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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 ...
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 ...
Lean Implementation Considerations in Factory Operations of Low Volume/High Complexity Production Systems
The researchers of the Lean Aircraft Initiative developed a hypothesized lean implementation model seeking to provide its members guidance on implementing lean transitions in factory operations of low volume/high complexity ...
The Lean Value Principle in Military Aerospace Product Development
This document takes a critical look at the first lean principle, Value. The meaning of value is ivestigated in: 1.) general context, 2.) product development context and 3.) the business literature context. Insights about ...