All general standards need to be in place, debugged, and training complete—PN, interchangeability, etc., before any process is redesigned. Discusses all the critical building blocks. Assure that the deviation process is efficient, effective, and is not another way to make design changes. See that a method is in place for engineers and service people to define service/spare items. Assure that publications address in detail only the service items. Assure that product nameplates are documented, contain only information required, and contain a field which will allow tracking of changes when necessary.