SMTA International Conference Proceedings

How To Protect Your Program Profit Plan In The Reality Of Obsolescence

Author: Larry Pappas
Company: Channel One International
Date Published: 10/16/2011   Conference: SMTA International

Abstract: We have seen that the methodologies commonly used to deal with obsolescence do not enable companies to avoid programs being affected by component obsolescence. Nor do they adequately deal with the situation once components inevitably become obsolete. It is important to avoid the comfortable position of obsolescence denial; instead, one must accept from the very beginning of a program that obsolescence must be planned

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