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Live Q&A – Don’t Let Obsolescence Manage You

Introduction Proactive Obsolescence Management with Silicon Expert


AMSYS and SiliconExpert LIVE Q&A – Don’t Let Obsolescence Manage You


Date: Tuesday, June 08, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time



AMSYS and SiliconExpert LIVE Q&A – Don’t Let Obsolescence Manage You


It is a virtual certainty that every part becomes obsolete at some point. How obsolete parts affect your production lines is less certain. If you employ a reactive strategy, obsolescence will have a far greater effect than if you choose to be proactive. Bjoern Bartels and Oliver Hoffman have years of experience setting customers up for success in an ever-changing environment. They have real-world experience and best practices to follow. And they’re here to answer your questions.


Back by popular demand, Bjoern Bartels, Managing Director of AMSYS and Oliver Hoffmann, EMEA Director at SiliconExpert are coming together again (Not in the same room, we don’t have insurance for that!) to answer your specific questions on mitigating the risk of obsolescence. There is a growing number of reasons why parts become obsolete. Our experts can help you navigate through them to avoid line-down situations. Join us for a spirited discussion on the best strategies on managing parts to avoid negative consequences.


For the best chance of getting your specific question answered fill out the Questions for Bjoern and Oliver field in the Registration Form.


Bjoern Bartels Managing Director – AMSYS

Bjoern has a master’s degree in International Business and a German diploma in Industrial Engineering. He is working in the field of consultancy by supporting his global customers with Obsolescence Management core competencies and tactics already for many years. Bjoern successfully developed, implemented and managed reactive, proactive and strategic obsolescence management within a variety of companies.


Bjoern is the official business partner of the COGD (Component Obsolescence Group Deutschland e.V.), ‘Endorsed Trainer’ of the IIOM (International Institute of Obsolescence Management), German Spokesman for Standards Revision for reliability topics of the IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission), head of working groups at VDI (Association of German Engineers), co-author of VDMA (Mechanical Engineering Industry Association) Standards, partner of the Institute of Process Excellence, co-author of the specialist publication ‘Strategies to the Prediction, Mitigation and Management of Product Obsolescence’.


Oliver Hoffmann EMEA Director – SiliconExpert

As a Computer Scientist Oliver Hoffmann has spent his career his both Consulting and Sales roles in innovative companies. Having built a strong curiosity for Digital Business and collected years of experience in Obsolescence Management throughout Europe, he is now leading the EMEA organization at SiliconExpert. His passion is sharing knowledge and insights into solving problems by applying data-driven decision making. With the growing team of SiliconExpert, Oliver Hoffmann is sharing inspirations and fascinations with Small-to-Medium businesses as well as global Corporations.


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