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How to Ensure Reliability with Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) Electronic Parts
Description: In this tutorial, several case studies will serve as examples to demonstrate what can go wrong in using off the shelf components. Risk assessments and management practices that companies can use to mitigate and control the technical, business and supply chain risks associated with COTS components in the electronic supply chain, will be discussed. Sourcing, qualification, product support, and roadmap lifecycle decisions the component suppliers make, will be discussed.