The trend towards miniaturization of larger components often presents developers with difficulties. Discontinuations and delivery problems also were a problem in the recent past. For frequency control products this means that it is necessary to switch from an older, larger product to a newer, smaller one. This necessitates a re-design of the circuit.
This checklist contains interesting background information as well as the most important steps of a re-design process. It helps to think concretely about switching to a new component and, thus, to avoid surprises in the development process.
Here's what you can expect: