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James Duvall | April 09, 2019

Manage Obsolescence Appropriately By Determining the Severity of Your System’s Issues

When an obsolescence issue occurs, typically the first thought is that the entire system may need to be replaced. Since a system replacement is time consuming and costly, and there is always a need to minimize downtime, quick Band-Aid-type fixes are usually performed just to get the system running again. These fixes typically do not address the underlying problems, and multiple occurrences of downtime will begin to add up. Despite common concerns that the entire system may be too old to continue, there are cheaper options than a full redesign.

James Duvall | March 05, 2019

Don’t Let Obsolescence Sneak Up On You: How to Identify the Signs

Whether they know it or not, system obsolescence is a big issue many organizations are facing today. But, like squeaking brakes, test and measurement systems typically develop warning signs when they are on the verge of obsolescence.