RS Components Presents: Obsolesence Manager

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Published on November 15, 2016

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1. Managing Obsolescence

2. 2 Innovation for Every Engineer DesignSpark RS Components supports customers through every step of their products lifecycle from design, build and maintain DesignSpark from RS is a community for engineers providing access to free tools, resources and expertise. With a focus on Design we strive to: • Provide convenience and practical solutions • Save time and money • Inspire and educate Designspark.com

3. 3 Challenge of Obsolescence Managing Obsolescence BILL OF MATERIALS Average business has anything from a 10’s to 1000’s of active Projects Each Project has the potential to hold 1000’s of components from 100’s of suppliers Every single component will be at a different stage of its lifecycle It takes just 1 obsolete component to render an end product defunct “Obsolescence costs industry £€$millions in re-designed and re- engineered products, delays and extra inventory.

4. 4 Product Sustainability - Importance of the Engineer Managing Obsolescence Engineers role is changing with more and more involvement in the buying process Design for manufacturing sustainability is more important than ever, obsolescence management starts with design Faster time-to-market through Greater Design efficiency Reduced manufacturing costs Reduced product cost and greater profitability Better use of time and resources

5. 5 What is RS Obsolescence Manager? RS Obsolescence Manager 1. Build your parts list 2. Manage your lifecycle risk 3. Select your alternatives Developed by Engineers for Engineers RS Obsolescence Manager is a free engineering resource specifically built to proactively manage component obsolescence risk across the RS range, providing alternative solutions to problem components. In association with:

6. 6 1. Build Your Parts List RS Obsolescence Manager Research products with access to millions of technical resources Access lifecycle status across 400K RS products Build a parts list or BOM from chosen components

7. 7 2. Manage your lifecycle risk RS Obsolescence Manager Proactively monitor lifecycle of your parts list Use prediction technology to anticipate end-of-life issues Review lifecycle updates regularly for changes YTEOL

8. 8 Direct Replacement 3. Select Your Alternatives RS Obsolescence Manager Over 70million alternative component solutions Review and select alternatives to problem components Alternatives suitably categorised to support finding the right solution Form, Fit and Function Functional Equivalent Similar Product Problem Component Alternative 1 Alternative 2 Alternative 4 Alternative 3 Alternative 5 Alternative 6

9. 9 Where Does it Fit RS Obsolescence Manager Innovation for Every Engineer High-service distributor for engineers. With the broadest product range and the highest stock availability, we offer fast, easy ordering, same-day despatch and free technical help. Obsolescence Manager Need Research Proposal Design Prototype Order Build Maintain

10. 10 Our Customers Decide A Look Into The Future 6 Months • Expanded product coverage • Multiple part search • One click parts list purchase • Share parts list with colleagues • Shaped by our engineering community 12 Months

11. 11 Where is the Future Fit A Look Into The Future Innovation for Every Engineer High-service distributor for engineers. With the broadest product range and the highest stock availability, we offer fast, easy ordering, same-day despatch and free technical help. Obsolescence Manager Need Research Proposal Design Prototype Order Build Maintain

12. 12 Value Managing Obsolescence System Benefits Summary • Quickly summarise Parts List risk • Proactively mitigate risk of obsolescence • Anticipate component end-of-life issues • Find solutions to trouble parts Enables • Faster time-to-market through Greater Design efficiency • Reduced manufacturing costs • Reduced product cost and greater profitability • Better use of time and resources Designspark.com/Obsolescence-Manager

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