Collaborative Research: Knowledge Representation and Design for Managing Product Obsolescence

Project status: Complete

Thrust area: New Design Paradigms and Processes

Research team: Janis Terpenny

This project provides a unified knowledge representation scheme and management system developed to facilitate information sharing and support decision making for obsolescence management across different organizations. A collaborative environment created to integrate different organizations suffering from obsolescence was also provided in addition to a virtual workplace of technical and supply chain information established for use by all organizations including government and industry suppliers.