Accelerated Product Development

Author: Clifford Fiore
Publisher: Productivity Press
ISBN: 9781563273100
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Accelerated Product Development from the Author: Clifford Fiore. In Accelerated Product Development: Combining Lean and Six Sigma for Peak Performance, Clifford Fiore provides the blueprint for implementing the key elements for improving the product development process. His innovative and powerful work represents the first book to couple the proven concepts of Lean and Six Sigma with the engineering processes of product development. His results, based on proven strategies and methodologies, enable companies to significantly reduce the time necessary to develop new products, dramatically reduce product cost, and improve product quality.

The Technology Management Handbook

Author: Richard C. Dorf
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780849385773
Size: 31.58 MB
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The Technology Management Handbook from the Author: Richard C. Dorf. If you are not already in a management position, chances are you soon will be. According to the Bureau of Statistics, the fastest growing areas of employment for engineers are in engineering/science management. With over 200 contributing authors, The Technology Management Handbook informs and assists the more than 1.5 million engineering managers in the practice of technical management. Written from the technical manager's perspective and written for technologists who are managers, The Technology Management Handbook presents in-depth information on the science and practice of management. Its comprehensive coverage encompasses the field of technology management, offering information on: Entrepreneurship Innovations Economics Marketing Product Development Manufacturing Finance Accounting Project Management Human Resources International Business

Accelerated Reliability And Durability Testing Technology

Author: Lev M. Klyatis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111809400X
Size: 52.34 MB
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Accelerated Reliability And Durability Testing Technology from the Author: Lev M. Klyatis. Learn how ART and ADT can reduce cost, time, product recalls, and customer complaints This book provides engineers with the techniques and tools they need to use accelerated reliability testing (ART) and accelerated durability testing (ADT) as key factors to accurately predict a product's quality, reliability, durability, and maintainability during a given time, such as service life or warranty period. It covers new ideas and offers a unique approach to accurate simulation and integration of field inputs, safety, and human factors, as well as accelerated product development, as components of interdisciplinary systems engineering. Beginning with a comprehensive introduction to the subject of ART and ADT, the book covers: ART and ADT as components of an interdisciplinary systems of systems approach Methodology of ART and ADT performance Equipment for ART and ADT technology ART and ADT as sources of initial information for accurate quality, reliability, maintainability, and durability prediction and product accelerated development The economical results of the usage of ART and ADT ART and ADT standardization The book covers the newest techniques in the field and provides many case studies that illuminate how the implementation of ART and ADT can solve previously inaccessible problems in the field of engineering, such as reducing product recalls, cost, and time during design, manufacture, and usage. Professionals will find the answers to how one can carry out ART and ADT technology in a practical manner. Accelerated Reliability and Durability Testing Technology is indispensable reading for engineers, researchers in industry, usage, and academia who are involved in the design of experiments, field simulations, maintenance, reliabilty, durabilty, accurate prediction, and product development, and graduate students in related courses.

Lean Strategies For Product Development

Author: Clifford Fiore
Publisher: ASQ Quality Press
ISBN: 9780873896047
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Lean Strategies For Product Development from the Author: Clifford Fiore. Most companies are under a great deal of pressure to reduce expenses and increase profits. And as the competition continues to increase, these companies are all racing to develop new products and bring them to market as quickly and cheaply as possible. Many of these companies have turned to lean strategies in the manufacturing area to help them improve the process by eliminating waste and helping them gain a competitive advantage. Yet few if any have taken these same strategies beyond the manufacturing environment and into the product development area. This is the focus of Lean Strategies for Product Development, which explains how to use these same lean strategies and principles in non-manufacturing areas which will lead to reduced cycle times and increased profits. Lean Strategies for Product Development highlights problems that are common to companies in terms of developing products cheaply and efficiently. the result is a book based on proven strategies and methodologies that will enable a company to significantly reduce the time necessary to develop new products and dramatically reduce product cost. Companies that have implemented the concepts presented in Lean Strategies for Product Development have achieved dramatic results. In some cases, cycle time reduction by as much as 70% has been achieved. the concepts are presented in the context of a story centered on two key characters u a customer and his supplier. Through the dialog shared between the characters, the concepts are presented and a new business opportunity emerges.

Integrated Product And Process Development

Author: John M. Usher
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471155973
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Integrated Product And Process Development from the Author: John M. Usher. The phenomenal success of integrated product and process development (IPPD) at such companies as Boeing, Motorola, and Hewlett-Packard has led many manufacturers to place renewed emphasis on this critical aspect of concurrent engineering. If you are among those charged with the daunting task of implementing, upgrading, or maintaining IPPD, you need a single reference/handbook that covers all of the tools, technologies, and applications that support IPPD. You need Integrated Product and Process Development. Emphasizing applications, this extremely user-friendly guide covers everything from basic principles to cutting-edge research. It addresses ideas and methods in product design as well as issues related to process design and manufacturing. Case studies illustrate the application of various tools and techniques of IPPD in manufacturing for the defense industry, making the most of product planning, applications of quality function deployment (QFD), the effective use of design optimization, and integrating design and process planning. Other topics covered include: * Identifying customer needs using QFD. * Issues and constraints in time-driven product development. * Enhancing automated design systems with functional design. * Rapid prototyping. * Case-based process planning systems

Accelerating New Food Product Design And Development

Author: Jacqueline H. Beckley
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119149320
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Accelerating New Food Product Design And Development from the Author: Jacqueline H. Beckley. Written primarily for directors and managers of food design and development, food scientists, technologists, and product developers, this book explains all the necessary information in order to help meet the increasing demands for innovation in an industry that is providing fewer resources. This updated edition, by a group of seasoned food industry business professionals and academics, provides a real-world perspective of what is occurring in the food industry right now, offers strategic frameworks for problem solving and R&D strategies, and presents methods needed to accelerate and optimize new product development. Accelerating New Food Product Design and Development, Second Edition features five brand new chapters covering all the changes that have occurred within the last decade: A Flavor Supplier Perspective, An Ingredient Supplier Perspective, Applying Processes that Accelerate New Product Development, Looking at How the University Prepares Someone for a Career in Food, and Innovative Packaging and Its Impact on Accelerated Product Development. Offers new perspectives on what really goes on during the development process Includes updated chapters fully describing the changes that have occurred in the food industry, both from a developer’s point of view as well as the consumer requirements Features a completely rewritten chapter covering the importance of packaging which is enhanced through 3D printing All of this against the impact on speed to market Filled with unique viewpoints of the business from those who really know and a plethora of new information, Accelerating New Food Product Design and Development, Second Edition will be of great interest to all professionals engaged in new food product design and development.

Rapid Tooling

Author: Peter Hilton
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0824741595
Size: 73.77 MB
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Rapid Tooling from the Author: Peter Hilton. A discussion of the rapid tooling (RT) technologies under development and in use for the timely production of moulds and manufacturing tools. It describes applications within various leading companies and guides product and manufacturing process development groups on ways to reduce investments of money and time.

Bottom Line Results From Strategic Human Resource Planning

Author: R.J. Niehaus
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1475795394
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Bottom Line Results From Strategic Human Resource Planning from the Author: R.J. Niehaus. This volume is the proceedings of a symposium entitled "Bottom Line Results from Strategic Human Resource Planning" which was held at Salve Regina University, Newport, Rhode Island on June 11-14, 1991. The meeting was sponsored by the Research Committee of the Human Resource Planning Society (HRPS). In developing the agenda, the Research Committee continued the approach used in previous HRPS research symposia. The focus of these meetings is on the linkage ofthe state-of-practice with the state-of-the-art. Particular attention was placed on research studies which were application oriented so that member organizations can see examples of ways to extend current practices with the knowledge presented by the applications. The meeting had sessions on: (1) The Strategic Role of Human Resources, (2) Globalization, (3) Downsizing, (4) Quality as a Strategic Human Resource Issue, (5) Forecasting Human Resource Needs, and (6) Managing People to Build Competitive Advantage. Twenty six papers were presented with discussion periods at appropriate points in the meeting. This volume contains twenty two ofthese papers along with an introductory paper. A short summary is also provided at the beginning of each major subdivision into which the papers are arranged. Thanks are in order for all who contributed to the success of the meeting.