Saitech Life-Cycle Bell CurveThis graph describes the current state of obsolescence management; the processes, standards, and tools now being used; and the underlying causes. This addresses the identification, mitigation, and avoidance of issues related to obsolescence in systems, software, and electronic hardware development; the related design assurance and certification considerations; and optimal methods for life-cycle maintenance and technical refreshment. This identifies known and emerging obstacles, problems, issues, and gaps in existing standards and guidance; proposes standards and assurance techniques that may minimize the impact of obsolescence; and suggests how manufacturers can proactively plan and manage the life cycle of their products. This describes the extant research on numerical methods for obsolescence risk assessment and related economic modeling, and provides recommendations for further public guidance and standards that would assist industry and users in adapting to a dynamic environment. By utilizing this cycle to its maximum some industry and regulatory practices that could promote best practices; reduce costs and inconvenience; and improve the product life-cycle planning process.

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Saitech Inc is an innovative value added supplier for information technology hardware, software, supply chain services to support cloud computing, data center management, data storage, rugged mobility devices, marine electronics, and office equipment. Saitech Inc provides a total solution to IT acquisitions by providing multi-vendor hardware and software along with significant pre-sale and post-sale services.

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