How Healthcare OEMs Can Thrive in the Big Data “Gold Rush”

By Logan Wamsley

There is something of a “gold rush” being experienced in the healthcare industry, but it’s not for precious metals or anything tangible in a traditional sense. Instead, healthcare companies across the world are competing for consumer data. In fact, according to a report by the International Data Corporation (IDC), healthcare data is projected to grow…

Bill of Material Length in Automotive Is Going to Get a Lot Longer

By Logan Wamsley

The demand for electronic components and semiconductors in the automotive market has, and will continue to be, one of the primary drivers of the electronics manufacturing industry. The average combustion engine common in today’s vehicles, for example, contains 2,000-3,000 capacitors. This has proved to significantly impact component lead times and allocation designations throughout multiple industries…

Partstat Partner Newswire: November 2019

By Logan Wamsley

None of the solutions we offer as the industry’s only complete Electronic Component Lifecycle Platform would be viable without the data we rely on from our partners. To provide additional value to our customers and keep a pulse on the state of the industry, we offer a brief monthly post that highlights notable news and…

What Do Engineers Fear Most? Unpredictability

By Logan Wamsley

While Halloween may be the time of year that some of us expect to be scared out of our wits, the good news is that Halloween is a predictable event. Every year, it arrives on the same day, and those of us who get scared easily can plan ahead to ensure our blood pressure remains…

10 Common Questions About Partstat BOM Monitoring

By Logan Wamsley

We compiled a list of the most common questions our BOM Specialists receive from prospective BOM Monitoring customers. If you have additional questions, please feel free to reach out to sales@partstat.com, and one of our Specialists will be in touch! What kinds of parts do you monitor? Our Big Data allows us to monitor many…

The Limitations of a Product Change Notification

By Logan Wamsley

The issuance of a product change notification (PCN) from a component manufacturer has become a key part of an OEM’s production process. While each component manufacturer will have their own unique policy regarding PCNs, essentially their goal is to notify customers of an impending decision that may impact their supply chain. For example, if the…