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
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Over the last 15 years COG has established itself as a leading authority in obsolescence mitigation and this has been achieved by it's members through the dissemination of information and best practice. An extensive series of booklets have been published that give the reader a view of this valuable information in a rational and down to earth manner. These are applicable across a range of areas and are an important asset to any company that may be affected by obsolescence in today's fast moving, commercially driven market. COG Shop
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