Release Announcement: Agile Engineering Collaboration MCAD Connectors Release 3.1 Now Available

| Mar 18, 2013

We are pleased to announce the general availability of the Release 3.1 MCAD Connectors for Agile Product Lifecycle Management!  The final publication of Agile Engineering Collaboration MCAD 3.1 has been completed with support for Agile PLM versions 9.3.1.x.  And since December, we have completed (more...)

Ready for the Conflict Minerals Law?

For many companies in several industries, complying with the new Conflict Minerals Law is a regulation posing significant challenge.  

Signed into effect by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, it is a regulation aiming to stop funds from the sale of minerals mined in the violent region of Democratic Republic of Congo from further financing the conflict.  These are common minerals (namely columbite-tantalite, cassiterite, wolframite, and gold) used in the production of many electronic devices.  The new regulation requires that companies issue annual public reports relating (more...)

A Look Ahead at Global Supply Chains in 2013

Guest author Jon Chorley, Chief Sustainability Officer and Vice President SCM Product Strategy at Oracle shares his perspective on the latest supply chain predictions for 2013...

A Look Ahead at Global Supply Chains in 2013 

By Jon Chorley, Chief Sustainability Officer and Vice President SCM Product Strategy, Oracle

It was February and the predictions for 2013 were still rolling in. The latest is from Bob Ferrari, managing director of The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group and executive editor of the Supply Chain Matters Blog.

Every year Bob compiles predictions for the global supply chain for the coming year and we (more...)