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Supply Chain Intelligence from Octopart

Judy Warner
|  Created: July 6, 2021  |  Updated: November 29, 2023
Supply Chain Intelligence from Octopart

Octopart, the premier data platform for electronic components, handles at least 5 million unique searches every month. In this episode, together with Daniel Schoenfelder, head of Octopart, we will dive into the importance of having reliable access to electronic part data. 

We specialize in democratizing electronic component data and helping engineers, designers, and buyers make better decisions faster. - Daniel Schoenfelder, head of Octopart

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Show Highlights:

  • Introduction. The impact of the pandemic on Octopart
  • Octopart’s vision: “Democratization of Information”
  • New features: BOM tool in Octopart and Altium 365
    • Embeddable Experience
    • Global Price and Availability
    • Inventory alerts
  • Comprehensive Part Data - Core User Experience
    • Lifecycle on
    • CAD Models
    • Lead time
  • How Octopart fits into NEXAR—underpinnings of what’s available in the supply domain
  • Shortages, State of Industry—saturation and duration
  • Search Volume: 20 million unique users’ search on Octopart
  • Learn more about Nexar—Octopart is a core component of Nexar
  • What is on the horizon?
    • Centralized community—very curated and engaged user community
    • Solving industry-wide problems
    • a destination for CAD

Links and Resources:

Dan’s LinkedIn Profile
EDS Show August 2021 in Las Vegas at the Mirage
Semiconductor Industry Association Website (SIA)
Podcast: What is Nexar?
Nexar Website

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About Author

About Author

Judy Warner has held a unique variety of roles in the electronics industry for over 25 years. She has a background in PCB Manufacturing, RF and Microwave PCBs and Contract Manufacturing, focusing on Mil/Aero applications. 

She has also been a writer, blogger, and journalist for several industry publications such as Microwave Journal, PCB007 Magazine, PCB Design007, PCD&F, and IEEE Microwave Magazine, and an active board member for PCEA (Printed Circuit Engineering Association). In 2017, Warner joined Altium as the Director of Community Engagement. In addition to hosting the OnTrack Podcast and creating the OnTrack Newsletter, she launched Altium's annual user conference, AltiumLive. Warner's passion is to provide resources, support, and advocate for PCB Design Engineers worldwide.

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