Electronics Purchasing Strategies, Russ Arensman
Authorized distributors have had more than a year now to come to terms with the SAE Aerospace 6496 standard for dealing with fraudulent and counterfeit electronic components, and there appears to be growing acceptance and support for the standard, at least among U.S. companies.
Electronics Purchasing Strategies, Lisa Cairns
This month, Verical.Connect and EPS have taken a very close and important look at the cornerstones of quality and anti-counterfeiting strategies in the semiconductor and electronics supply chain. Sourcing and procurement have grown, expanded, and decidedly matured in terms of business operations/processes as well as the role that these departments play in the corporation.
Federal News Radio, Tom Temin
An apocryphal federal acquisition story goes something like this. NASA launches a $50 million satellite. On reaching orbit, it goes wildly out of control and ends up burning in the atmosphere before crashing to earth.
Washington Busines Journal, James Bach
A U.S. Government Accountability Office report released Tuesday revealed that federal agencies are struggling to implement effective cybersecurity measures and policies, a notion that will surprise few.