IEC 62402 - Obsolescence management – Application guide

17 Jun 2012
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Abstract: “Obsolescence affects all products and it impacts upon all stages of their life. The term product includes capital equipment, infrastructure, consumer durables, consumables, software products. Obsolescence is inevitable and it cannot be avoided, but forethought and careful planning can minimize its impact and its potential high costs. The objective of obsolescence management is to ensure that obsolescence is managed as an integral part of design, development, production and in-service support in order to minimize cost and detrimental impact throughout the product life cycle. Obsolescence presents itself in two ways the item is no longer suitable for current demands, or the item is no longer available from the original manufacturer, e.g. due to economic constraints.”

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Dimitra Papadopoulou

Dimitra Papadopoulou is Junior Consultant at ABSC GmbH working within the field of Configuration Management. She graduated with a Magister degree of Management Science and Technology specialized in Management Information Systems, Business Strategy and Human Resources at Athens University of Economics and Business. She successfully practiced and worked in the areas of Telecommunication & Information Systems in Greece and Supply Chain Management in Austria as well as within the European Public Institutions in Brussels. Her current research focuses on Obsolescence Management and Configuration Management including process and strategy implementation in aviation and aerospace businesses.

As an innovative full service system integrator in the fields of engineering services and IT services ABSC GmbH supports many international companies along their development and operation of business processes with complete solutions since over 20 years. ABSC creates customized and innovative obsolescence management concepts and provides competent, reliable and sustainable optimization of processes, projects and infrastructure. ABSC supports businesses as long-term partner for the definition and implementation of customer specific complete obsolescence management solutions and round off their range of services with specific seminars and events.

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