• Workshops

    Caught between results and atmosphere, working groups, workshops, seminars and team building actions are enormously important.

    Workshops are the first step towards a common understanding of management methods and outcomes. They are ideal to take a critical look at the day-to-day rules and practices.

  • Results

    • Employee training for the development or the extension of comprehensive Configuration, Obsolescence and/or Product Lifecycle Management
    • Professional review and analysis of the existing process landscape
  • Your benefits

     “State-of-the-art” knowledge development within your company to implement improvements.

Possible Content

Obsolescence Management
  • What is Obsolescence? – What does obsolescence mean? What causes it? Examples of the effects of obsolescence and why counter-measures have to be taken
  • Part Change and Discontinuation Management – Relevant component discontinuation methods and standards; concepts, such as EOL, PDN and PCN as well as their effects
  • Obsolescence Management – The fundamental elements of successful management; cost savings; differences between obsolescence management strategies and plans
  • Reactive Obsolescence Management – Relevance of good communication; various reactive methods and potential obsolescence solutions; savings through cooperation across projects
  • Proactive Obsolescence Management – Fundamental process to determine existing obsolescence risks for a project; insights into a robust risk analysis process
  • Health-Monitoring – Tools that assist the obsolescence manager in detecting, predicting and handling obsolescence incidences; tools that are readily available on the market
  • Strategic Obsolescence Management – Customer and supplier relationship management (contractual design); minimizing obsolescence risk in a project throughout the entire product life cycle
  • Individual Module – Customized to your specific processes, contracts, projects, systems, etc.
Configuration Managagement
  • Structuring of product information
  • Numbering and naming conventions
  • Change process
    • Forms and workflows
    • Roles and their tasks
    • Decision-making bodies and how they operate
    • Accounting and Traceability
  • Configuration management plans and audits
  • Configuration management and variant control
  • Software Configuration Management
  • Configuration management tools
  • Configuration management in the Supply Chain
  • Configuration management standards (ISO 10007, ANSI/EIA-649B, etc.)
  • Legal and contractual aspects of the configuration management


Bjoern Bartels
+49 (0) 89 9974 080 02