About the Author
Frank Watts graduated in engineering from the University of Illinois engineering and has more than 48 years of industrial and consultation experience. He is an NDIA Certified Configuration and Data Manager. He founded his own company to specialize in configuration management and has presented seminars on the subject to over 4,000 product manufacturing people. He is the author of the best-selling Engineering Documentation Control Handbook which is now in its 4th edition.
Frank has guided the development of the engineering change control process at many companies and made significant contributions toward improving the new product release process, installed ERP systems, new numbering systems, helped companies attain a single BOM database and guided reengineering of the CM processes. His industrial experience includes Caterpillar, Collins Radio, Control Data, Storage Technology, UFE and Archive.