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What is the impact of disasters like the crisis in Japan, economic downturn following the collapse of Lehman, or environmental regulation EU RoHS on the availability, obsolescence, and counterfeiting of electronic components?
See this Executive Brief and Market Intelligence overview from exclusive partners ERAI Inc and IHS Inc.
• “The Big Picture” of Compliance, Counterfeits, and Continuity: How obsolescence, environmental
compliance, and counterfeits are all linked to potential DMSMS, price/availability, design, and
supply chain disruptions.
• IHS and ERAI Partnership: How to use end-to-end supply chain, procurement, and lifecycle capabilities
to reduce risk, lower costs, improve security, and make better design decisions.
• Market Intelligence tools from IHS Haystack, Standards Expert, and BOM Manager to implement anti-counterfeit standard AS5553 from SAE for end-to-end counterfeit avoidance and resolution. Proactive qualification and approval of designs,
parts, and suppliers; mitigation of obsolescence effects with forecasting/ resolution practices;
counterfeit and high risk part reporting, resolution and redesign.