Success with COTS Components: How to Estimate the Costs of COTS Items During the Product Support Sta

Venue: New York

Location: New York, United States

Event Date/Time: Aug 17, 2010
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With the allied forces ongoing operations in OIF/OEF, excruciating demands are placed on weapon systems. With the greater need for new equipment in an appropriate time frame, the traditional development and design of MILSPEC items just takes too long. To counter this problem the military is turning to COTS components and deploying systems into theater faster.

However utilizing COTS components features its own set of dilemmas. Because of reliability issues, COTS components are affecting the lifecycle of equipment, resulting in over budgeting and causing mission failures!

Ultimately Program Managers need to be able to accurately estimate costs on fielding supply and repairing; they need to learn how to manage costs.

This 90-minute webinar, with Ron Giuntini, will go a long way toward avoiding mission failures, while implementing cost-effective solutions and expert tips on how to cut through the red tape for approval