Component Obsolescence Group (COG) is a special interest group of like-minded professionals, from all levels of the supply chain and across all industries and relevant Government agencies, concerned with addressing and mitigating the effects of obsolescence.
Come to a first meeting - absolutely free!!. If you work in the military supply chain, medical, oil & gas, automotive, rail, energy generation or space industries managing obsolescence is vital. The COG Group can help you. To apply to attend the next meeting free of charge click here
COG publishes a series of guidance booklets on various aspects of Obsolescence Management in the "Minefield" series. The latest in the Minefield series of Guidance booklets has just been published. It was authored by Graeme Rumney, Sellafield Ltd in co-operation with members of the COG Software Group.
The Software Obsolescence Minefield aims to provide a concise introduction to the problem of software obsolescence, how it can be managed and how the effects of it can be mitigated.
The other titles available include:
The Obsolescence Minefield - A Guide for Senior Executives
The Software Obsolescence Minefield
The Hardware Design Minefield
The Pb-Free Minefield
The Redundant Stock Minefield
The Long Term Storage Minefield
The Supply Chain Minefield
The Date Coding Minefield
The Obsolescence Minefield
These along with CD-ROMs given at COG Workshops and Conferences are available from the COG Shop
The next COG Members Meeting will be held
on the 5th June 2014
and will be sponsored by AVCOM and Through Life Support Ltd
The arrangements for the meeting and networking dinner will be sent to members soon
The ESCO (Electronic Systems: Challenges and Opportunities) Report was published on Thursday 27th June. The result of a collaboration between the leading trade associations and stakeholders inthe electronic systems community, this “state-of-the-nation”report provides a strategic blueprint for its future.
To find out more and to download a free
copy of the report please click
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