An Elusive Product Life Time Definition
The following note and question appear in my email the other day. I had given the
definition of reliability quite a bit of thought, yet have not really thought too much about a definition of ‘product life time’.
So after answering Najib’s question I thought it may make a good conversation starter here. Give it a quite read, and add how you would answer the questions Najib poses.
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Giving a presentation last week and asked if anyone uses an 85/85 type test, and a couple indicated they did. I then asked why?
The response was – just because. We have always done it, or it’s a standard, or customers expected it. The most honest response was ‘I don’t know’.
They why is the test being done? Who is using the information for a decision? What is the
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