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Strategic Parts & Material Management: A Proactive Lifecycle Approach to Handle Obsolescence
In a world driven by automation and technology advancement, obsolescence is inevitable. It is not a matter of if it will impact system supportability but when. The problem is not obsolescence; it is how we manage the challenges it represents.
Robin Brown, Parts and DMSMS Management Program Manager for the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), and LMI's David Greinke will discuss how to use a proactive parts and obsolescence management approach throughout a system's lifecycle to reduce costs and risks to the warfighter mission.
July 15, 2020 | 10:00-11:30 a.m. (ET)
Location: Virtual Event | Hosted by: Defense Acquisition University Alumni Association
DAU will be hosting a webinar on Best Practices for Contracting for
DMSMS Management on February 26, 2020.
DAU Webcasts take place on select
Wednesdays at 12:30-2:00 pm ET on WEBEX. All sessions are recorded for future
viewing. There is no sign up required and the sessions are open to the public.
The DAU Webcast site can be found at the link: DAU Webcasts. (https://www.dau.edu/p/lunch-learn)
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DoD DMSMS Management Instruction (DoDI 4245.15) is PUBLISHED!November 20, 2020 I am ecstatic to announce that the new DoD DMSMS management policy is now in effect! On, November 5, 2020, The Honorable Ellen Lord, signed DoD DMSMS Management Instruction DoDI 4245.15 promulgating comprehensive DMSMS management regulations. Per the Instruction, it is DoD policy to:Establish a
The Trials and Tribulations of Selecting Non-Traditional Parts, the Rewards Make them WorthwhileFebruary 26, 2020 By Robin Brown, Defense Standardization Program Office and Christine Metz, LMISelecting a non-traditional part, such as selecting an automotive grade connector for use in an aerospace system, can be tricky business. Many alternate grade parts have shown better quality than the COTS (Commercial Off
2019 Year in Review - Happy Holidays!December 16, 2019 Dear Team – The holiday season brings thoughts of joy and gratitude, and there's no better time to express my thanks and sincere appreciation for your amazing hard work and dedication. Reflecting on the year, it's clear to see how hard you've worked. Your drive and determination helped us to get wh
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