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Applying the Lessons of “Lean Now” To Transform the US Aerospace Enterprise
A study guide for government lean transformation
Summary Report: Systematic IPT Integration in Lean Development Programs
Integrated product development (IPD) has been established as a salient aspect of the lean enterprise paradigm. The drive towards IPD includes an impetus to organize around integrated product teams (IPTs), cross-functional ...
The Software Factory: Integrating CASE Technologies to Improve Productivity
This report addresses the use of computer-aided software engineering (CASE) technology for the development of aircraft software. Real-time embedded software is becoming the key to implementing avionic systems functionality ...
Implementing Cross-Functional Teams in an IPPD Environment
Lean Aircraft Initiative Implementation Workshop report
Lean Aircraft Initiative Product Development Team Effectiveness
The current study explores the relative influence of function managers and team leaders in managing integrated product development teams (IPTs). This study was prompted by the results of an earlier study, completed in ...
LAI Healthcare Research
Agenda: • Research Motivation and LAI Alignment • LAI Healthcare Research Pipeline • Overview of Research Projects • Final Comments
Lean Aerospace Initiative Research Projects Phase III
Summary of Lean Enterprise Team Projects, Product Development Team Projects, Manufacturing Systems Team Projects, Supplier Networks Team Projects, Organizations and People Team Projects, Acquisition Team Projects
Challenges in the Better, Faster, Cheaper Era of Aeronautical Design, Engineering, and Manufacturing
“Better, Faster, Cheaper” (BFC) emerged in the 1990s as a new paradigm for aerospace products. In this paper, we examine some of the underlying reasons for BFC and offer some thoughts to help frame the thinking and ...