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Effectively Managing ‘End of Life’ Transitions

CXO - Effectively Managing ‘End of Life’ Transitions

Whether it’s hardware, software or a toaster, planning for when a product should go through End of Life can be a risky and grueling journey if not handled properly. From when to announce a product’s EOL to addressing existing customer needs and wrangling the decisions and needs of supply chain, marketing or even PR, a product’s EOL demands a lot of moving parts. The way a CIO handles this transition could be expensive and risk a company’s goodwill. What are some of the biggest challenges organizations are facing with EOL transitions, and how can they make it a cost effective process?


Bill Chapman, VP of IT, Arrow Electronics

Bill Chapman is VP of IT for Arrow Electronics, Inc. Mr. Chapman joined Arrow in October 2010 and has been responsible for directing strategic IT initiatives across Arrow’s Global Services and Operations worldwide. Recent achievements i... More   View all posts
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