-old spreadsheet program is not as effective in dealing with complex tasks like case management.
Datalynq™ launches as a next-generation case management tool to improve the Global Supply Chain
December 07th, 2021
The tool will help engineers and purchasers understand market availability and risk within the electronic component industry.