Obsolescence Management - Application Guide
|Publication Date:||1 June 2007|
|ICS Code (Characteristics and design of machines, apparatus, equipment):||21.020|
This International Standard gives guidance for establishing a framework for obsolescence management and for planning a cost-effective obsolescence management process that is applicable through all phases of the product life cycle, the term 'product' includes:
• capital equipment;
• consumer durables;
• software products.
Obsolescence management covers the following areas:
a) design of new products;
b) new technology insertion into existing products;
c) support and maintenance of legacy products.