The Journey from obsolescence management to life cycle sustainment.

White Papers

Proactive management in all phases of a life cycle is crucial to avoid costly component replacements, ensure critical weapons system readiness, and reduce risks to warfighters.

Read more

When it is understood that traditional obsolescence management itself often starts too late in a program’s life cycle, we see the need to address ongoing risk from a different angle.

Read more

Critical Thoughts

embedded computer

Tania’s Teachable: Cautionary Tales from the Embedded Industry: The Cost of Ignoring Loyal Customers

By GDCA | May 1, 2024

New Episode Alert: Lessons from a Market Leader’s Misstep In our latest episode of “Tania’s Teachable,” we explore a compelling case study recently featured in EE Times Europe. The episode […]

Read More
electronics obsolescence

Just because you have the TDP doesn’t mean you can build the board

By GDCA | February 20, 2024

Recently, one of the ways in which we’ve seen end-use customers try to combat electronics obsolescence is by getting the technical data (TDP) of the required  circuit board from the […]

Read More

The New Kids on the Supply Chain Block

By GDCA | January 12, 2024

Electronics obsolescence causes far bigger shockwaves across supply chains than most people realize. The domino effect typically starts with the discontinuation of a component on the circuit board, and then […]

Read More

GDCA Media


NAI, GDCA team up to ensure continued support for U.S. Navy Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) program

February 29, 2024

BOHEMIA, New York and LIVERMORE, Calif. Rugged embedded computing supplier North Atlantic Industries (NAI) and long-term embedded support provider GDCA Inc. announced the successful transfer of NAI’s venerable 64C1 & 64D1 legacy product lines, […]

Negative Case Study: An Embedded OEM’s Disastrous Disengagement

February 28, 2024

This case study reflects the pitfalls of neglecting legacy customers during major transitions, dissecting missteps and missed connections.

LEMs and OEMs: Different Set-ups, different scopes

December 26, 2023
Posted in

A look at the difference between OEMs and LEMs–and why LEMs are so important for OEMs  


GDCA Newsletters

Subscribe for Legacy Equipment Manufacturing News

Stay updated with Legacy Equipment Manufacturing (LEM) insights, trends, and solutions from GDCA.