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Lean Transition of Emerging Industrial Capability (LeanTEC)
Lean Transition of Emerging Industrial Capability (LeanTEC) program was a cooperative agreement between the Boeing Company and AFRL conducted from January 1998 to January 2002. The results of this program are documented ...
Challenges in the Better, Faster, Cheaper Era of Aeronautical Design, Engineering and Manufacturing
Starting in the 1990s, the aerospace industry was challenged to produce products and systems Better, faster, Cheaper. In this paper, we examine some of the underlying reasons for BFC and offer some thoughts to help frame ...
A Framework for Integration from the Manufacturing Perspective
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2002-01-30)
-Industrial product maturity impact on manufacturing -What is manufacturing system design -The manufacturing system design framework
Applications of Lean Ideas to the Aerospace Industry
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004-06-25)
• Lean Aerospace Initiative origin and mission • Functional lean successes • Successes through interaction between functions • Success through enterprise integration and value creation • Total enterprise integration ...
Value Stream Analysis and Mapping for Product Development
This paper explores the concept of Value Stream Analysis and Mapping (VSA/M) as applied to Product Development (PD) efforts. Value Stream Analysis and Mapping is a method of business process improvement. The application ...
Building the 21st Century Aerospace Workforce
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001-05-09)
Begin with a call to action. Present evidence on the dimensions of an employment crisis in the Aerospace Industry. Understand the links to issues of instability and lean. Focus dialogue on high leverage, mutual gains ...
Introduction to LAI
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001-09-26)
Why LAI? How does LAI work? What use is LAI to others? How far has LAI come and where will we go next?
Applying the Lessons of “Lean Now” to Transform the US Aerospace Enterprise
Lean is common sense and good business sense. As organizations grow and become more successful, they begin to lose insight into the basic truths of what made them successful. Organizations have to deal with more and more ...
A Proposal for Enterprise Value Phase of the Lean Aerospace Initiative
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) submits this proposal for the Enterprise Value Phase of the Lean Aerospace Initiative (LAI) in response to the October 9, 2002 Request for Proposal (RFP) F33615-02-2-5501 ...