Integrating Technology Obsolescence Considerations Into Product Design Planning

  title={Integrating Technology Obsolescence Considerations Into Product Design Planning},
  author={Kiri Feldman and Peter Sandborn},
Technology life cycles affect a product manager’s ability to sustain systems through their manufacturing and field lives. The lack of availability of critical parts and technologies poses a challenge not only to the acquisition community, but to customers of products that must be maintained for long periods of time. Technology obsolescence has an especially serious impact on systems that have significant electronics content because electronic parts are quickly obsoleted in favor of newer… 

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